Advent and Christmas Services

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to the anniversary of the Lord’s birth on Christmas. The final days of Advent focus particularly on our preparation for the celebrations of the Nativity of our Lord (Christmas).

Beginning the Church's liturgical year, Advent (from, "ad-venire" in Latin or "to come to") is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas.

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December 22 - Advent III
7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
10:30 a.m. Christmas Pageant with Holy Eucharist

December 24 - Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist Services
3:00 p.m. Children & Youth Ensemble
(Carols & Music @ 2:40 p.m.)
6:00 p.m. Vocal Ensemble & Guest Singers 
(Carols & Music @ 5:30 p.m.)
7:30 p.m. Parish Dinner
10:00 p.m. Adult Choir, Clarion Brass, and Timpani
(Carols & Music @ 9:30 p.m./Incense will be used at this service.)

December 25th - Christmas Day
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

Scripture Readings for Jan 26

First Lesson Isaiah 9:1-4
Psalm Psalm 27:1 , Psalm 27:5-13
Second Lesson 1 Corinthians 1:10-18
The Holy Gospel Matthew 4:12-23

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