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Weekly Happenings

December 10-16

The Second Sunday of Advent (December 10, 2017)
  8:00 Holy Eucharist, Rite I, Chapel

  8:45 Nursery is open   
  9:15  Adult Forum, Auditorium 
  9:15  Sunday School Advent Activities     

10:15 Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Church

 11:30 Coffee Hour, White Hall 
           Pageant Rehearsal, Auditorium  

 

Worship Leaders

8:00 a.m.

Lay Reader/Chalicers: Candace Dettloff

Greeter:  Will King

 

10:15 a.m.

Lay Reader and Chalicers: Carol Branch and Christiane Valone

Acolytes: Bonnie Johnson’s Team
Ushers: Page Lea and Bill Davis  

Greeters:  Harper Lea and Ralph Chesson

Eucharistic Visitor/Recipient: Susan Pederson/Maggie McGeorge

Altar Guild:  Lida Hudson and Kacky Bryant

Brass Guild:  Lida Hudson and Christinae Valone  

Linens:  Vickie Genesevich     

Nursery Helpers: Penny Lewis  

Coffee Hour: Pastoral Care Committee


 

Adult Forum:  Please join us this coming Sunday morning at 9:15 a.m. in the Auditorium when William and Mary Mayom will relate stories of Christmas in South Sudan. Join us next Sunday, December 17 when Eli and Hadil Arusi will relate stories of Christmas in Syria.

 

Christmas Pageant Costume Pick Up Continues and Rehearsals:  This coming Sunday after the 10:15 service in White Hall; calling Little Angels, Friendly Beasts, Shepherds, Scribes, King Herod, Innkeeper to receive their role and pick up their costume for this year’s pageant.  The Children’s Choir will rehearse with Richard Rigg in the choir room at 11:30 a.m. 

 

All cast members for the pageant are asked to meet in the church today from 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. to review the pageant.  Questions?  Contact Amber Pickrell at pickrell3@cox.net or 627-9258.


EYC supports Mission of the Holy Spirit Christmas Party and Family Meal.  This coming Sunday our youth (grades 6- 12) will gather from 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in White Hall.  We are looking for youth volunteers to assist with preparing, decorating, cooking, serving, hosts for our guests, and clean up.  Friends are welcome.  Earn service hours!  Sign up with Harper Bathel at hbathel@standrewsnorfolk.org
 

The Young Adult Christmas Party will be Friday, Dec. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the home of Andie and John Rohrs (1023 Graydon).  Please bring an appetizer or dessert if you are able. There will be childcare at the church for children ages 0-12, and dinner will be served.  Please RSVP through the email invitation or to Harper (hbathel@standrewsnorfolk.org). 

 

Blue Christmas Service - Sunday, Dec. 17, 5:00 p.m. - This beautiful service is offered for those who would like a more meditative worship experience at this time of year. It is particularly appropriate for those who are grieving or who have a difficult time at the holidays.  Music is provided by the a cappella group Caritas Consort.  Come try this lovely, peaceful liturgy!  

 

Sunday Service change for Sunday, Dec. 24:  Please make a note that we will be celebrating only the 10:15 a.m. service on the morning of Advent Four, Sunday, December 24.  The Christmas Pageant will be held that evening at 4:00 p.m. and Christmas Eve service will be held at 10:00 p.m.
 

Advent Resources- Faith at Home:  are available.  Please stop by White Hall to pick up resources for your family or yourself to enjoy during the season of Advent. 

 

Our Annual Angel Tree FORKids:  With the collecting of new unwrapped toys runs through  this coming Sunday (please see list at the information table) for the Angel Tree in White Hall or you may place your gifts in the red wagon in the Narthex. 

 

Mark your calendars: The women of St. Andrew's are invited to attend the WSA Holiday Luncheon  this coming Sunday after the 10:15 service. The luncheon will be held at the home of Pat Hodge. If you wish to bring something, bring a small appetizer or a small dessert.

 

Christmas Flowers/Greenery Orders are due by Dec 15. To donate flowers or greenery in memory or in honor of loved ones, please make your check payable to St. Andrew=s Church for $10.00 per name.

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Flowers/Greenery given to the Glory of God and

‘ In loving memory    or         ‘ in honor:

 

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Given by: ___________________________________________________
 

St. Andrew's Yoga: Please join us for our next yoga class taught by Brian Dunning (bdunning51@gmail.com) on Thursday,  December 14 at 1 p.m. in White Hall.