Friday, December 21st, Blue Christmas Service.
5:30 pm: A service for the sorrowful in a season of joy with prayers for healing and music provided by the Grace Note Singers, a women’s ensemble group dedicated to providing music to those at points of suffering and distress in life.
Sunday, December 23rd, Advent IV
8 am: Holy Eucharist and Sermon.
9:30 am: Holy Eucharist, Choir and Sermon
Monday, December 24th, Christmas Eve
4:00 pm: Holy Eucharist and Christmas Pageant presented by the children recalling the story of the birth of the infant Jesus. Music will be provided by organ and the adult choir quartet with supporting singers.
9:00 pm: “Midnight Mass” – Each year the traditional midnight mass has crept to an earlier time as a reflection of changing patterns of church attendance on Christmas Eve. 9 pm seems to be the most successful time, allowing us to begin our Christmas celebration while not prolonging the waiting for midnight for solemn worship. Music will be provided by organ (Diana Norton Jackson), oboe, (Cheryl Bishkoff, principal oboist with the RI Philharmonic) and the adult choir, directed by Gabe Alfieri.
Christmas Day, December 25th
9:30 am: Holy Eucharist with sermon but no music.
Sunday after Christmas, December 30th
(one service only)
9:30 am: Holy Eucharist with Lessons and Carols