E-Bulletin for Advent III (December 17, 2017)

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Welcome to the Church of St. Andrew
and St. Margaret! If you are visiting today, please
join us for coffee downstairs after the service.

Tuesday at Noon – Holy Communion
Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. – Bible Study
Wednesday at Noon – Holy Communion and anointing for healing
Sunday School – Meets at 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24—One joint Holy Communion service at 10:00 a.m. Two evening Holy Communion services at 7:00 p.m. (sung) and 11:00 p.m. (said). At both evening services, carols will be sung one-half hour before the service begins.

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25—One service at 12:00 p.m. with Holy Communion.

Morning Prayer with Lessons and Carols will be said on Sunday, December 31, at the 9:00 a.m. service.

Next Vestry Meeting—Tomorrow, December 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the undercroft.

Poinsettias for Christmas Display—For those who wish to donate poinsettias for our Christmas display (in memory of, in thanksgiving for, etc.), forms are enclosed with today’s service bulletin. TODAY is the last day for submitting forms!!

Decorating the Church for Christmas–Saturday, December 23, at 9:00 a.m. The Flower Guild needs volunteers to help with our Christmas decorations. We will spend the morning decorating the church, both inside and out. We are also in need of fresh boxwood and holly clippings for that morning. Please send an email to if you plan to attend. We hope you can make it to this fun and festive event!

Next Men’s Breakfast—Saturday, January 20, at 8:30 a.m. in the undercroft, under the culinary direction of Chef Claude and the spiritual direction of Fr. John, with Bob Boyd directing the discussion.

Salvation Army Food Bank—Collection is TODAY. The next collection will be Sunday, January 21.

If you are on Facebook, please visit the Parish Facebook page and sign up!


Please pray for the intentions of those here present and for those suffering physical, mental or spiritual illness or distress. Paul Grisetti; Mirta Mullis; Cecelia Gyimah; Carol Stanton; Richard Heintze; Cherry Carnell; Mary Cox and family; Cheri Stanton; John Finerty; Ginger Rhodes; Lucia Abell; Paul Mullis; Jay Gould; Leslie Cahoon; Ron Melara; Connie Williams; Shelley Galbraith; Melissa Spicer; Justin Woldeck; Shawn Lenhart; the Ridley Family; Ben Browning; Susan and Douglas Smith; Kathleen Hines; Diana Peyton; Tyler Roddy; Nina Harllee; Andrew Roddy; Bob Phillips; Zachary Gilmer; Jody Baldwin; Michelle; Kaye Brown; Anne Sandlund; Mark Kemp; the Catherine Merlo Family; the Grisetti Family; the Crump Family; Anastasia Moser; Gabriela; JoAnne Stevens; Karen Mogan; Jack Sandlund; Ivo Naumoff; Debbie, Heather and the boys; Bernadette; En_Sheuan Bruner-Yang; Rebecca, Annabelle, and Esther; Robert Barr; the repose of the soul of Francis Varino; the repose of the soul of Sena Wijesinha; the repose of the soul of Lilly Grace Dollenger; the repose of the soul of Martin Gunn; and the repose of the soul of Kaywattie Londoño.