A sermon by Rev. Rebecca White Newgren at Second Congregational UCC / First Presbyterian PCUSA Church of Rockford, Illinois

“The Lord will rejoice over you with gladness.” – Zephaniah 3:14-20

“If the Lord is going to rejoice over us with gladness, why would we get so drawn into the circumstances of our lives that our hearts forget to dance?” Rev. Rebecca White Newgren

“In our waiting of Advent, we can wait in need, focusing on what we do not have, or we can wait in Abundance, focusing on all that we do have and can give to others.” Rev. Rebecca White Newgren

Scripture Lesson:
Zephaniah 3:14-20
Luke 3:7-18