November 20, 2022

Christmas at St. John’s

God is on the move at St. John’s. Our pews are full, and our hearts are, too. Below you will find a schedule for our Christmas services and our other Advent offerings. Come soak up God’s grace as we prepare to welcome the King. You’ll be glad you did!


CHRISTMAS EVE
Saturday, December 24, 2022SEE DETAILS
1 PM | Family-friendly Eucharist, extended children’s homily, organ and Christmas carols
4 PM | Holy Eucharist w/ candles, brass, choirs, & children’s homily.
8 PM | Holy Eucharist w/ candles, brass, & choirs
11 PM | Holy Eucharist w/ incense, candles, brass, & choirs

CHRISTMAS DAY
Sunday, December 25, 2022
10 AM | Holy Eucharist with organ and Christmas carols


ADVENT WREATH MAKING
Sunday, November 27, 2022 | 11:15 AM
Prepare for the season! Kits available at event ($10/each); greens provided. Enjoy a hot cocoa bar.

WINTER FESTIVAL PARKING FUNDRAISER
Saturday, December 3, 2022 | 4-6:30 PM
Park in the convenient church lot to support our Youth Mission.

CELEBRATION OF A NEW MINISTRY
Sunday, December 4, 2022 | 3 PM
Special worship service where the Rev. Lonnie Lacy will be officially installed as St. John’s 28th parish rector. Please note that incense will be used at this service. A festive reception follows in Alfriend Hall.

ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS
Sunday, December 11, 2022 | 5 PM
Holiday service featuring Advent carols, hymns, and anthems. An organ recital precedes the service, which will begin at 5:30 PM. A dessert reception follows in Alfriend Hall.

ADVENT LUNCHEON
Monday, December 12, 2022 | 11:30 AM
Featuring artist and author Faye Dixon Bennett. Buy tickets online; benefits Episcopal Relief and Development’s efforts to assist those recovering from recent hurricanes.

CHRISTMAS MUSIC & FLOWER DONATIONS
Poinsettia and music dedications are listed in Christmas Eve service bulletins – a beautiful way to honor friends, family and loved ones who are living or deceased. The deadline to turn in dedications is Monday, December 12.

CHRISTMAS CAROLING
Sunday, December 18, 2022 | 11:15 AM
All ages are welcome on this merry outing to Westminster Oaks. Meet in Killeen Hall.

SERVICE OF COMFORT AND HEALING
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 | 12:10 PM
Holy Eucharist. Especially for those experiencing grief and loss.

FEAST OF THE HOLY NAME OF JESUS
Sunday, January 1, 2023 | 10 AM
Holy Eucharist Rite II. There will be just one worship service this Sunday.

EPIPHANY PAGEANT
Friday, January 6, 2023 | 6 PM
Join us as we share the Christmas story one more time! Participants (grades 5 and under) should arrive at 5:15 PM for pizza, costume selection, and a brief rehearsal. LEARN MORE

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