ADVENT BEGINS TODAY. Advent helps us prepare to receive the promised Christ as He comes, whether at his lowly birth in history, his continual and wonderful coming to us in his Word and Sacrament, or his triumphal coming again in the future. In our worship we move to Year A of Sunday Lectionary Cycle which begins on page 889 in the Book of Common Prayer.
YOUTH PLAY PRACTICE meets tonight and at 6:30 p.m.
CHRISTMAS MEALS. Please pick one or two tags from the doors and bring the item(s) and tag to church by Sunday, December 11th. Refrigerated items go in the upright refrigerator in the boiler room and frozen items go in the chest freezer in the Food Bank. The tree tags can go on the desk in the Food Bank. Thank you for giving these families a joyous Christmas
SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE: at 5:30 p.m. tonight. There will be a simple Holy Communion service lasting about 40 minutes. This Holy Communion service will have a few songs and be held in the Parish hall.
CALLING ALL CHILDREN! Christmas will be here before we know it and it’s time to start preparing for the annual St. Albans Christmas pageant held on Christmas Eve. If your children are interested in being a part of this wonderful pageant, please plan on joining us on the practice dates listed below.
The pageant practices will be as follows:
All practices will be held immediately following the 10:15 service and will last approximately 30 minutes. Pageant will held at the 4:00 pm Christmas Eve service. If there are any questions, please contact Janine Steinbrunner at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 338-2660. Thank you.
MEN’S NIGHT OUT is scheduled for this Thursday at 6:30. Location to follow.
THE SAINT NICHOLAS PARTY will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday
December 4. Lunch will be provided. Children will decorate cookies and Father Layden will explain the Jesse Tree.
ANNUAL YOUTH CHRISTMAS PLAY – December 18 Mark your calendars now for our annual dinner and play on Sunday December 18 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s play is called “While Cowboys Watched Their Herds by Night” It is filled with funny characters that will prove to be inspirational as well as hilarious.
Tickets go on sale Sunday, November 27, and will be sold every Sunday up to and including the day of the show. We will sell after the 8:00 services and before and after the 10:15 services. Prices are $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for ages 3-10, with 2 and under free. If you have any questions or would like to help in any way please contact Cindy Spice (348-7061)
THERE IS $1,690.00 LEFT TO PAY OFF THE ROOF PROJECT. We are paying back the money we borrowed from our endowment fund.
ATTENDANCE last Sunday was 83.
REMEMBER IN PRAYER Peggy Brandes, Leigh Ann Brooks Donna Daniel, John Diver, Dick Donnelly, Susie Foley, Ian Fox, Denise Frede, Tammy Gillig, Glen Grate, Michael Grosjean, Ed Guindon, Ted Hemingway, Shirley Johnson, Tim & Patricia Kerlin, Tom and June Lorenzen, Don Mefford, Catherine Michael, Sloan Overmyer and Bayne Overmyer Derek Palmer, Carol Postel, Sonja Primeau, Mary Ringler, Rev. Sandy & Dick Ritchie, Larry Sanxter, Rick Schanhals, Tom Shadid, Larry Shaw, Stan Smith, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Charles N. Stath, Chris Stath, Bill and Carolyn Townsend, Paul Wisehart.
Military: Kaylee Collins, Sean Collins, Daxton Demorest, Jeremy Faux, Dylan Frick, Adam Johns, Eric Lamberty, Ty Sumner