Advent 1: The End is Near, But Don’t Worry

Jeff GarrisonBluemont and Mayberry Presbyterian Church  Luke 21:25-36November 28, 2021 At the Beginning of Worship Today we begin our Advent journey: four weeks of preparation for Christ’s coming. Advent is about waiting. During this season we recall the centuries the Israelites longed for a Messiah. It’s also a season in which we are reminded that we, … Read more Advent 1: The End is Near, But Don’t Worry


Reformation Sunday: God as a Fountain of Goodness

Jeff GarrisonBluemont and Mayberry Presbyterian ChurchesOctober 31, 201Isaiah 12 At the Beginning of Worship Today is Reformation Sunday. 504 years ago, on this date, Martin Luther nailed up his 95 Thesis. This marked the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. I will use the gap between now and the beginning of Advent (as I don’t have … Read more Reformation Sunday: God as a Fountain of Goodness