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Posts tagged "Love"
Advent blog: Happiness, as easy buying a can of coke by Andrew Harris

Advent blog: Happiness, as easy buying a can of coke by Andrew Harris

This month in HYG we had an interesting discussion that I thought I’d share. In the spirit of the Christmas season, we watched a bunch of commercials and, specifically, we looked at what the commercials were selling. We watched a Coke commercial where Coke made everyone in the world happy, a gum commercial where the gum plays an integral role in a couple falling in love, and a JetBlue commercial that promised luxury, comfort, and security. These commercials lead us to believe that happiness, love,...
Advent Blog: "Fierce Love" by Barbara Callaghan

Advent Blog: “Fierce Love” by Barbara Callaghan

  “Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.” -Hafiz   God chose to have God’s child be born into a specific time and place that was characterized by fear and oppression. What is fiercer than this kind of love? To give the gift right in the midst of the reign of Roman terror; to give one’s child to the soon-to-be refugee couple, Joseph and Mary? Today it would be like Jesus being born in...
How Love Acts

How Love Acts

Paul Shupe preaches sermon titled “How Love Acts.” Hancock Church Sermon – Rev. Paul Shupe – August 31, 2014 – Romans 12:9-21 http://youtu.be/Tp5QqzQIuvI
Advent at Hancock

Advent at Hancock

Advent at Hancock 2013 View our entire Advent in Worship…Advent at Home brochure: Advent 2013 online (PDF) December 1 The First Sunday of Advent will celebrate hope in worship, and the place and role of food in our celebrations. December 8 The Second Sunday of Advent will celebrate peace in worship, and the giving of gifts through our annual Manger Sunday procession. At home, we’ll help you think about giving and receiving gifts that sustain and bring joy. December 9 Monday evening at 7:30, we’ll...
Marked by Love

Marked by Love

Hancock Church Sermon Rev. Dana Allen Walsh January 13, 2013 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22   Marked by Love Over the summer, on our church’s service trip to Panama, one of our more adventurous workdays was preparing three big rice paddies.  At the end of the day, we sipped coconut water from green coconuts and looked at our work and we were all amazed.  Perfect rows of little green shoots sticking up from the muddy waters.  These rice paddies would yield three different harvests of rice, enough...