December 19, 2013


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Today is the Feast of Lillian Trasher, 
Missionary, 1961
Morning Prayer at 7:30

Hudson County Interfaith Homeless Memorial
Old Bergen Church, 1:00pm

Christmas Caroling at Journal Square, 5:00-7:00pm

God, whose everlasting arms support the universe: We thank you for moving the heart of Lillian Trasher to heroic hospitality on behalf of orphaned children in great need, and we pray that we also may find our hearts awakened and our compassion stirred to care for your little ones, through the example of our Savior Jesus Christ and by the energy of your Holy Spirit, who broods over the world like a mother over her children; for they live and reign with you, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

This Week at St. Paul's

Morning Prayer, 7:30pm
Interfaith Homeless Memorial Service, 1:00pm (Old Bergen Church)
Caroling at Jourrnal Square, 5:00-7:00pm

Saturday, December 21: The Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle
AA Meeting, 8:15am (Parish Hall)
Al-Anon Meeting, 8:45am (Vestry Room)
Morning Prayer, 9:00am
Swift Fitness, 10:30am (Parish Hall)

Coming Up at St. Paul's:

Sunday, December 22: The Fourth Sunday of Advent
The Greening of the Church (following the 10:00am service)

Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve
Family Eucharist, 4:00pm
Choral Eucharist, 10:00pm

Wednesday, December 25: Christmas Day
Holy Eucharist & Blessing of Gifts, 10:00am

Thursday, December 26: The Feast of St. Stephen
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 9:00am

Friday, December 27: The Feast of St. John
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 9:00am

Saturday, December 28: The Feast of the Holy Innocents
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 9:00am

Wednesday, January 1: The Feast of the Holy Name
Holy Eucharist (Rite II), 10:00am, followed by brunch