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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. PAUL'S?
Mid-Week Morning Prayer
on Zoom with Rev. Sarah
Wednesdays @ 9:30am
As we lean into gratitude for this new season of life together, you are warmly welcome to join friends in faith for Mid-Week Morning Prayer (on Zoom), led by Rev. Sarah on Wednesdays through the month of December at 9:30am. Please contact the church office to receive participant details, including the meeting link.
Lessons and Carols:
Theology, History, and Innovation
Discussion in Higbie Library
Light supper to follow program
December 1 | 5:30 pm
Ever wonder how Advent carols got their start in church?
Join Dr. David Pacini, Emory Professor Emeritus of Historical and Philosophical Theology, and the Rev. Sarah Stewart for this interactive evening for teens and adults as we explore the historical development, theological trajectories, and contemporary innovations in this distinctive Lessons and Carols tradition. For what event is Advent challenging us to open ourselves in preparation? Come discern for yourself the real "reason for the season”! Light supper will be available at 6:30pm for all program participants.
Advent Lessons & Carols
December 4 | 4pm
A procession from darkness into light with the Choir of St. Paul’s as candles are gradually lit during the reading of lessons alternating with Advent carols for choir and congregation.
A free-will offering will benefit the Choir School.
A reception follows hosted by Jo Ann Hartley in Brewer Hall.
Seventh Annual Christmas Concert
December 18 | 4pm
Choir of St. Paul’s
String Quintet, Harp, Organ, & Piano
A Reception follows in the Skillings Garden hosted by the Vestry.
Reserved Concert Sponsor Seating: $100.
General Seating: $35. | $20. Students
Doors open at 3:30pm.
Saturday, December 24
Come, celebrate the birth of Christ on this holy night.
4pm A Children’s Christmas Eve Pageant
Children present the Nativity Gospel in costume and song in alternation with Christmas carols for all to sing.
10pm Choral Eucharist
Hear once again a young chorister sing the carol "Once in royal David’s city" and sing "Silent Night" by candlelight with the Choir of St. Paul’s and strings. Choral music includes Adolphe Adam “O holy night” and George Malcolm “Mass of the Creche.” A prelude of Handel’s Cuckoo and Nightingale Organ Concerto begins at 9:45pm.
Sunday, December 25
11am Sung Eucharist with choir and organ
12:30pm Tongan Service with Nativity Gospel and Eucharist