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Third Sunday in Advent: The Forerunner

Description: Commemorating: The 3rd week of the start of the church calendar year. Preparing to celebrate the birth (and second coming) of the Christ.

Theme: The Forerunner.

Celebration: Weekly communal worship. Decorating homes in preparation for Christmas.

Scheduling: 2nd Sunday before Christmas Day.

Lectionary (odd years): MALACHI 3:1-5; Phil 4:4-9; Mt 11:2-15.

Lectionary (even years): ISAIAH 40:1-11; 1 Cor 4:1-5; Jn 1:19-27.

Seasonal Preface:
"And now we give you thanks
for the preaching of John the Baptist,
which prepared the way for your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ,
and heralded him as the Lamb of God
who takes away the sin of the world (Jn. 1:29)."
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Date: Sunday, 13 December 2015
Repeat Type: ,Inclusion Dates=12/13/2015 12/11/2016 12/17/2017 12/16/2018 12/15/2019 12/1 3/2020 12/12/2021 12/11/2022
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Category: Suggested Lessons*
Created by: Presbytery Clerk
Updated: Wednesday, 8 July 2015 09:40 GMT
Participants: Presbytery Clerk
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