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Third Sunday of Advent

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Sunday, 

December

11th

 

 

8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.   - Eucharistic Liturgy

 9:40 a.m.   - Adult and Youth Forum, and Sunday School for ages 3 and up

 In Adult Forum: Join us in Franklin Nelson Hall for fellowship and refreshments, and a program with "Dr. Girvin - Music of Advent and Christmas" - Dr. Girvin's annual survey of Advent and Christmas favorites.

Join us on Wednesdays for our Midweek Advent Service

"Hark The Glad Sound"

Wednesdays, November 30th, and December 7th, 14th and 21st

Communion Liturgies at 12:15 and 7:30 p.m.

Gluten free hosts are always available for communion.

News & Announcements

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SERVICES

advent-wreath-clipartJoin us for midweek worship services each Wednesday during Advent with communion liturgies at 12:15 and 7:30 p.m.  Advent worship begins  Wednesday, November 30 and continues on December 7, 14 and 21.

 

December 24 – Christmas Eve“Thanks for the Gift”
4:00 p.m. – Children’s Service of Lessons and Carols
6:00 and 8:00 p.m. – Candlelight Eucharist  
6:00 p.m. Soloists and Organ
8:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir, Faith Bell Ringers and Instrumentalists

December 25 – Christmas Day:  “It’s Still Thanksgiving”
10:00 a.m. – Festival Eucharist

January 1 – Christmas 1
10:00 a.m. – Service of Lessons and Carols

MUSIC AT FAITH BENEFIT CONCERT – Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m

concert-eunsooks-hongAll are welcome to join us for the next in our Music at Faith concerts.  Flutist, Eunsook Hong will be here and joined by John Girvin on piano and organ, and soprano, Christina Girvin.  Freewill offering will be collected to help support the ongoing ministries of St. Stephan’s Grace Community – ELCA in Newark’s Ironbound.

SHARING TREE – thru November 30

sharing tree 1Our Christmas gift giving ministry is underway.  Gifts will be collected and shared with Possum Way Group Home in New Providence;  Cheshire Home in Florham Park; ARC of Union County; local residents through Community Service Association of New Providence; and St. Stephan’s Grace Community Lutheran Church in Newark.  Please note the tags for St. Stephan’s Grace suggest a nominal children’s gift and small financial gift to support ELCA World Hunger.  Be sure when you take a tag from the tree in the narthex, you sign it out so that we can keep track.  Thanks to Joanne Berryman for organizing and guiding this ministry once again for us.