Parishioners, parents, and participants gathered at Ellsworth Chapel on Christmas Eve 2017 to worship. The second annual Children’s Pageant brought the story of Jesus’ birth to life. Once again, thanks go to Val Bowser for her vision, Tanya Matsuda for the music, and to Wendy Winkler for tailoring the wardrobe for both the short […]
Christmas Eve 2017 brought the Christ Child into the world, celebrated with Scripture, song, incense, and the Eucharist. The service ended with the congregation singing Silent Night by candlelight.
This Sunday brings the only-occasional opportunity to worship twice on Christmas Eve: Sunday morning at our regular 10:00am time, and once again at 5:30pm. In the morning service at 10:00am, the children will re-enact the story of Christ’s coming into the world as we sing the songs of Advent and Christmas. The 5:30pm service celebrates the […]
Ooops! The poinsettia-ordering process is quickly upon us. Guess we should have taken orders for them when we were making our grocery lists for Thanksgiving! Anyway, as in the past three years, we will decorate our worship space with red poinsettias for Christmas Eve. You may purchase one (or several) in honor or memory of […]
Deadline is December 14th
It was a beautiful New Year’s morning, 2017 to be exact. The children, parents and helpers arrived at the church early, to have a second rehearsal, get into their costumes and get last minute instructions. Most of us were fairly worn out from the holidays and either looked like we were dragging or at least […]