Autumn at the Advocate!

signHere’s some of what’s ahead at the Advocate. Check back for updates as the season goes along!

Wed, Sept 7      (and all Wednesdays after)
Simple Holy Eucharist with readings from Holy
Women; Holy Men. 5:30-6:15 PM
Contemplative Prayer. 6:15-7 PM

Sunday September 11  (note: this will be our last Sunday with the Summer Service schedule. New Schedule begins September 18)
8:30 AM    Said Prayer Book Eucharist, followed by coffee and conversation.
2-4 PM    
Pounding Party for the 2016-2017 Johnson Service Corps.
       A 75-minute liturgy of Holy Eucharist, sermon and song.(Child Care offered during the first part of the service). Followed by a simple supper (provided). Commissioning the 2016-2017 Johnson Service Corps  in the context of the 5 PM liturgy.

Wednesday, Sept 14     Bridging The Political Divide: An Evening Video Course
featuring Parker Palmer. 7 – 8:15 PM

Thursday, September 15  Orange Justice United Assembly for Affordable Housing on land owned by faith organizations (like the Advocate!) and for reduced fines from random traffic stops. At St. Thomas More Church. 6:30-8:30 PM.

Sunday, September 18       New Fall Schedule Begins!
8:15 AM     Morning Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer
9 AM
 Classic TEC (Holy Eucharist from the BCP and songs from the Hymnal 1982
9:45-10:45 AM  Coffee, A Teachable Moment, and Godly Play for the kids
11 AM    Traditioned Innovation (TI) Liturgy: Holy Eucharist with Sermon, featuring prayers and songs from across the Church, and an emphasis on participation and formation/transformation) Child care provided. This week: A Celtic Mass                                                                                                                     
12:20 PM  
  Lunch fellowship (food provided)
After Church, all are welcome to join the Vicar and head to The  Episcopal Farmworker   Ministry in Newton Grove for the annual Farmworker Festival

Sunday, September 25 (Regular Sunday schedule as noted above on September 18).  
TI (Traditioned Innovation)
 this week: A Blue Grass Mass

Sunday October 2            Regular Sunday Schedule
Then….. Square Dance with Kathy Anderson & The Hushpuppies. In the Advocate Chapel. 7:00PM – 10:00 PM

Sunday, October 16          Regular Sunday Schedule
Then…. Autumn Unplugged Returns! Join us for an afternoon filled with food, fun and music on the Advocate grounds. 1-6 PM

Saturday, October 29        A Salon with author Barbara Claypole White
 presenting her book, Echoes of Family. 6:30-8:30 PM
(note: this is the first of an Advocate series, “Let’s Talk About It: Conversations About Our Invisible                                                                                                             Diversity”)                 

Sunday, November 6       All Saints Sunday with Litany of the Saints, Holy Eucharist, and Baptism
(one liturgy time tba)

Wednesday, November 23   A Thanksgiving Eve Eucharist (time tba)

Looking ahead!     Sunday, December 11    Advent III       The Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee will be providing our annual Bishop’s visitation.