On our 2nd Sunday in Advent, we will be studying the background to two of the main characters of the Christmas account—that of Joseph and Mary. With centuries of history since their “introduction” as the earthly parents of Jesus, it is sometimes hard to peel back the layers of tradition, assumptions and judgments as to their character and what they must have felt during their encounter with the angel and the prediction as to the part they would play in God’s sovereign program of redemption for mankind. This weekend we will try to do just that. In “Just Ordinary Folk” we will study their contributions and their lives to see that God uses us, even when we are nothing special, to accomplish His goals. Join us this Christmas to worship our coming Savior in our sermon series “From Presents to Presence”.   Pastor Rick