Sunday 11.29.20

Mary the Trustee


Sermon (Ally Kalsbeek)

Reflect and Respond

Dismissal & Sending


Early Childhood Lesson (Parent Guide)
Elementary Lesson (Parent Guide)

Reflect on Advent (Zoom)
Come and see familiar faces while you sit and reflect on scripture passages around this advent season. This will be a contemplative space to slow down and have scripture read over you and be led through some guided questions for reflection. Sign up HERE.
Tuesdays, December 1-22, 7:30pm

Newcomer Zoom
If you consider yourself new to the Vineyard, this zoom is for you! We would love to get to know you and connect. This will also be a fun opportunity to meet with some Vineyard leaders and learn more about our church vision and community. Register HERE.
Sunday, December 6, 5:30pm

Virtual Women’s Christmas Brunch
Due to COVID-19, we will be doing our Christmas Brunch virtually this year. Women will host the brunch at their house and decide if they will do a potluck or provide food themselves. All hosts will tune into a livestream hosted by Ally and Natalie to connect the larger community. Register HERE.
Saturday, December 12, 9:30-11:30am


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Sermon Notes

Mary the Trustee
By: Ally Kalsbeek

Luke 1:26-38
(26) In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, (27) to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. (28) And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” (29) But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be. (30) And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. (31) And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. (32) He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, (33) and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.” (34) And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?” (35) And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God. (36) And behold, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son, and this is the sixth month with her who was called barren. (37) For nothing will be impossible with God.” (38) And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.

  1. Trust God's grace, not your own ability.

  2. Trust the interruptions.
    1. Living an interruptible life has ripple effects

  3. Trust when you fear.

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