Journeying together in Christ

Updated: December 2, 2022

Here’s what’s happening this week and the weeks ahead…

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During Advent we are collecting Food for the Food Hampers as described in the Foodbank Advent Giving Calendar.  If you didn’t get a copy of the calendar, please E-mail Marilyn in the parish office at office@stjameskingston.ca

This Sunday is the Second Sunday of Advent.   The Dixon-Jacobs Family will light the Advent Candles.  I will preach and celebrate at both services.  We will have a 9am Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion (said service) and a 10:30am Book of Alternative Service of Holy Eucharist with hymns and music.

Children’s Church will meet “in person” during the 10:30am Sunday service.  The children should meet at the back of the church and join the procession and then stay for a children’s time.  After that they will head off to Children’s Church in the parish hall.

Masks are required for all people over 2 at the service.  We continue to encourage everyone to keep up to date with their Covid-19 booster shots and flu vaccines.  The side pews remain distanced with ropes between every second pew.  

The 10:30am service will be live streamed on our YouTube Channel.  
https://www.youtube.com/c/StJamesAnglicanChurchKingstonOntario

The Gathering will meet at 5:30pm for their last session of the term.  The Rev. Dr. Bill Morrow will be leading them in an instructed Eucharist followed by dinner and discussion.  Details are below.

Tuesday December 6

Prayer Meeting by Zoom at 3pm.
Join Zoom Meeting… contact office for zoom coordinates

Thursday December 8

Bible Study by Zoom at Noon

Join Zoom Meeting … contact office for zoom coordinates

Looking ahead…

On Sunday December 11th we will be having our normal services in the morning.  At 4:30pm we will be having our annual candle lighting service called, Advent to Christmas: A Candlelight Service of Readings and Music.  I encourage you to come and enjoy festive music as we move from Advent to Christmas in song.    More details are in the bulletin and below.

Sunday December 18 will be our annual Christmas Pageant at the 10:30am service.

Christmas Eve we will have a 4pm Family Service and a 10pm Traditional Christmas Eve Service.  

More Details of other services will be announced soon.

I look forward to seeing you on Sunday!

Andy