THE THIRD ADVENT SUNDAY
DECEMBER 16, 2018
Holy Communion at 9 a.m., in the Chapel.
The Rector will preach and preside.
And the Annual Presentation of
A Children's Pageant of Christmas
at 11 a.m., in the Church.
A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols,
Featuring the Choir of St. Andrew's Church
and Readers from the Parish and the Community,
at 4:30 p.m.
High Tea follows in Brooks Hall.
Our Adult Bible Study Group meets at 10:00 a.m.
in the Old Rectory Parlor.
Children of all ages are welcome in Sunday worship.
Our Children's Chapel and Godly Play
Programs begin at 11 a.m.
upstairs in the Parish House
Nursery Care will be available
Infants and Toddlers Upstairs in
The Parish House
from 8:45 a.m. - 12: 15 p.m.
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At 9 a.m. each Sunday morning in the Chapel of St. Andrew's Church there is a service of the Holy Communion using the contemporary language of the Book of Common Prayer Rite II order of worship. The 9 a.m. service, which lasts about 45 minutes, is somewhat less formal, with homily and ordinarily without music.
At 11 a.m. on the First, Third, and Fifth Sundays of each month, in the Church, there is a choral service of the Holy Communion using the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer Rite I order of worship. On the Second and Fourth Sundays of each month the service is Choral Morning Prayer. The 11 a.m. service, which lasts a bit more than an hour, is somewhat more formal, with sermon, hymns, and the offerings of the St. Andrew's Parish Choir.
On the First Thursday of each month, October - May, there is a service of Choral Evensong, followed by Musical Recital, at 8 p.m. .
Our Adult Education programs--Bible Study and Coffee and Conversation--are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., in the hour between the two Sunday services. Our children's programs--Children's Chapel, Godly Play, and Tween Time--begin at 11 a.m. and take place during the 11 a.m. service hour on most Sundays.
Coffee Hour receptions also follow each Sunday morning service, in Brooks Hall.
Nursery Care is available upstairs in the Parish House, 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
"Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer."
Typical Sunday Schedule,
9 a.m.We begin with a service of the Holy Communion at 9 a.m. (in the Chapel). At 11 a.m. (in the Church) there will be a choral service of the Holy Communion on the First, Third, and Fifth Sundays of the Month and Choral Morning Prayer and Sermon on the Second and Fourth Sundays.
We have a Coffee Hour reception after both Sunday morning services
in our beautiful Brooks Hall.
A Sunday Morning Bible Study program for Adults begins at 10 a.m. each Sunday in the Old Rectory Parlor, and a Sunday School Bible Study for elementary-aged children in the Children's Chapel.
Sunday School Godly Play for Pre-K - Elementary-aged Children takes place upstairs in the Parish House during the 11 a.m. Service Hour.
Nursery Care is available for infants and toddlers, upstairs in the Parish House Nursery,
from 8:45 a.m. - 12: 15 p.m.
Click for the Godly Play story schedule
A choral service from the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England, 1662, including composed settings of the canticles and an anthem is offered:
First Thursdays of the month at 8 p.m. followed by a musical Recital.