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Third Sunday of Advent

 

Sunday, December 17th -

Third Sunday of Advent

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

 9:40 a.m. - Education Hour: Sunday Church School for children ages 3 thru 8th grade;  Youth Forum for High School Peer Leaders; and Adult Forum with fellowship in Franklin Nelson Hall.

This coming week at Adult Forum: “Ministry and Mission Update” – A look at the challenges ahead with members of our Exploratory, Finance and Stewardship Committees.

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Gluten free hosts are always available for communion.

News & Announcements

Lent and Holy Week Worship Schedule

THURSDAY, March 24 HOLY THURSDAY 

Eucharist (12: 15 and 7:30 p.m. – Rite of First Communion): “Beginning With Love”

FRIDAY, March 25 – GOOD FRIDAY:

10:00 a.m. – CROSSWALK –  Children ages 3 and up are invited – and bring a friend – to our interactive Good Friday Children’s CrossWalk. Children will hear the story of Jesus’ journey from Palm Sunday to the cross. Contact the Church Office to register.

12:00 noon – Community Ecumenical Service at Faith

7:30 p.m. – Tenebrae with Stripping of the Altar: “Old Endings”

SATURDAY, March 26: A Day of Silence and Meditation

EASTER SUNDAY, March 27: “New Beginnings”

7:00 a.m. – Lighting of the Paschal Candle in the Garden

8:30 a.m. – Easter Procession and Festival Eucharist

11:00 a.m. – Easter Procession and Festival Eucharist

Invite your friends and co-workers to join us for these worship opportunities.

“The Art of Letter Writing” – April 20, 27, May 4 and 11

Join Pastor Jane for this new Daytime Bible  Study written particularly for our Family of Faith.  “The Art of Letter Writing” will take a look at some of the writings of the early Christian church, as well as writings of other Christians and theologians throughout the centuries.  We will explore some of the topics addressed in the Pauline epistles, as well as those of of other Christian leaders including Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, Jr.   We will meet on four Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. beginning April 20.  Register on the sign up sheet on the kiosk or contact the church  office at famfaith@verizon.net.

Vacation Bible School – June 27 to July 1

Surfs up at the Surf Shack!  We are planning this summer’s Vacation Bible School program which will run Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon for children ages 3 and up.  Children will ride the wave of God’s amazing love and encounter God’s awesomeness through Bible stories and learn how we are meant to experience an epic adventure each day.   Registration begins next week, on Easter Sunday.  Contact Melissa Welther at welther@verizon.net for more information or to volunteer.