Advent and Christmas 2020 Schedule
Here are some special Advent and Christmas services being offered this year. For details read George’s letter of Dec 11, 2020.
- Live Nativity drive-through – Saturday, Dec 19, at 5:00 p.m. in the parking lot. Signup requested.
- Christmas Pageant on Facebook Live – Sunday, Dec 20, during the service at 9:00 a.m.
- Lessons and Carols on Facebook Live – Sunday, Dec 20, at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.
- Christmas Eve live drive-in services, in-car 90.9 FM audio – Thursday, Dec 24, at 5:00 p.m. and at 6:00 p.m. Signup required.
- Christmas Eve service on Facebook Live – Thursday, Dec 24, at 7:00 p.m.
- Christmas Day Service on Facebook Live – Friday, Dec 25, at 10:00 a.m.
- First Sunday after Christmas Service on Facebook Live – Sunday, Dec 27, at 9:00 a.m.
St. Paul’s Donates over $8400 to Heifer International in 2020
A huge “Thank You” to everyone who donated to Heifer International in 2020. St. Paul’s annual donation has amounted to $8416.52. This is truly a remarkable donation considering that our regular in-person Sunday worship services had to stop in mid March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading for more.Continue reading
Heifer: Online “Living Gift Market”
In years past, St. Paul’s Church has donated to Heifer International during Sunday morning worship services and as alternative gifts to honor family and friends at Christmastime. This year, during the coronavirus pandemic when we are not meeting in person, this online Living Gift Market provides an excellent opportunity for our congregation to reach people in need, both near and far. Continue reading or Click HERE to donate.Continue reading
Christmas Eve 2020 Services
On Christmas Eve, December 24, St. Paul’s will have live drive-in Christmas services at 5:00 p.m. and again and 6:00 p.m. You are invited to drive to church, park, and while remaining in your car, tune in to 90.9 on your FM radio, and take part in a live Christmas service with music, prayer, and scripture. Space is limited, and signup is required. Sign up HERE. Here is the bulletin for the Christmas Eve drive-in services.
At 7:00 p.m., on Facebook Live, we will celebrate our festive Christmas Eve Eucharist. Here is the bulletin for the Christmas Eve Facebook Live service.
Lessons and Carols Recording Broadcast on Dec 20, 2020
Lessons and Carols 2019 from St. Paul’s was broadcast on Facebook Live on December 20, 2020. The St. Paul’s Choir and Bells of St. Paul’s performed a variety of Advent and Christmas themed pieces. HERE is a recording of the performance.Continue reading
Live Nativity (Dec 19, 2020)
On Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., we will host a Live Nativity from the safety and comfort of your car! Space is limited, so you will need to sign up. Continue reading to sign up.Continue reading
This week in the Hope for the Journey series, Fr. Javier reflects on the habit of prayer: “the prayers of the Daily Office are not good simply because they are ancient, beautiful, or wise. They are good when we pour our lives into them—when we turn them into a home, so to speak, creating a space for communion with God as we begin to pray in earnest.”Continue reading
Weekly Update Dec 11, 2020: A Letter from the Rector
Dear Friends, Despite all we have been thought this past year and all we continue to deal with regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, I am very excited about Christmas. In this letter I want to share with you the wonderful opportunities being offered during the season of Advent and leading to Christmas. Read George’s letter.
Thanks from St. Nick
Thank You, St. Paul’s – you contributed more than $20,000 for St. Nicholas Day! With your generosity, we are able to brighten the Christmas of 313 children and their families. We have given Healing Transitions gifts for over 40 children, using the items we found on sale throughout year. In addition, we are delivering gift certificates to 273 children serviced by Families Together and CommWell Health.Continue reading
The Power of Hope
This week in the Hope for the Journey series, Fr. George reflects on the legacy of John Lewis.Continue reading