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Advent 2018 Schedule of Events

 

 

 

Sunday, December 9, Advent II

8:00/10:00  Holy Eucharist/Lighting of the Advent Candles
9:00 Bible Study, Church School & Childcare
11:30 Coffee Hour, OutReaching Together Meeting, Angel Tree Gift Wrapping, The Greening of the Church

Tuesday, December 11

11:30 Gathering of St. James Holy Eucharist and Luncheon

Sunday, December 16, Advent III

8:00  Holy Eucharist/Lighting of the Advent Candles
9:00 Bible Study
10:00 Holy Eucharist and Church School Christmas Pageant.
The church school children have been working hard on this year’s production! Join us as we remember the story of the birth of Jesus in this living nativity.
11:30 Coffee Hour and Christmas Party for the Angel Tree Families. Children with an incarcerated parent will come to receive Christmas gifts and enjoy a special party after church.

Sunday, December 23, advent iv

8:00 Holy Eucharist, Rite 2
9:00 Bible Study, Childcare
10:00 Holy Eucharist
11:30 Coffee Hour

MONDAY, December 24, Christmas Eve

4:00 p.m. Family Holy Eucharist
This child-friendly service lasts an hour and includes a simple nativity story, lots of familiar Christmas carols, and Holy Communion. Following the service, all are invited to Harris Hall for a Birthday Party for Jesus!
10:30 p.m. Festival Holy Eucharist, with Special Music from 10:00 to 10:30 p.m.

Monday, December 25, Christmas Day!

11:00 a.m. Christmas Day Carols and Prayers
A simple service of music and reflections. We invite anyone to share a short story, poem, or reading which reflects the day and its meaning to you.

Sunday, December 30
First Sunday after Christmas

9:00 Service of Lessons and Carols in the Lutheran Tradition
10:00 Community Brunch at Bella Costa. All are welcome to join in this traditional brunch with St. Andrew’s and the Lutheran Church of Framingham. Sign up at the church or call the parish office to reserve your seat.

Sunday, January 6, Epiphany

8:00 Holy Eucharist, Rite 2
9:00 Bible Study, Church School & Childcare
10:00 Holy Eucharist
11:30 Coffee Hour
4:00 Epiphany Potluck: Bring a dish to share for this potluck supper and simple, family-friendly devotional time as we celebrate the light of Christ.

advent reflections

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During this season of Advent, Deacon Susan Lindberg Haley will offer a weekly series of Advent reflections, including daily Scripture readings, her own reflections on the season, and a prayer for the week. Click on the links below to read each week’s installment.
Week 1, Week 2

our Advent THOUGHTFULNESS Calendar

Each daily entry suggests one small, personal activity
you can do to be more generous during this Advent Season
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