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Daily Readings

Luke 2:16-18

They (the shepherds) hurried off and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby who was lying in the manger. After seeing them, they reported the message they were told about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. (Luke 2:16-18) Pastor John’s Notes: The shepherds could not contain themselves. They went to see if what they had been told was true, and found that it was! And there they worshipped him.…

Luke 2:15

When the angels had left them and returned to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go straight to Bethlehem and see what has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.” (Luke 2:15) Pastor John’s Notes: After seeing the vision, the shepherds could have just dismissed what they had seen as ridiculous or irrelevant and went back to sleep. It sometimes happens that God reveals to us his glorious truth yet we shrug our shoulders and return…

Luke 2:13-14

Suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying: Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people he favors! (Luke 2:13-14) Pastor John’s Notes: The declaration of one angel to the shepherds broke open the doorway between heaven and earth and the shepherds beheld the glory of the whole host of heaven rejoicing. What a sight that must have been! Think of the contrast here. One baby was…

Luke 2:8-12

In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over their flock. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today in the city of David a Savior was born for you,…

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3050 Marietta Ave. Lancaster, PA 17601

  • Sunday 8:30 a.m. Traditional
    Sunday 10 a.m. Contemporary
    Family Worship Sundays(kids grade 1-12 attend worship) Nov. 25, Dec. 30, Jan. 6, Feb. 3

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