Posts tagged with ‘Advent’

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Epiphany: 2015


In this season of the Epiphany, the light of God shines in our liturgies, from the Baptism of Jesus to his Transfiuration on the mountain.

Advent Dinner (Wednesday, December 10, at 5:30 p.m.)


Please join us as we gather in this Advent season for a delicious ham dinner, poetry read by Bob Nielsen, songs by the youth and adult choirs, a gift at each place setting, and a special reading of the Night Before Christmas by Fr. Rick. Time: 5:30 p.m. – Champagne punch and light starters Dinner: 6:00 […]

Digital Advent Calendar


The Brothers of St. John the Evangelist have created a digital Advent calendar. It is available by e-mail and on Pinterest. Click the image below to learn more and get your copy.

Advent Lessons and Carols


Advent Lessons and Carols will be offered next Sunday, December 2, 2013. Join us at 5:30 p.m. for a beautiful service of lessons, hymns, and anthems that will bring a peaceful and focused beginning to the Advent season. Advent is marked by a spirit of expectation, of anticipation, of preparation, of longing. It is that hope, […]

The Rector’s December Message


The motif of family makes Advent and Christmas especially endearing. We catch our breath with Mary as she learns from Gabriel that she has conceived. We struggle with Mary and Joseph as they respond to her untimely pregnancy. We watch and wait as they travel to Bethlehem, and we rejoice as they become the Holy […]

The Little Match Girl


The Little Match Girl is a new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale for the holiday season. Full of well-loved Christmas carols and reset in the 1910-1911 New York City Irish ghetto, the musical is well-researched and historically accurate. The audience will travel through the infamous Five Points and learn what it was […]