Here’s what’s happening in the days ahead. All are welcome and encouraged to come!
Tuesday, November 22 Thanksgiving themed Taize Style Prayer service at the home of Seth and Elizabeth Raymond, 8410 Merin Road, Chapel Hill. For more information, contact: Seth Raymond <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wednesday, November 23 Thanksgiving Eve.
Holy Eucharist with Hymns, 5:30 PM At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road. Come Ye Thankful People Come.
Note: there will not be a noon Eucharist or Contemplative Prayer this week.
Sunday, November 27 The First Sunday of Advent At Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road in Chapel Hill.
The Vicar will celebrate and Elizabeth Costello will preach. Child care for 1-6 year-olds during the Liturgy of the Word, though children are always welcome to join in the liturgy.
Wednesday, November 30
Holy Eucharist at noon. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road.
Contemplative Prayer at 6 PM. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road.
7 PM – 8 PM An Open Conversation with Marilyn McCord Adams About the Nicene Creed Session 4 (of 4): The Holy Spirit. 8410 Merin Road in Chapel Hill. Questions and concerns welcomed and encouraged.
Friday, December 2 The Advocate’s Conscientious Projector presents BUDRUS: a film about Palestinian nonviolence. Please plan to come and bring a friend and learn what we aren’t being told in our mainstream media. 7:30 PM at the Advocate at Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill.
Saturday, December 3 Homestead Work Day 9 AM – 1 PM 8410 Homestead Road (the Advocate Site) Come rake and blow leaves, jump in them, bag them, drink cider and coffee, help install the 4 ft. bass sculpture, pick up sticks and branches, get to know others of the Advocate. All are welcome. Bring gloves to wear or a snack to share, bring your own rake or leaf-blower. (rain date, Sunday, December 4, at 11 AM).
Sunday, December 4 The Second Sunday of Advent At Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road in Chapel Hill.
The Vicar will celebrate and The Rev. David Crabtree will preach. Child care for 1-6 year-olds during the Liturgy of the Word, though children are always welcome to join in the liturgy.
Nets for Life Mite Boxes to be collected on Sundays in Advent and Christmastide! Join the people of the Diocese of North Carolina raising $$ to pay for mosquito netting for people in sub-Saharan Africa.The Diocese is hoping to raise $12 from every member of every congregation.
From the InterFaith Council: As we approach the holiday season, please consider participating in our Holiday Coupon campaign. Only $25 helps us offer a holiday meal to an entire family–a turkey or ham, stuffing, vegetables, bread and dessert. See http://ifcweb.org/holidaymeals.html for more information on how you can help.
Yokefellows? Some people of the Advocate have expressed an interest in getting involved with Yokefellows Prison Ministry at the Orange County Camp. If you are interested, or simply want to learn more, please contact the Vicar or Barbara Rowan.
Unexpected God, your advent alarms us.
Wake us from drowsy worship, from the sleep that neglects love, and the sedative of misdirected frenzy.
Awaken us now to your coming, and bend our angers into your peace.