Saturday, February 4, 10 AM to 3 PM (Snow date: Feb. 11); Cards, Gifts, Handmade Items and Delicious Homemade Baked Goods. Christmas Clearance held over, too. Come with a friend. Sit and relax with a free cup of coffee or tea! Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheLanternGiftShop/; Sale Flyer: http://tinyurl.com/valentinesale2017
On Sunday, January 15, 2017, 5:00 PM, Mother Cooper will lead a short, casual service tailored to families with children. Kids will be as active participants. The service includes communion and is open to all. “Come As You Are” Services will be held each third Sunday at 5:00 PM through June, excepting holidays.
COME JOIN US! 5:00 Children’s Service; 10:30 Candlelight Service. *The 5:00 p.m. CHILDREN’S SERVICE is a short, family style Christmas service for children with their parents or grandparents. Sunday school children from St. Paul’s on the Hill and Trinity Churches will tell the story of Christmas as written in the Gospel of Matthew. All children who attend are invited to bring forward creche figures and to place them in the stable. After the service, everyone is invited to celebrate with birthday cake for Jesus.
*The 10:30 p.m. CANDLELIGHT SERVICE begins with a few minutes of Christmas music by the St. Paul’s choir prior to the start of the Christmas Eve service.
Statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Nov. 14, 2016: Last week I shared what I pray was a reconciling post-election message to our church, reminding us that ‘we will all live together as fellow Americans, as citizens.’ Today I want to remind us that during moments of transition, during moments of tension, it is important to affirm our core identity and values as followers of Jesus in the Episcopal Anglican way. MORE
The Morning After: For many Americans, of both political parties, the results of the presidential election on Tuesday were a surprise. It was not what was expected, or at least not what we were led to expect. We discover now the depth and the breadth of the rift that divides and separates Americans one from another in ways that have not been revealed by other elections. MORE