December 8, 2013


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Today is the Second Sunday of Advent
Holy Eucharist (Rite I) at 8:00am
Choir Rehearsal at 9:00am
Holy Eucharist (Rite II) at 10:00am
Children's and Youth Choir Rehearsal at 11:45am
Youth Confirmation Class at 7:00pm

Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Here is today's sermon:

This Week at St. Paul's

TODAY: The Second 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
Young Adult Lunch, Noon (VIP Diner)
A Legend of Communipaw, 3:00pm (Parish Hall)
Youth Confirmation Class, 7:00pm (Vestry Room)
A Legend of Communipaw7:30pm (Parish Hall)

Monday, December 9:
AA Meeting, 7:00pm (Parish Hall)

Tuesday, December 10:
Community Yoga, 9:00am (Parish Hall)
Evening Prayer, 5:30pm
Choir Rehearsal, 7:00pm

Wednesday, December 11:
Healing Eucharist, 10:30am
Bible Study, 11:15am (Parish Hall)
ACoA Meeting, 7:00pm (Vestry Room)
Finance Committee Meeting, 7:30pm (Parish Office)
AA Meeting, 7:30pm (Parish Hall)

Thursday, December 12:
Morning Prayer, 7:30am
A Legend of Communipaw, 7:30pm (Parish Hall)

Friday, December 13:
A Legend of Communipaw, 7:30pm (Parish Hall)

Saturday, December 14:
AA Meeting, 8:15am (Parish Hall)
Al-Anon Meeting, 8:45am (Vestry Room)
Swift Fitness, 10:30am (Parish Hall)
A Legend of Communipaw, 7:30pm (Parish Hall)

Coming Up at St. Paul's:

Wednesday, December 18:
GSECDC Holiday Choral Event, 7:00pm (St. Aedan's Church)

Thursday, December 19:
Homeless Memorial Service, 1:00pm (Old Bergen Church)
Christmas Caroling at Journal Square, 5:00-7:00pm

Saturday, December 21: The Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle
Holy Eucharist (Rite I), 8:00am

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