“Nativity Stories: The Shepherds”

Date: November 27th, 2016 (Advent 1)

Message Delivered at: The United Church of Underhill (UCC and UMC)

Key Text(s): Psalm 23:1-3; 2 Samuel 5:1-2; Ezekiel 34:1-10; Matthew 2:3-8; Luke 2:8-20; John 10:11-149



Today we begin a short sermon series titled, “Nativity Stories.”  In this sermon I offer a brief overview of the history of nativity sets and then consider the Shepherds.  Why are they in the story?  What do they tell us about who Jesus is  and what he means for our lives?