Sunday, December 17, 2017
8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:30 a.m. Christian Formation Class for all ages
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9:30 a.m. - Noon Nursery available
10:30 a.m. Advent Lessons and Carols
5:30 p.m.- Advent Soup and Salad Supper for all.
6 - 7:30 p.m. Advent Program for Adults, Youth and Children
EYC Christmas Party, Children's Advent stories and games.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
7 p.m. Blue Christmas Service
This is a quiet reflective service for those who aren't really in the holiday mood because of a loss during this year or past years. The loss can be a death, a divorce, or the loss of employment. Any of the many things that may cause us to be less than joyous at a time when others are celebrating.
Sunday, December 24, 2017
9:30 a.m. One service
Christmas Eve Services
5 p.m. Music Prelude
5:30 p.m. Christmas Pageant - Carriers of the Light
9:30 p.m. Music Prelude
10 p.m. Traditional Candlelight Service
Sunday, December 31
9:30 a.m. One service - Lessons and Carols
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FORMATION PROGRAMS December 17, 2017
No Sunday Formation Classes December 24 and 31.
9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday School - Christology Through the Ages
9:30 a.m. Godly Play for Pre-K - Grade 2 Advent stories
9:30 a.m. Sunday School Class for Grades 3 - 5, - Holy Moly is a fun and informative program that features stories about famous characters in the Bible.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.EYC - Grades 6 -12 EYC Christmas Party. Questions? Ask Lynn Meadows email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
We will take a break during Advent. Please join us for our Sundays in Advent series from 5:30-7:00. Details on our Advent Page
MEN'S SPIRITUALITY GROUP
The Men's Group concludes their study of Breathing Underwater Chapter 12 and 13. This in depth look at the spirituality behind the AA 12 steps is a fascinating discussion. Class meets in Hospitality Room 9-10:30 a.m. Next meeting is Jan 6
WOMAN'S PRAYER GROUP
Our Woman's Spirituality Group meets at Good Samaritan on the first and third Saturday of every month. Program starts at 9:00 a.m.
Now that the rector has returned from sabbatical the sermons will again be posted on the sermon page. Click here to go to the page.
RECTOR'S SABBATICAL BLOG
Final Blog post Click here
Tuesday July 11: Heading in the final phase of the Camino Click here.
Monday July 3: A week of surprises and camino moments. Click here.
Monday June 26: 304 down, 490 kilometers to go. Next phase Click here
Monday June 18 Some initial thoughts on the Camino. Click here
Sunday June 11: LIndesfarne, pilgrimages and holy places Click here
Monday June 5 Manchester, London and terrorism: Thoughts from England is here.
Thursday June 1 post: Thoughts as we leave Jeruslaem is here
The Friday May26 post Holy Places, Unholy Violence is here
The Tuesday May 23 posting: Thougths on holy places is here.
The rector's sabbatical began May 12. He will be posting thoughts and updates while on the road as often as internet connections allow. The first posting is now on the page. To read the blog click here. The second post is here.
SUPPORT ST. AIDAN'S WHEN YOU SHOP
There are 3 ways you can help support St. Aidan's when you shop. AMAZON SMILE: St. Aidan's in now part of the Amazon Smile program. By linking your Amazon purchases to our church we get .5% of every purchase you make. KROGER CARES: Link your Kroger card to St. Aidan's and every time you shop at Kroger including gasoline and pharmacy purchases we get a percentage. BRENT AND BECKY'S BULBS: This site has a selection of bulbs for planting and like the others gives us a percentage of every sale. Click here for more information on how to set up these accounts.
SUPPORT ST. AIDAN'S THROUGH THE KROGER CARES PROGRAM
Thanks to the 15 people who have linked their Kroger Cares Card to St. Aidan's. We just got a check for almost $600 from the last quarter of 2014. Imagine how much we would get if more of you linked your cards to St. Aidan's. It is not hard just follow these directions. If you would like help, just let us know.
Click here to download a PDF with instructions