St. Julian's 2020 Holiday Schedule:
Please share this information with all those you know and love. Friends and family are warmly welcome, as we celebrate the season. This is always a great time of year to introduce someone to St. Julian's.
Advent Lesson and Carols with Holy Communion and the Commissioning of the Rev. Jonathan McManus-Dail as Priest at St. Julian's
Sunday, Dec 22 at 10:30 AM
We will have only one service on the Sunday before Christmas (Advent 4). The service will be Advent Lessons and Carols with Holy Communion and include a commissioning of our Curate, the Rev. Jonathan McManus-Dail, who will be ordained a priest the weekend before (Dec 14) in his home Diocese of North Carolina. Join us as we prepare for Christmas with special music, the story of Jesus's birth as foretold in scripture, and celebrate Jonathan's ordination. There will be a reception in his honor directly following the service. Childcare and Children's Chapel will both be available.
Christmas Caroling to our Neighbors
Sunday, Dec 22, 5-7 PM
All ages are invited to join us as we bring some Christmas cheer to those living close to the church. Christmas refreshments will be provided before we head out into the neighborhood.
Christmas Eve: the Feast of our Lord's Nativity
Tuesday, Dec 24 at 3:30 PM (with pageant) and 5:30 PM
Join us for festive carols, a children's pageant (3:30 PM only), sermon, Candlelight, and Holy Communion. Childcare will be available at both services. If you have a child who would like to participate in the pageant, please email Jennifer Cowles.
Christmas Day: the Feast of our Lord's Nativity
Wednesday, Dec 25 at 10:30 AM
Join us for a casual service to welcome the birth of the Babe of Bethlehem with carols, sermon and Holy Communion (using prayer books). There will be no childcare. Folk of all ages are invited to fully participate in the service. Pajamas are welcome!
The First Sunday after Christmas
Sunday, Dec 29 at 10:30 AM
Join us as we continue to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas. The service will include music, a sermon and Holy Communion. There will be no Children's Chapel during the service or Christian Ed following worship. However, childcare will be available. Folk of all ages are invited to fully participate in the service.
The Second Sunday after Christmas: The Visit of the Magi
Sunday, Jan 5 at 9 and 11 AM (regular schedule)
Our Christmastide celebration continues on the 12th and last day of Christmas by remembering the "Visit of the Magi" in both of our worship services. Children's Chapel and childcare will be available. Between services there will be no Christian Ed, but we will have time for fellowship with a King Cake and other refreshments. Our regular Christian Ed schedule for all ages resumes the following Sunday, Jan 12.
If you have any questions about Advent/Christmas at St. Julian's, or anything in our shared life, feel free, as always, to contact me directly by clicking here. I hope this reaches you and yours well.
Peace and Warm Friendship,
Vicar, St. Julian of Norwich Episcopal Church