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Matthew 3:1-12; Isaiah 11:1-10

2nd Sunday of Advent - Year A

December 04, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Shawnthea Monroe (UCC)


This may only be the second Sunday of Advent, but I am already over Christmas. Like everyone else, I get caught up in the spirit of the "holiday" season--the shopping, the baking, the decorating, the parties--while simultaneously trying to hold a quiet space for the season of Advent. Honestly, it feels like a losing battle: even in church, there are people itching to sing "O Come All Ye Faithful," and it is only December 4th.

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