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Christmas Music & Flowers

Planning to make a donation for Christmas flowers or music? Donations are now being accepted toward special music programming and flowers for our Christmas services. To donate, please either fill out an envelope located in the front or rear of the church on Sundays or fill out the form below. It is important to note […]

Comfort and Joy

Comfort and Joy An Advent Calendar of Meditations: Making Holy Time in the Year of our Lord 2020 All are welcome and invited to participate in our daily, Advent reading series featuring the seasonal themes of Comfort and Joy. Stories, meditations, memories, and even recipes! written for you by the people of Episcopal Church of […]

Blue Christmas Service

This contemplative service of lessons, songs, and meditations is a thoughtful celebration of the birth of Christ. Although offered especially for those who are grieving, or for whom the holidays are difficult, all are welcome to an evening of solemn joy. We will also offer a live-stream, virtual attendance opportunity for those who wish to […]

2020 Christmas Services

Join us this Christmas season for any one, or all, of our 2020 Christmas services. For more information, please refer to the following pages: Blue Christmas : Sun, Dec 6 @ 6:30 PM Christmas Eve : Thurs, Dec 24 @ 7 PM Christmas Day : Fri, Dec 25 @ 10 AM Social distancing procedures will […]

Abnormal Christians

Abnormal Christians 2nd Sunday After Christmas, Year A Becky Robbins-Penniman The magi are up in our Creche on the side altar. They’re a day early. Tomorrow is the feast of the Epiphany, and it’s the day when we tell the story of the strangers from a far-away land who arrived in Israel looking for the […]

The Word Made Flesh

The Word Made Flesh 1st Sunday After Christmas, Year A Deacon Cindy Roehl Have you noticed that just this weekend, in many homes and neighborhoods, the decorations have already come down? We have all been waiting a long time, and suddenly, for many, the day has come and gone. Ours is still here because, actually, […]

Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas! Advent 4, Year A Service of Advent Lessons & Carols Becky Robbins-Penniman This particular service of Advent Lessons and Carols is unique; unique to this parish, this little corner of God’s world. In this service, we look the story of the Nativity in a huge sweep of time; we begin with a peek […]

Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day, Year A Becky Robbins-Penniman Christmas Day is truly a day set apart from all the others. Stores and attractions that don’t close on any other day are closed today – not all of them, but way, way more than any other day of the year. Unlike when I was a kid, it’s not […]

Family Christmas Eve 2019

The Christmas Story comes alive as we welcome and encourage kids from 1 to 92 to be part of the fun, “plugging in” whomever comes that evening into the Nativity role they choose. You can expect laughter, merriment, carols, candlelight, and Holy Communion. Additional Christmas Services Family Christmas Event on Facebook

5th Annual Carol Sing

Please join us on Sunday, December 15th a 4:00 PM for our 5th annual Carol Sing! We will offer a variety of Christmas Carols and a chance to sing some of your favorites. This fun night is sponsored by the Bells of Hope and features organist, Robert Moncrief. A freewill offering will be taken to […]