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Special Services

Offerings during the Christian Year

Feast of St. Nicholas
On the Sunday closest to his feast day, all Sunday School programs for adults and youth are held in the nave at 10:00 a.m. St. Nicholas will be telling his olden story while we place our gifts of new shoes around the altar, an offering to God through service to our homeless neighbors.

Advent Lessons and Carols
Held on a Sunday during the Season of Advent at the 6:00 p.m. service.

Christmas Eve Services
Three services are held – at 3:00, 5:30 and 11:00 p.m. – on December 24. Each service is preceded by 30 minute concerts of carols.

Christmas Day Service
A quiet service without choirs or organ is held at 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Carol Service
This service will be the First Sunday after Christmas Day at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m.

Feast of the Epiphany
Epiphany pageant followed by a chili-potluck supper starts at 6:00 p.m.

Youth and Children’s Sunday
Usually a Sunday in late winter or early spring.

Ash Wednesday Services
The Ash Wednesday Liturgy with Imposition of Ashes & Holy Eucharist: 12 & 7 p.m. The Stations of the Cross—a symbolic meditative journey beginning with Christ’s condemnation and ending with his burial: 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.

Palm Sunday - The Passion Gospel
The narrative account of Jesus' last days, is read by parishioners at the 8:45 and 11:15 services.

Monday & Tuesday Holy Week Eucharist
The Eucharist at noon on Monday and Tuesday of this week serve to make us mindful of the monumental nature of this liturgical season, and in and of themselves are reflections of our devotion to Jesus in his passion.

This contemplative service recalling the Passion of Christ in music, verse and light. takes place on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. during Holy Week.

Maundy Thursday
Service begins at 6:15 p.m. with dinner by reservation in the Parish Hall. The service includes the washing of feet for those who want to participate, the stripping of the altar and a procession to an altar of repose.

Wait With Me One Hour
Parishioners sign up for a prayer vigil from Maundy Thursday night through Good Friday morning.

Good Friday
Services are held at 12 & 7 p.m. The Stations of the Cross—a symbolic meditative journey beginning with Christ’s condemnation and ending with his burial: 11:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.

The Great Vigil of Easter
The Vigil at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning begins our Easter celebration.

Easter Day
Services are at 8:45 and 11:15 a.m. with an Easter Egg Hunt in between the services.

The Parish Picnic
Just one service at 10:30 a.m. in May is held outdoors followed by a potluck picnic.

Feast of St. Hildegard
This healing service and Holy Eucharist is held on her feast day in September at 6:30 p.m.

St. Francis Animal Blessing
All restrained critters are welcome outdoors at the 6 p.m. Eucharist on the Sunday closest to the Feast Day of St. Francis.


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