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Gloria
Advent 2022

Gloria

Often referred to as “the angelic hymn,” the Gloria was first intoned by the angels from heaven for the birth of Christ on earth. The Gloria is a true hymn,...

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December 18, 2022
Reflect & Respond: Week 3
Advent 2022

Reflect & Respond: Week 3

Below, you will find a variety of ways to reflect on the message for this week. Since God speaks to each of us in different ways, you, your family, or...

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December 17, 2022
Present Glory
Advent 2022

Present Glory

Read Isaiah 60:1-3  I remember my first service at Eastbrook in Fall 2017. One of the first things that struck me is the unusual setup of the Worship Hall. I...

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December 16, 2022
Comfort!
Advent 2022

Comfort!

Read Isaiah 40:1-5  When I read the words of our text, I hear in my mind Milwaukee’s Messiah Community Choir singing these verses form the first three movements, and I...

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December 15, 2022
"Good" People
Advent 2022

“Good” People

Read Micah 7:18-20  You don’t have to be “good.”  Growing up, I was that kid who made sure adults liked me. I would go out of the way to please...

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December 14, 2022
Making Outsiders into Insiders
Advent 2022

Making Outsiders into Insiders

Read Romans 1:1-6  My wife and I first came to Eastbrook 19 years ago, as a young couple, new in the city, looking for a place to belong. Like many people,...

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December 13, 2022
A Singular Focus
Advent 2022

A Singular Focus

Read Psalm 111:1-10  As I reflect on the Advent season, I think about how busy these weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas often are. It’s such a wonderful period of time...

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December 12, 2022
Benedictus
Advent 2022

Benedictus

Benedictus, also called the Song of Zechariah, is a hymn of praise and thanksgiving sung by Zechariah, a Jewish priest of the line of Aaron, on the occasion of the...

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December 11, 2022
Reflect & Respond: Week 2
Advent 2022

Reflect & Respond: Week 2

Below, you will find a variety of ways to reflect on the message for this week. Since God speaks to each of us in different ways, you, your family, or...

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December 10, 2022
I Can Only Imagine
Advent 2022

I Can Only Imagine

Read Revelation 7:9-12  Most of my thoughts of heaven have been about me being in God’s presence. Sometimes I think of worshiping with the angels and twenty- four elders around...

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December 09, 2022