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EYC (Episcopal Youth Community) ~ Weekly on Sundays
Bible Challenge Group ~ Weekly on Tuesdays
Join us in our challenge to read the Bible in a year. Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in St. Martin’s House. For questions and more details contact Cindy Neseth.
Contemporary Christian Writers Discussion Group ~ Bi Weekly on Wednesdays
All are invited to discuss Donn Morgan’s book, Fighting with the Bible – Why Scripture Divides Us and How it Can Bring Us Together. We meet bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Marston’s home (email for location). For information contact Sylvia Marston.
The Shepherd Group ~ Weekly on Thursdays
Advent Wreath Making & Taco Bar~November 26
On Sunday, November 26, all are encouraged to join us in the Parish Hall following the 10:00 a.m. service for our yearly tradition, Advent Wreath Making and Taco Bar. There will not be Christian Education from 9:00-9:45 a.m. that day. Please bring a dessert to share. There will be greens provided to decorate wreaths, but extra decorations such as holly is encouraged. Cost is $20/family, $10/person. We need help with to set-up and clean-up, please contact Rev. Chandler.
Christmas Mart ~ December 2
A showcase of quality handmade arts and crafts from local artisans. This year’s event will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Run by our ECW (Episcopal Church Women) the proceeds from the event support a variety of Church & community outreach projects. If you wish to be a part of our fun and exclusive list of designers and crafters or would like more details visit our Christmas Mart page.
Advent Noonday Prayer ~ Tuesday & Thursday, December 5-21
Join us in the sanctuary on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, starting December 5 at noon sharp for a simple and short service of Noonday Prayer. Setting even this brief time aside for quiet and worship of God during this season of Advent is a gift that you can give yourself and your relationship with God.
Wednesday Night Advent Movie Series and Discussion ~ December 6, 13 & 20
All are invited to our Advent movie series to watch the silent film City Lights, starring Charlie Chaplin. Ranked as one of the best motion pictures ever made, this comedy, while not your usual “Holiday” movie, resonates deeply with this season of hope, joy, love, and awakening. Please bring a dish to share for dinner, and of course popcorn. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., our movie starts at 7:15 p.m., with discussion and conversation after until around 8:00 p.m. For more information please contact Reverend Matthew.
Christmas Paint Night ~ December 5
Enjoy a holiday painting activity and support the 2019 J2A Pilgrimage. Learn how to paint a set of four stemless glasses on Tuesday, December 5 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All materials and instruction included for just $40.00. Bring your family and friends along for some holiday fun. Sign up online. For questions contact Lee Norwood.
St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Concert ~ December 9
Following the huge success of the concert in August, we will present another program on Saturday, December 9 at 5:00 p.m. The “Art of Duo” led by renowned violinist, Dr. Ye-Jin Han from New York City, will perform along with Dr. HyeSung Hwang. This concert will be free and open to the public. Please save the date and invite your friends and family to join us for a beautiful ensemble shared between violin and piano/organ.
Service Schedule for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day ~ December 24 & 25
A liturgical oddity happens this year as we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent AND Christmas Eve all on the same day. Please join us for a combined morning service of Advent Lessons and Carols at 10:00 a.m. Christmas Eve services are at 4:30 p.m. with Pageant, and 8:30 p.m. The afternoon and evening services will be celebrations of Holy Eucharist. Join us on Christmas Day, one of the principal Feast Days of the church year, at 10:00 a.m. for a celebration of Holy Eucharist with music.