In his letter to the church in Rome, Paul writes that "The whole creation is groaning together and suffering labor pains, waiting for the salvation that is to come. "
These words call even more loudly today as we witness 11,000 climate scientists from 153 countries sign a declaration of climate emergency.
The season of Advent calls faithful people to lay down our addiction to the trappings of Christmas and to think through what it means to anticipate Christ's gifts of hope, peace, joy and love. These are not just gifts for people, these are gifts that all of creation can anticipate.
The new church year begins on first Sunday of Advent, and for Lynn Valley United, that begins on November 24th, shifting Christmas Sunday to December 22 to expand the opportunity to gather in community for those who travel for Christmas.
Join us for Advent and Christmas at Lynn Valley United, to encounter a thoughtful dialogue and commitment to climate justice. There is nothing you need to know or do to join in worship at Lynn Valley United. All are welcome, and all truly means all. Whover you are, where ever you are on your journey, there is a place for you here.