News and Notes: January 22 – February 5

Notes for the days ahead at the Church of the Advocate:

All are welcome!

Sunday, January 22 The Third Sunday after the Epiphany 

Note: For the Season of Epiphany, we will be using the Eucharistic liturgy of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Come and discover the difference and commonalities of prayer and worship. 
8:45 AM     Holy Eucharist followed by tailgate coffee hour in the Unity parking lot.
5 PM           Holy Eucharist followed by dinner (provided)

The Vicar will celebrate and the Rev. Marilyn McCord Adams 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. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.


Wednesday, January 25

Holy Eucharist at noon. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.

Contemplative Prayer at 6 PM. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.

 

Thursday, January 26     Theology on Tap in Durham!!  7-8:30 PM at Bull City Burger and Brewery, 107 East Parrish Street  Durham. Topic: Scriptural Authority!

 

Sunday, January 29 The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany and Annual Meeting!

Note: In order to meet together as a congregation, there will only be one liturgy this day.
5 PM           Holy Eucharist  followed by dinner (provided) and meeting. The meeting will include reports from the Senior Warden, the Junior Warden, and the Treasurer, as well as an update on plans for the Homestead Site and Vestry elections.

The Vicar will celebrate and will give her annual report in the context of the sermon.

A note on Vestry elections: All adult, confirmed, communicants in good standing are eligible to vote and serve on the Vestry. The outgoing Vestry class serves as the nominating committee for the next year’s class. If you would like to nominate someone to serve on the Vestry, please confirm their willingness to serve first, then contact KErry Bullock-Ozkan or Tom Fisher.

Child care for 1-6 year-olds during the Liturgy of the Word, though children are always welcome to join in the liturgy. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.

 

Wednesday, February 1

Holy Eucharist at noon. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.

Contemplative Prayer at 6 PM. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.

Conservative? Re-Traditioning? Emergent? What kind of church are we??? The Second of three sessions. 7-8 PM 8410 Merin Road, Chapel Hill. For more information visit: TheAdvocateChurch.org.

Thursday, February 2   Taizé style prayer service moves to first and third Thursdays. 7 PM at the Homestead House.

 

Sunday, February 5     The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany 

Note: For the Season of Epiphany, we will be using the Eucharistic liturgy of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Come and discover the difference and commonalities of prayer and worship. 

8:45 AM     Holy Eucharist followed by tailgate coffee hour in the Unity parking lot.
5 PM           Holy Eucharist followed by dinner (provided)

The Vicar will celebrate and preach. Child care for 1-6 year-olds during the Liturgy of the Word, though children are always welcome to join in the liturgy. At the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, across from the entrance to Chapel Hill High School.

 

Looking Ahead

Sunday, February 12   The 2011 Haiti Mission Team will report on the Advocate’s relationship with St. Innocents Church and School on La Gonave Island in Haiti and will share thoughts on plans to return and build a cistern to provide water for the people there. 8:45 AM and 5 PM.

Saturday, February 25, 9:30 AM – 3 PM: Lenten Quiet Day with Rev. Drs. Sam and Jo Bailey Wells. Sponsored by the Durham Convocation (of which the Advocate is a part). Note: This will be excellent. For more information and registration, visit: TheAdvocateChurch.org.

 

May Christ, the Son of God, be manifest in you, that your lives may be a light to the world...(from the Book of Occasional Services Epiphany blessing).