Calendar for Advent and Christmas at the Advocate

advent-photoIn these weeks of anticipation, contemplation, and celebration, please join us in the Advocate Chapel. 

Sundays, December 3, 10, and 17: Our regular Sunday schedule, with Holy Eucharist at 9 and 11, and Godly Play and A Teachable Moment at 10(ish), all followed by lunch.

Wednesdays with Holy Eucharist at 5:30 PM and Contemplative Prayer, 6:15 – 7 PM.

In addition:
 

Sunday, December 3: The Teachable Moment will focus on the Advocate’s Piedmont Patch Project and what it means for us as a community.

Wednesday, December 6:  All are welcome to join in an Open Meeting to determine the Advocate Tithe for 2017. See more here. 7 PM.

Sunday, December 10: The Teachable Moment will focus on the gospels that didn’t make it into the Bible. AKA The Nag Hammadi Gospels. What do we make of them??
Wednesday, December 13: The Readers Roundtable will talk about A Land More Kind Than Home, by Wiley Cash.  See more here. 7 PM.
Sunday, December 17: The Teachable Moment will focus on The Gospel of Mary. What??
Also: Third Sunday Shape Note Sing with NC Shape Note. All are welcome to come and join in. This month will feature a lot of great early American Christmas songs. 2 – 4 PM in the Chapel.
Friday, December 22: A Getting Ready for Christmas Party.  Movies, snacks, songs and “fairy hair”. In the Advocate House. 7 – 9:30 PM.
Sunday, December 24, Advent IV: one morning liturgy at 10 AM.
Sunday, December 24, Christmas Eve:
Holy Eucharist with candles and carols. 4 PM and 9 PM.
Kids of all ages are encouraged to bring critters from home to visit the baby Jesus in the creche.
Monday, December 25.Christmas Day. Simple Eucharist with carols. 5 PM.
Sunday, December 31. The First Sunday After Christmas. One morning liturgy: Holy Eucharist Lessons and Carols. 10 AM.
Saturday, January 6.The Feast of the Epiphany! Burning of the Greens (weather conditions permitting), songs, prayers and  kings cake!. Starts 6 PM at the fire pit.
All are welcome to all.