Advent Schedule and Events
Brown Bag Bach Organ Recitals
Wednesdays in Advent (December 6, 13, 20) at 12:00 pm
This Advent, St. Paul’s is offering a series of recitals on our historic 1872 Steere and Turner tracker organ. We invite you to bring your lunch and let the music of Bach wash over you in the midst of a busy season. Each recital will last 30 minutes. Admission is free.
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 10th at 4:00 pm
This beautiful service recounts the story of our salvation, beginning with the Fall in the Garden all the way to the birth of the Messiah. Scripture readings will be read by community leaders, such as Mayor Krentz and State Representative Pressel. Carols and hymns will be lead by St. Paul’s Choir and State Street Community Church.
Advent Family Event: Keepsake Christmas
Sunday, December 17th after the 9:00 am service
Immediately after the morning service on Sunday, December 17th, we invite you and your family to join us in the Fellowship Hall for a special Advent event the whole family will be talking about for years to come. We’ll hear the story of Jesus’ birth—perhaps like never before—and each family will have the opportunity to make a special Christmas ornament together.
Advent IV Service
Sunday, December 24th at 9:00 am
A service of Morning Prayer with hymns.
Christmas Eve: Family Eucharist
Sunday, December 24 at 5:00 pm
A service with families in mind, featuring Christmas carols, a Children’s message, and a gift for families.
Christmas Eve: Midnight Mass
Sunday, December 24 at 11:00 pm
With traditional carols and incense.
Monday, December 25 at 9:00 am
A spoken service at the side altar.