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Sunday, 18 December 

     8:00am Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

     9:30am Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols

         Readings, canticles and carols trace the grace of God from Creation to the Visitation and Annunciation, leaving us at the                   threshold of the Nativity.

     followed by

     Church School Program

         Join the Church School in the Parish Hall for the annual Christmas program; followed by a chili luncheon prepared by the             Fellowship Team.

Christmas Eve

     5:00pm Family Christmas Celebration

         The telling of the Nativity story and building of the Christmas creche. Shortened service format, designed with children in             mind. 

     7:00pm Traditional Christmas Eucharist with Bell & Chancel Choir

         Festive celebration of the Great Feast of the Nativity featuring music from Messiah's choirs.

Christmas Day

     10:00am Holy Eucharist

          Enter into the quiet, meditative beauty of Christmas morning. 

2nd Sunday in Christmas

     Sunday, 1 January

   *Please Note: One service!!

     9:30am Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols with Holy Eucharist

         A series of lessons and carols recount the joy of Christmas, leading into the holy meal of the Eucharist. Special prayers for           the new year, followed by special refreshments in the narthex.

First Sunday After the Epiphany: Baptism of our Lord

     Sunday, 8 January

     8:00am Holy Eucharist

     9:30am Holy Eucharist

         The Nativity story closes with the visit of the Three Wise Men, and we begin the Season of Epiphany and Carnivale with               New Orleans King Cake after both services.