Worship at SCC: November 2020

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Worship Online with SCC: All the information for joining in worship is at http://www.storrscongchurch.org/worship-online/

As of the time of publication, we anticipate remaining with online worship through this period.

November 1: All Saints Day – Holy Communion

Pastor Matt preaching: “Sing with all the Saints in Glory!” 
Scripture:  1st John 3:1-3 & Revelation 7:9-17

November 8: The 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Pastor Matt preaching.
Scripture:  Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 and Matthew 25:1-13

November 15: The 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Rev. Tom Ryberg, guest preacher. 
Scripture:  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 and Matthew 25:14-30

November 22: Christ the King Sunday and Day of Thanksgiving

Pastor Matt preaching.
Scripture:  Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 and Matthew 25:31-46

Advent Series: Those Who Dream

At the end of November, we will step into our season of Advent. “When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream.” (from Psalm 126) What does it look like to live as those who dream? The prophets, the psalmists, John the Baptist, Mary, Elizabeth, Joseph, Simeon, Anna, the shepherds and the Magi—they were all dreamers. They received, discovered, and responded to God’s dreams for the world. In Advent, we step into the mystery and awe of God’s dreams and pray they shape our reality.

This theme is for the dreamers in all of us—those who dream of a deeper connection with God and those who dream of a better world. It’s for those who dream of comfort and for those who have given up on their dreams. It’s for those whose dreams have been crushed and for those who show us that dreams take time. Join us this Advent as we dream alongside prophets and angels, Mary and the Magi. Join us as we seek and sow God’s dreams for our world.

November 29: The First Sunday of Advent – Holy Communion

Pastor Matt preaching: “Those Who Dream Keep Awake” 
Scripture:  Isaiah 64:1-9, Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19, and Mark 13:24-37

Every Wednesday:  Vespers @ 7:00 pm

Designed specifically for the experience of online worshipers, the Vespers service typically lasts 20 to 25 minutes and incorporates psalms, scripture readings, silence, communal and individual prayer, and an opportunity for fellowship and conversation. 

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