11:00 am in Calvin Hall West
WITHERSPOON CLASS SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER, 2013
For the four Sundays in Advent,
the class will use the Scriptures and hymns suggested in the Lectionary
to prepare ourselves for the coming of the Christ Child.
Each Sunday a leader will read the scriptures and lead the discussion.
Each Sunday Dave Willis will also discuss the background of a Christmas hymn.
Class members should read the scriptures before each class.
December 1: Leader, Vaughan Palmore;
Scripture: Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Matthew 24:36-44; Romans 13:11-14.
Hymn, “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus”
December 8: Leader, Sandra Lawrence;
Scripture: Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:18-19; Matthew 3:1-12; Romans 18: 4-13;
Hymn, “Lo, How a Rose Ere Blooming”
December 15: Leader Rich Custer;
Scripture: Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 146: 5-10; Luke 1: 46-5; James 5:7-10;
Hymn, ‘Watchman Tell Us of the Night”
December 22: Leader, Barbara Schoof;
Scripture: Isaiah 7:10-16; Psalm 80:1-7; Matthew 1:18-25; Romans 1:1-7
Hymn, “O Come, 0 Come Emmanuel”
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December 29, Jane Kristof will present a power point on the
representation in art of the birth of Jesus as told in Matthew’s Gospel.