ARCHIVE November, 2010

Advent Wednesdays

Wednesdays, Dec. 1, 8, and 15, 6:00 p.m. Gather for a simple supper at 6pm, stay for Christian formation, and end with lighting the Advent Wreath and saying evening prayers together!  Kids can make Advent crafts and adults can join a lively study of the first chapter of the Gospel of John with Rev. Heidi.

November 28, 2010 in Events by

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From the Vicar, December

Every December, my dad starts paying attention to the page in the newspaper that lists the time for sunrise and sunset.  “We’ve lost 3 more minutes of daylight!” he’ll lament to me over the phone.  But in January and February, he begins to report with joy that yes, the sun is slowly creeping back, minute […]

November 28, 2010 in The Abbey by

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Blue Christmas Service

A service for anyone who needs prayer and healing in the holiday season.  Music, prayer stations, scripture, silence, and hope.  All are welcome.

November 23, 2010 in Events by

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Lessons and Carols Service

A service of light and expectation!  We read passages from the Bible that speak of the coming of Jesus, sing and listen to carols, and light both the fourth candle of the Advent wreath and the lights on our Christmas trees.  Stay after church for Godly Play (for kids ages 3-7), Sunday School (kids ages […]

November 23, 2010 in Uncategorized by

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Reflection from Theresa O.

Theresa read this reflection as inspiration for the 2011 St. Benedict Giving Campaign on Sunday, November 21.  To make a pledge to St. Benedict for next year, click here. The prayer of St. Francis is one of my favorites for a lot of reasons. I’ve been listening to a song based on this prayer a […]

November 22, 2010 in A Christian Life by

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Reflection from Miranda H.

Miranda read this reflection as inspiration for the 2011 St. Benedict Giving Campaign on Sunday, November 14.  To make a pledge to St. Benedict for next year, click here. I have been coming to St. Benedict since I was 4, so 12 years now. This really is my “home away from home.” Just like the […]

November 22, 2010 in A Christian Life by

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First Sunday of Advent 2010

Join us as we enter this season of waiting for Jesus… we will have a special Godly Play class for children ages 3-7, and a “Make your own Advent Wreath” workshop for all ages!

November 8, 2010 in Uncategorized by

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Christmas Eve Services

Family Eucharist and Pageant, 5:00 p.m. Candlelight Service with Eucharist, 10:30 p.m.

November 8, 2010 in Events by

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From the Vicar, November

At our dinner and fundraiser in October, Bishop Jeff Lee “blessed” us via a video, since he couldn’t join us in person. (The video is the post just previous to this one, if you’d like to watch it!)  He reminded us that Benedict, our patron saint, was a monk who taught that the practice of […]

November 7, 2010 in The Abbey by

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