Advent 2016 Schedule

December 1, 2016

Tender Heart Service 2015Join us throughout the seasons of Advent and Christmas as we gather, pray, and sing our way through the days… as we read together prophetic words that have drawn us to new life and awareness of “God with us” through the ages. Unless otherwise noted, services begin at 10a in the sanctuary.

Advent Study with Mary Baard
How the prophet Micah’s concerns speak to our time.
Sundays 9:00 AM; Mondays 10:00 AM

December 4 / 5 Micah 1-3 Where Is Justice?
December 11 / 12 Micah 4-5 Labor for Peace
December 18 / 19 Micah 6-7 What Does God Require?

November 27 – First Sunday of Advent

December 4 – Second Sunday of Advent
With Celebration of Communion
Geoff Parker preaching
Adult Choir and Chapel Ringers

Tending a Tender Heart Service – Immediately after Sunday worship in the sanctuary, including prayers and candle lighting. Come and light a candle for someone you are holding close to your heart.

Ecumenical Lessons and Carols – 3pm, Prelude music by the Parish Ringers will begin at 2:50 pm.
St. John’s Catholic Church 39 Pleasant Street in Brunswick.
Suggested donation at the door is $8.00

December 11 – Third Sunday of Advent
Christmas Cantata with Orchestra: MessiahHandel
Westminster and Adult Choirs. Junior and Cherub Choirs also!

December 18 – Fourth Sunday of Advent
Fellowship Breakfast 8:15-9:30a
Mary Baard preaching
Adult Choir, Westminster, Junior, and Cherub Choirs

December 24 – Christmas Eve
4:00p: Children’s Christmas Pageant: The Shepherd’s Story
Cherub, Junior, and Westminster Reunion Choir; Chapel Ringers

7:30p: Service of Lessons and Carols
Adult and Chamber Choirs; Parish Ringers (Prelude begins at 7:15p)

December 25 – First Sunday of Christmas
Geoff Parker preaching, Carol Sing

December 31 – New Year’s Eve Sanctuary Service
7:oop: Quiet Vigil
7:30p: Prayer Service
All are invited on New Year’s Eve to the sanctuary for a candlelit time of quiet reflection and offering of prayers for the New Year.

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