Author: Jenny Cudahy

09 Dec Mary’s Magnificat

December 8, 2019 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church Lullabies are a time-honored tradition when it comes to soothing fussy babies.  There is something about a parent’s voice that can bring a sense of peace—or “lull,” as the word suggests—to help a little one drift into sleep.  It...

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05 Dec Advent first, then Christmas?

December 5, 2019 Advent first, then Christmas? The theological concept of Advent is largely lost on America’s secular culture.  Even among church-type folks, several denominations do not observe Advent. Like the rest of society, as soon as the turkey carcass has been tossed into the soup...

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04 Dec Songs of the Season:  Zechariah’s Benedictus

Songs of the Season:  Zechariah’s Benedictus Luke 1:68-79 December 1, 2019 Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church “All of humanity’s problems stem from [their] inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”  That is a quote from the famous mathematician and theologian Blaise Pascal in the 17th century—long before the smartphone,...

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26 Nov Top Secret Mission

We are inviting you to join us on a “top-secret” Christmas mission. We are launching an initiative to commit "Random Acts of Christmas Kindness." We will spread kindness all around the community, leaving no "footprint" except for a card that lets people know they've been...

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21 Nov Still. Just. Wow!

November 21, 2019 Do you know what it is to feel so much joy and gratitude that you think your heart might burst? That is the happy place I inhabit this morning, and I am not alone.  I received a text message on the way to work...

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15 Nov Advent 2019

Advent at Calvary Presbyterian Church December 1: Zechariah's Song:  The Benedictus December 8:  Mary's Song:  The Magnificat (Advent Wreath-Making Event & Hanging of the Greens Following Worship) December 15:  Lessons & Carols December 22:  The Angels' Song:  Gloria Christmas Eve:  Candle Lighting Service with Communion, 7:30 p.m. Click here for more...

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