Covenanting 2

1 Corinthians 12:12-16, Ephesians 5:15-16 & Romans 12:3-8 – 1 – Celebrate who you are. 2 – Don’t think the same, think together! 3 – Sacrifice by using our gifts for the whole, not to exalt ourselves. 4 – Worship is about what happens Monday – Saturday.

Christmas Sunday

Matthew 2:13-23 – Pastoral Intern Shadrack Miyekelo, student at Lancaster Theological Seminary, explores this disturbing text, asking questions from it. God expands his scope from Bethlehem to Africa as the Holy Family finds safety there. Even so, we note that safety for one family occurs while an evil tyrant remains unconfronted.