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Christmas Services at St. Anne's

posted 23 Nov 2017, 19:23 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 14 Dec 2017, 18:50 by Mary Lou Harrison ]

We invite you to join us at St. Anne's for Christmas! Here is the schedule:

Sunday, December 17, 10:30 a.m. 
All-Community Christmas Pageant. 
Come in Costume. Spoken parts supplied. We have some costumes, but plan to use your mats, bathrobes and towels for the 1st Century trek to Bethlehem. Refreshments in Church following the service - with many photo opportunities!

Sunday, December 24, 10:30 a.m. 
Fourth Sunday of Advent: Lighting of all the Advent Candles as the scripture texts summarize a world in readiness for a coming Messiah. This is a one-hour service. Refreshments following the service in the Skey Room.

Sunday, December 24, 5:30 p.m. 
Early Christmas Eve: This all-ages-friendly service includes favourite Christmas Carols and Communion. The large creche figures assist us by travelling down the aisle as we tell the story.

Sunday, December 24, 10:30 p.m. 
Late Christmas Eve: A candlelight choral celebration of the Christmas story, with favourite Christmas carols and beautiful music by the choir and St. Anne's Brass Quartet. 

Monday, December 25, 10:30 a.m. 
Christmas Day: Christmas Day Communion with a sing-along of favourite carols. Help us choose which ones to sing! Christmas cake and Starbucks coffee during the service.

Sunday, December 31, 10:30 a.m. 
First Sunday of Christmas: The rest of the Christmas story, including the blessing of the child in the temple and the arrival of the Magi - people of wisdom from the east to recognize the Holy Birth.