'Christmas' tagged posts

Beginning Again with Grace

Just five days ago we were poised—we were ready. We had these plans outlined in front of us and our goals etched in stone. This would be the year of renewed patience. Just five days ago our attentions were focused. This would be the year of more kindness and less busy-ness, and reconnections with others.…

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Herb Frombach writes, “When the song of the angels is stilled and the voices of the night are silent; when the shepherds return to their sheep, the work of Christmas begins. When the star in the heavens is dim, and the ringing of the bells is fading; when the kings travel back to their lands, the work of Christmas begins.”…

Kneeling in Bethlehem

On Sunday morning, 9 December 2013, the Sanctuary Choir presented Kneeling in Bethlehem, a service of Christmas music. We hope that you will find it a most meaningful experience of worship. You can listen to selections from this service, in the form of MP3 audio files: Advent is Waiting —Dale Peterson In Search of A…


Mary and Joseph seem different when we read about them. The story underlines that for us, that God chooses to bring the Light into the world through them: it came first to Joseph and Mary, and it goes out from there. [button link=”http://auburnfbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/AFBC_Brewer_20121223.mp3″]Download MP3 Audio File[/button]

A Song in the Night

On 1 December 2012, during the regular Sunday morning worship service, the Sanctuary Choir of Auburn First Baptist Church presented A Song in the Night, a service of Christmas music. You can listen to selections from this service, in the form of MP3 audio files: We Three Kings Sing We Now of Christmas Comfort, Comfort…


Who knew the Light was coming, before Mary? So, maybe a good place to start is with Mary. There are two scenes in Mary’s story; so, we’re going to look at—first—her call, and then her song. [button link=”http://auburnfbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/AFBC_Brewer_20121202.mp3″]Download MP3 Audio File[/button]

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