“Advent Missions Update” > December 1+2 , 2012

The Texts:  John 1 : 9,14 ; Jeremiah 17: 7-8 ; Isaiah 9: 1-3 .    ….    Lisa N. gives us an update on her mission at the children’s hospital in Mali, Africa , on this first Sunday of Advent this year.  This month is also “Missions month” , so the message of Advent is intermingled with missions.     ….     Note: You may have to click on the “read more” button below to reveal the audio link.    ….    This weeks message, the first in the Advent series for 2012 : “True Light” ,  is in 7 parts.     Part 1 is Dan B.’s introduction to Advent and Missions month.   Part 2 consists of  readings from Isaiah 9 in English, Spanish and Danish.  NOTE: there are some beeping interference noises that crept into the audio, so there is nothing wrong with your audio layback device!  Part 3   is a message from Abraham himself, delivered by a member of our talented drama team.  NOTE: the audio of this section is very low, so you will have to turn UP the volume of your playback device in this section only.   Part 4  is Pastor Bill Calvin explaining the Biblical Basis for Missions.   Part 5 is Pastor David Riemenschneider introducing Lisa N.   Part 6 is Lisa N. delivering her missions update and her struggles with keeping the hospital running through all the political turmoil going on in Mali.   Part 7 is the Benediction.    “The people walking in darkness will see a great light!!”