Events and News: WHAT’S HAPPENING AT HOLY COMFORTER DURING ADVENT & CHRISTMAS? Rev. Alexis’ theme during Advent this year isWHY? “The favorite question of a two-year-old is, in fact, a very useful question to help us read these familiar stories with new eyes and ears. Asking ‘Why?’ can challenge and disrupt any quick breezing through these Gospel stories.” Each of the four Advent Sunday Services will open with the lighting of an advent candle and a reading and each sermon during the season will explore “Why?”
December 10: Confirmation Service at the Cathedral of St. Philip (4pm) Please join us as we witness the new confirmands – including choir member, Jimmy Bailey – as they join the Episcopal Church
December 13: Blue Christmas Liturgy at 6:30 followed by Wednesday Night Community Dinner served by All Saint’s Episcopal Church.The world would have us believe that Christmas is all about perfection with immeasurable bounty and joy, that loss and disappointment do not exist, and that the Christmas season is just for shopping. This Advent season, join us at our Blue Christmas service to acknowledge what we all know – that sometimes this season is difficult and isolating for just about all of us, and that god brings light to illumine our dark places.
December 17: Annual Parish Meeting and Ingathering of Pledges: directly after church in the Parish Hall December 24: Advent Lessons and Carols (10:30 AM) December 24: Christmas Service followed by a festive dinner (5:00 PM) December 31: New Year’s Eve Service (10:30 AM) January 3: Christmas Lessons & Carols followed by dinner (6:30 PM)