ADVENT WORSHIP SERVICES

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Sunday, November 28

First Sunday of Advent

8 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. – Family Table, Contemporary service for families
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Riverway, Contemporary service for all ages
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist

Sunday, December 5

Second Sunday of Advent

8 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. – Family Table, Contemporary service for families
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Riverway, Contemporary service for all ages
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist

Sunday, December 12

Third Sunday of Advent

8 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. – Family Table, Contemporary service for families
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Riverway, Contemporary service for all ages
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist

A Festival of Lessons and Carols with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

11:15 a.m.
The Church – No Eucharis

Festival of Lessons and Carols with Presiding Bishop Curry and other guests. 

Sunday, December 19

Fourth Sunday of Advent

8 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
9 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. – Traditional service
The Church – Holy Eucharist
11:15 a.m. – Riverway, Contemporary service for all ages
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist

Choristers and Youth Choir Christmas Concert

9:15 a.m. – Family Table, Contemporary service for families
Parish Life Center – Holy Eucharist

EVENTS DURING ADVENT

Wednesday, December 1

Blue Christmas: A Service of Wholeness and Healing

5 p.m.
Parish Life Center and Via Zoom

A special service that is especially relevant for those experiencing loss and other struggles. 

Sponsored by OSL 

Friday, December 3

Deck the Halls

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Parish Life Center

 Join Riverway and Family Table families for tree trimming, Christmas treats, carols, and dinner. 

Saturday, December 4

Children’s Christmas Party

10 a.m.
Student Life Center

 Families with children up to 12 years old are invited to join us for Jesus’ birthday party. 

Sponsored by Episcopal Church Women of St. Martin’s 

Sunday, December 5

Christmas Crash

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Student Life Center

 7-1-7 Students Family Dinner 

Wayne and Friends Holiday Edition

6:30 p.m.
Parish Life Center

 Join Wayne Watson, Director of Contemporary Music for this special Christmas program with music, friends, and fellowship. 

Monday, December 6

Annual Christmas Coffee

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
At the home of Ellen and Tommy Ford

Please bring an unwrapped toy or gift card for children ages 5-17. 

Sponsored by Episcopal Church Women of St. Martin’s 

Saturday, December 11

Advent Quiet Day with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Other Guests 

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Church – No Eucharist

Sunday, December 12

All Adult Sunday

10:15 a.m.
The Church

 Join Presiding Bishop Michael Curry for the Sunday School hour. All Adult classes meet together. 

 Cocoa & Carols 

10:15 a.m.
Children’s Life Center

 Classes gather for a fun-filled morning celebrating Christmas. 

Thursday, December 16

 The Moms’ Group Jingle and Mingle 

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Josephine Fish residence

Join us for a very cheerful Christmas party. 

For more information, email Tracee Martin at tmartin@stmartinsepiscopal.org. 

Saturday, December 18

 Houston Boychoir Concert 

4 p.m.
The Church

 A favorite of Parishioners, the Houston Boychoir brings the season alive. 

Sunday, December 19

Church Reception

10:15 a.m.
Children’s Life Center

 The regular Children’s Sunday School classes will not meet so that families can take part in a festive reception. Please join the fun! 

HOLIDAY HOURS

Church Offices
In recognition of Christmas, the Church offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 27, and Tuesday, Dec. 28, and will close for the New Year’s holiday at noon on Friday, Dec. 31.