March 2012 Tidings
An early Christmas Eve Eucharist will take place Saturday, December 24 at 8:30 p.m. It is a quieter worship service, reflecting the tradition found in the Wisdom of Solomon: “For while gentle silence enveloped all things, and night in its swift course was now half gone, your all-powerful word leaped from heaven” (18: 14-15).
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Our Candlelight Carol Service will be held on Sunday, December 18 at 5 p.m. Advent lessons are interspersed with beautiful seasonal and sacred music. Sung by candlelight, this service is one of our most popular worship opportunities of the year. Join our choristers and our adult choir in the telling of the Christmas story with [...]
Saint Paul’s will offer Rosemary for Remembrance: A Service When Christmas is a Difficult Time on Sunday, December 11 at 5 p.m. Individuals and families who live with painful memories of loss may join in this meditative and soothing service of prayer. In candlelight, sprigs of rosemary will be given as remembrances of those who [...]
The Wissahickon Deanery which includes all the Episcopal churches in North and Northwest Philadelphia will hold an Outreach Exchange on Thursday, December 8 at St. Luke’s Church in Germantown, 5421 Germantown Avenue at 7 p.m. This is an opportunity for all to see what the Episcopal Church is doing in outreach in our area. There [...]
Following our Christmas Pageant dress rehearsal on Friday, December 23 parishioners will gather at the news stand on Germantown Avenue for Christmas caroling at 7 p.m. It is great fun and brings a smile to passers-by. Children and adults alike are invited to join in the Christmas spirit and song. All voices are welcome and [...]
Saint Paul’s Advent Fair will take place on Sunday, December 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to find Christmas gifts packed with meaning. Outreach organizations will offer items that benefit people in need. The Rotary Club will offer the chance to support an orphanage in Guyana and Shelter Box, an [...]