Advent I – November 28th

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

22 Cumberland Street, Clear Spring, MD.

www.standrewsclearspring.org

November 28,2021 

Advent I

The Four Week Season of Advent Begins Today: Today is the First Sunday of Advent. We move into Year “C” of the Lectionary, focusing the year on the Gospel of Luke. Also, we move to Year One of the Daily Office. Again this year, we are invited to participate in the Sunday Advent Program, at Miller’s Farmstead Begins Today, coordinated by Mary Reid. This year, St. Andrew’s will be the host the following Sundays: November 28th.; December 5th; December 19th. This Advent program begins at 12:15 p.m. As the host for the Advent program, we are responsible for the Music/Message, and little parting gifts.

St. Huberts Fellowship Wild Game Dinner at St. Andrew’s: The Maryland/Pennsylvania/West Virginia; Deer Rifle Seasons are in full swing. With that in mind; the St. Huberts Fellowship Wild Game Dinner will be on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at St. Andrew’s. Hunters are asked to donate some of their bounty to this event. Chef Marcel Wenker likes to have the wild game at least 3 weeks prior to the dinner in order to begin marinating the meat. More will be said about this event as the date approaches, but we are looking at 6:00 p.m. for the dinner.

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Ongoing Prayers & Needs:  Carlene; Rod; Prestin; Steve & Jolene; Dale; Kevin Remsburg; Tammey Brown; Oakland Landers; Renee; Debbie Cohill; Chelsea; Jim; Deacon John; Brad Eichelberger; Thomas Howe; Curt Selby; Sarah; Trenna;   Linda Bonds; Larry & Mary Ellen Klataske; Geraldine Settle; Dakota; Perry Reese; Bendy; Dicky; Wendy; Stacy; Dave & Kathi.

Active Military: Benjamin Benner (USN)

DECEMBER – 2021

December 1st:  –  NO MORNING PRAYER

December 5th: – 9:00 a.m. Advent II Holy Eucharist. 10:30 a.m. Adult Education. 12:15 p.m. Advent Program – Miller’s Farmstead. St. Andrew’s Host Church.

December 8th: – 9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer – 6:00 p.m. Advisory Board Meeting Parish Hall

December 11th: – 3:00 p.m. Annual Clear Spring Christmas Parade

December 12th: – 9:00 a.m. Advent III Holy Eucharist. 10:30 a.m. Adult Education. 12:15 p.m. Advent Program – Miller’s Farmstead.

December 12th: – 5:00 p.m. Christmas Caroling in front of St. Andrew’s with Mt. Calvary Church of God, and other invited Churches. St. Andrew’s will provide hot chocolate; coffee, and popcorn. 

December 15th: – 9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer

December 17th: – 6:02 – 8:00 p.m. Clear Spring Churches Monthly Youth Night. St. John’s UCC, Clear Spring. St. Andrew’s responsible for the hot chocolate & coffee.

December 19th: – 9:00 a.m. Advent IV Holy Eucharist – UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER SUNDAY. 10:30 Adult Education. 12:15 p.m. Advent Program – Miller’s Farmstead. St. Andrews Host Church.

December 22nd: – 9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer

December 24th: – 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Family Service. 11:15 p.m. Christmas Eve Midnight Mass.

December 26th: – 9:00 a.m. Christmas I Holy Eucharist. NO ADULT EDUCATION

December 26th: – 6:00 p.m. Father Steve & Melanie’s Annual Christmas Party for the congregation. Miller’s Farmstead.

December 29th: – 9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer (The Last Regularly Scheduled Morning Prayer.)

December 31st: – 7:00 p.m. 2nd Annual New Years Eve Funnel Cake Drop, St. Andrew’sRear Parking Lot.   Funnel Cakes; Hot Chocolate; Coffee.

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