December 22, 2013


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Today is the Fourth Sunday of Advent
Holy Eucharist (Rite I) at 8:00am
Choir Rehearsal at 9:00am
Holy Eucharist (Rite II) at 10:00am
Greening of the Church after 10:00 Service
Children's & Youth Choir Rehearsal, 11:45am
Youth Confirmation Class, 7:00pm

Purify our conscience, Almighty God, by your daily visitation, that your Son Jesus Christ, at his coming, may find in us a mansion prepared for himself; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Here is today's sermon:

This Week at St. Paul's

TODAY: The Fourth Sunday of Advent
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 8:00am
Choir Rehearsal, 9:00am
Holy Eucharist (Rite II), 10:00am
Children's and Youth Choir Rehearsal, 11:45am
Greening of the Church, Noon
Youth Confirmation Class, 7:00pm (Vestry Room)

Monday, December 23:
AA Meeting, 7:00pm (Parish Hall)

Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve
Christmas Carols, 3:30pm
Family Eucharist, 4:00pm
Christmas Carols, 9:30pm
Choral Eucharist, 10:00pm

Wednesday, December 25: Christmas Day
Holy Eucharist and 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
AA Meeting, 8:15am (Parish Hall)
Al-Anon Meeting, 8:45am (Vestry Room)
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 9:00am
Swift Fitness, 9:00am (Parish Hall)

Sunday, December 29: The First Sunday after Christmas
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 8:00am
Choir Rehearsal, 9:00am
Service of Lessons and Carols & Holy Eucharist, 10:00am

Monday, December 30:
AA Meeting, 7:00pm (Parish Hall)
Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy Meeting, 8:00pm

Tuesday, December 31:
Evening Prayer, 5:30pm

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

Coming Up at St. Paul's:

Monday, January 6: The Feast of the Epiphany
Holy Eucharist (Rite II), 7:30pm

Saturday, January 18: The Feast of the Conversion of St. Peter the Apostle
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 9:00am

Sunday, January 26: The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle
The Patronal Feast of St. Paul's Church in Bergen
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 8:00am
Holy Eucharist and Baptism, 10:00am
Celebratory Lunch, 11:30am

Sunday, February 9: The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Absalom Jones Service at Trinity + St. Philip's Cathedral, 3:00pm

Wednesday, February 12:
Prayer at the Lincoln Statue, Noon
Lincoln Association Dinner, 6:00pm (Casino in the Park)

Tuesday, March 4:
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper (Parish Hall)