The Spirit of Herod – The Fount Account

When I was a young adult, my father warned me to be aware that “The Spirit of Herod” was trying to steal the joy of Christmas from me. That warning really impacted me because my father had never in all my life ever spoken of any spirit of evil having an influence...

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The Gift of Waiting – The Fount Account

The season of Advent is upon us! Every year, for the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, the church observes Advent in preparation for the advent (coming, or arrival) of Jesus. During Advent we go back to the Old Testament and enter in with God’s people as they waited for...

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Join Your Church Family!

On Sunday, December 10th, between 3:00 and 7:00 PM, Glen and Cyndy Haworth invite you to their home (a.k.a. “The Parsonage”) for a Christmas Open House! It is a “drop in” party, so come whenever you can! There will be goodies to share, fellowship to be had, and the cheer...

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Advent Readers Needed

Each year during Advent, we have traditionally lit the Advent candles at the beginning of each Sunday’s worship service. We are planning on doing that again this year. If your family or friend group would like to be readers/lighters one Sunday, please let us know. This is an excellent thing...

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New Advent Series

This year during Advent, Pastor Glen will be preaching a series of messages that will coincide with the Daily Devotions from Seedbed. The series is called “Protagonist” and it will be a journey with Isaiah heading to the birth of the Christ Child. Each day, starting on December 1st, the...

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Sing the Joy of Christmas!

The Coastal California Chorale & Orchestra (which Christina Smith, our wonderful Worship Leader sings in) will perform in concert Sunday, December 3rd at 5 PM in Newport Beach. She invites the members of The Fount to come to this free concert. The Imago Dei Children’s Chorus will also participate in...

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Hanging of the Greens – Wednesday, Nov. 29th

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Time to decorate the Sanctuary for Advent/Christmas, traditionally called “Hanging of the Greens”, referring to the green wreathes and garland (and don’t forget the tree!). We will gather at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, November 29th, to deck the hall with bows of...

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O Holy Night: The Story Behind the Song

On this last post before Christmas, I want to share a post from December 11, 2020 by Cheryl Elton, titled “O Holy Night: The Story Behind the Song”. You can find the original post here. There will be no The Fount Account next week, as we take a break for...

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Christmas Eve Readers Needed

Once again this year we will celebrate Christmas Eve with a service of Lessons and Carols! For this service we need nine readers to read the biblical story leading up to Christmas. If you would like to be one of the readers, please let me know. I’ll assign you a...

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Pastor’s Christmas Greetings

As we approach yet another Christmas, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on where we are as a church family and how God is blessing and challenging us. This has been a tough year in many ways. We have begun a process that may well lead to our...

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