This year, the Christmas classic Joy to the World turns 300 years old! How exciting! It’s not often that a song loved around the world loves turns 300. What a birthday!
To celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime experience, Dr. Marcia McFee has created the Heaven and Nature Sing Advent Worship Series to help flood congregations with joy and inspiration this season! Composer Isaac Watt’s interpretation of Psalm 98 invites us to sing a “new song” – and it is a powerful cosmic performance of all creation being renewed and freed. Rather than “joy” being yet another word for “happiness,” we will discover that the depths of joy can be found especially in the midst of suffering, the work of justice, and the presence of compassion – all part of the coming of Jesus to this world and a message the world still so desperately needs.
Stay tuned for more details as the Advent Season approaches!