Month: December 2011

CANCELLED!!!!! The Teen New Year’s Eve Party at Fr. Chris’ House is cancelled.

CANCELLED– TEEN PARTY CANCELLED

Sadly,

There is illness in our home that makes it impossible for us to host this year’s party.  So, I have to cancel it.  If someone else wants to host it, please let me know right away and I can tell you about the funds set aside to help pay for it.  However, as it stands right this moment, the party is cancelled.

I apologize for the disappointing news.

Fr. Chris Herman

28 DECEMBER 2011, FEAST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS

Today is the Feast of the Holy Innocents, the day in which we remember all the little boy babies in Bethlehem two year and under who were killed by King Herod as he sought for the child Jesus.

THE LEGEND

Herod ‘the Great’ was appointed King of the Jews by the Roman authorities in Palestine and he proved to be ruthlessly efficient in his thirty-three years of dealing with his subjects.  In the Gospel according to Matthew, Herod tried to persuade the Magi, to whom he played host on their journey seeking the one ‘who has been born king of the Jews’, to bring word to him once they had found the child.  His desire was to eliminate Jesus and, when he realised that the Magi had tricked him and left the country, Herod killed all the children under the age of two in and around Bethlehem.  These were God’s ‘innocent’ ones, paralleling the story of Pharaoh slaughtering the Hebrew children in Egypt.

A READING FROM A SERMON OF QUODVULTDEUS, BISHOP OF CARTHAGE

A tiny child is born who is a great king.  Wise men are led to him from afar.  They come to adore one who lies in a manger and yet reigns in heaven and on earth.  When they tell of one who is born a king, Herod is disturbed.  To save his kingdom he resolves to kill him, though if he would have faith in the child, he himself would reign in peace in this life and for ever in the life to come.

Why are you afraid, Herod, when you hear of the birth of a king?  He does not come to drive you out, but to conquer the devil.  But because you do not understand this you are disturbed and in a rage, and to destroy one child whom you seek, you show your cruelty in the death of so many children.

You are not restrained by the love of weeping mothers or fathers mourning the deaths of their little ones, nor by the cries and sobs of the children.  You destroy those who are tiny in body because fear is destroying your heart.  You imagine that if you accomplish your desire you can prolong your own life, though you are seeking to kill Life himself.

Yet yoru throne is threatened by the source of grace – so small, and yet so great – who is lying in the manger.  He is using you, all unaware of it, to work out his own purposes in freeing souls from captivity to the devil.  He has taken up the children of the enemy into the ranks of God’s adopted children.

The children die for Christ, though they do not know it.  The parents mourn for the death of martyrs.  The children make of those as yet unable to speak fit witnesses to themselves.  See the kind of kingdom that is his, coming as he did in order to be this kind of king.  See how the deliverer is already working deliverance, the Saviour already working salvation.

But you, Herod, do noot know this and are disturbed and furious.  While you vent your fury against the children, you are already paying them homage, and you do not know it.  How great a gift of grace is here!  To what merits of their own do the children owe this kind of victory?  They cannot speak, yet they bear witness to Christ.  They cannot use their little limbs to engage in battle, yet already they bear off the palm of victory.

THE COLLECT FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS

Heavenly Father, whose children suffered at the hands of Herod, though they had done no wrong: by the suffering of your Son and by the innocence of our lives frustrate all evil designs and establish your reign of justice and peace; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

AN OPPORTUNITY TO STAND FOR LIFE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS

Brothers and Sisters of Christ our Hope:

Today you will have an opportunity to participate in something most of you have never experienced before.  We will celebrate a memorial Eucharist (kind of like a funeral/memorial service) for all of the little babies that have been murdered in the abortion mill in Kettering.  This will not be an easy time of prayer physically, spiritually, and emotionally for anyone who chooses to participate.  If you are not able to be present tomorrow, know that you will have another opportunity to do something when we observe Right to Life Sunday at church in late January.

So, today’s noon Eucharist, 28 December 2011, will not be at the church.  We will observe the Feast of the Holy Innocents by celebrating a memorial Eucharist in front of the Kettering abortion mill.  I talked to the manager of the Women’s Centre – Kettering (a Christian women’s clinic across from the abortion mill) this afternoon.  She gave me information on what is legal and has opened up their resources to us tomorrow as well.

Please be at 1377 E. Stroop by at least 11:55 a.m.  Parking is available around the right side of the building to the rear.  You will see us setting up on the the sidewalk and legal side of the grassy strip.  It is supposed to be rather cold tomorrow, so please come dressed appropriately.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me at 850-797- 6848.

In the Name of our newborn King!

Fr. Greg

28 DECEMBER 2011, HOLY INNOCENTS NOON EUCHARIST

Brothers and Sisters of Christ our Hope:

Tomorrow you will have an opportunity to participate in something most of you have never experienced before.  We will celebrate a memorial Eucharist (kind of like a funeral/memorial service) for all of the little babies that have been murdered in the abortion mill in Kettering.  This will not be an easy time of prayer physically, spiritually, and emotionally for anyone who chooses to participate.  If you are not able to be present tomorrow, know that you will have another opportunity to do something when we observe Right to Life Sunday at church in late January.

So, tomorrow’s noon Eucharist, 28 December 2011, will not be at the church.  We will observe the Feast of the Holy Innocents by celebrating a memorial Eucharist in front of the Kettering abortion mill.  I talked to the manager of the Women’s Centre – Kettering (a Christian women’s clinic across from the abortion mill) this afternoon.  She gave me information on what is legal and has opened up their resources to us tomorrow as well.

Please be at 1377 E. Stroop by at least 11:55 a.m.  Parking is available around the right side of the building to the rear.  You will see us setting up on the the sidewalk and legal side of the grassy strip.  It is supposed to be rather cold tomorrow, so please come dressed appropriately.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me at 850-797- 6848.

In the Name of our newborn King!

Fr. Greg

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

This evening, 27 December 2011, 7 p.m., all of our young people aged 18-30 (and us not so young people over the age of 30 who are single) are invited to come hang out in the Green Room for an evening of conversation and some really good refreshments.  This will be an opportunity for fellowship and catching up with one another.  You have a chance to ‘stump the priest’ and play some others games as well.

CHRISTMAS WISDOM FROM ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Day 3

The Love of God in the Incarnation

We thank You for as through Your Son You created us, so through Your holy love with which You love us You brought about His birth as true God and true man by the glorious, ever-virgin, most blessed, holy Mary and You willed to redeem us captives through His cross and blood and death.

Saint Francis of Assisi, The Earlier Rule (XXIII: Prayer and Thanksgiving), 82

Scripture Reading

John 3:16-17

Prayer

God of all compassion, you loved your people so much that you could not help but share yourself with us by taking on human flesh.  A greater outpouring of love the world has never seen.  A greater gift there has never been than the message of the depths of your love for all people as found int he birth of Jesus Christ.  Amen.

Christmas Action

If possible, take ten minutes today and call or write a note to someone you know who is having a difficult time coping with a situation.

27 DECEMBER 2011, ST. JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST

Today is the Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist.

THE LIFE OF ST. JOHN

Whether or not John the Apostle and John the Evangelist are one and the same, the Church honours on this day the one who proclaims Jesus as ‘the Word made flesh’ and who is ‘the disciple whom Jesus loved.’  The Gospel narratives speak of John as one of the sons of Zebedee who followed Jesus.  He was present at the transfiguration of Jesus on the holy mountain; he was there with Jesus at the last supper; he was there with Jesus in his agony in the garden; he was there with Jesus and his mother, standing at the foot of the cross; he was there with Jesus as a witness of his resurrection and ‘he saw and believed.’  According to tradition, John died at Ephesus in advanced old age.

***(2004). Celebrating the saints. Norwich, England: Canterbury Press.***

A READING FROM THE COMMENTARY OF AUGUSTINE ON THE FIRST LETTER OF JOHN

‘Our message is the Word of life.  We announce what existed from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our own eyes, what we have touched with our own hands.’

Who could touch the Word with his hands unless ‘the Word was made flesh and lived among us?’  Now this Word, whose flesh was so real that he could be touched by human hands, began to be flesh in the Virgin Mary’s womb; but he did not begin to exist at that moment.  We know this from what John says: ‘What existed from the beginning.’  Notice how John’s Letter bears witness to his Gospel: ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God.’

Someone might interpret the phrase ‘the Word of life’ to mean a word about Christ, rather than Christ’s body itself whcih was touched by human hands.  But consider what comes next: ‘and life itself was revealed.’  Christ, therefore, is himself the Word of life.

And how was this life revealed?  It existed from the beginning, but was not revealed to mortals, only to angels, who looked upon it and feasted upon it as their own spiritual bread.  But what does Scripture say?  ‘Humans ate the bread of angels.’

Life itself was therefore revealed in the flesh.  In this way what was visible to the heart alone could become visible also to the eye, and so heal human hearts.  For the Word is visible to the heart alone, while flesh is visible to bodily eyes as well.  We already possessed the means to see the flesh, but we had no means of seeing the Word.  The Word was made flesh so that we could see it, to heal the part of us by which we could see the Word.

John continues: ‘And we are witnesses and we proclaim to you that eternal life which was with the Father and has been revealed among us’ – one might say more simply ‘revealed to us.’  ‘We proclaim to you what we have heard and seen.’  Make sure that you grasp the meaning of these words.  The disciples saw our Lord in the flesh, face to face; they heard the words he spoke, and in turn they proclaimed the message to us.  So we also have heard, although we have not seen.

Are we then less favoured than those who both saw and heard?  If that were so, why should John add; ‘so that you too may have fellowship with us?’  They saw, and we have not seen; yet we have fellowship with them, because we and they share the same faith.

‘And our fellowship is with God the Father and Jesus Christ his Son.  And we write this to you to make your joy complete’ – complete in that fellowship, in that love and in that unity.

THE COLLECT FOR ST JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST

Merciful Lord, cast your bright beams of light upon the Church: that, being enlightened by the teaching of your blessed apostle and evangelist Saint John, we may so walk in the light of your truth that we may at last attain to the light of everlasting life; through Jesus Christ your incarnate Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

CHRISTMAS WISDOM FROM ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Day 1

Shout to the Lord Because the Saviour Is Born!

Exult in God our help!  Should to the Lord God living and true with cries of gladness!  Because the Lord, the Most High, the Awesome, is the Great King over all the earth.  Because the Most Holy Father of heaven, our King before all ages, sent His Beloved Son from on high and He was born of the Blessed Virgin Holy Mary.  He called to me: You are  my Father and I will place Him, my firstborn, as the Highest, above all the kings of the earth.  On that day the Lord sent His mercy and at night His song.  This is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it.  For the Most Holy Child has been given to us and has been born for us on the way and placed in a manger because he did not have a place in the inn.  Glory to the Lord God in the highest and peace on earth to thsoe of good will.  Let the heavens rejoice and the earth exult, let the sea and its fullness resound, let the fields and all that is in them be joyful.  Sing a new song to the Lord, sing to the Lord all the earth.  Because the Lord is great and worthy of praise.  He is awesome beyond all gods.  Give to the Lord, you families of nations, give to the Lord glory and praise, give to the Lord the glory due His name.  Take up your bodies and carry His holy cross and follow His most holy commands even to the earth.

– Saint Francis of Assisi, “Vespers of the Lord’s Birth, Antiphon: Holy Virgin Mary (Psalm XV),” 156,7*

*Psalms arranged by Saint Francis with interpolations.

SCRIPTURE READING

Isaiah 9:6-7

PRAYER

The wondrous gift has been given!  Let the celebration begin!  God has chosen to dwell among us.  Lord Jesus, thank you for coming into our world and joining in our human condition.  You have humbled yourself in order to give yourself to us, to join with us as intimately as possible.  Joined with all creation, our hearts cannot help but should with joy!

CHRISTMAS ACTION

Sit before a nativity scene.  Meditate on the scene and place yourself in it.  Where would you stand?  What would you feel?  Picture yourself holding the infant Jesus in your arms.  What would you say to him?  Say it to him in your heart.

Day 2

Emulate the Lives of the Saints: Walking the Walk vs. Talking the Talk

The Lord’s sheep followed Him in tribulation and persecution, in shame and hunger, in weakness and temptation, and in other ways; and for these things they received eternal life from the Lord.

Therefore, it is a shame for us, the servants of God, that the saints have accomplished great things and we want only to receive glory and honour by recounting them.

Saint Francis of Assisi, The Admonitions (VI: Imitation of Christ), 131

SCRIPTURE READING

Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-60

PRAYER

Lord, as Francis admonishes, let me not only recount the lives of the saints, but also seek to imitate their courageous example.  Amen.

CHRISTMAS ACTION

When tempted to take the easy way out of a situation in which your Christian calling demands that you step up and say or do something, turn to Christ for courage, take the more difficult but more rewarding way of the saints, and do the right thing.

26 DECEMBER 2011, ST. STEPHEN, DEACON AND FIRST MARTYR

Today is the Feast of St. Stephen, Deacon and First Martyr.

THE LIFE OF ST. STEPHEN

In the Acts of the Apostles, Stephen is described as one of the seven deacons whose job it is to care for the widows in the early Church in Jerusalem.  His eloquent speech before the Sanhedrin, in which he shows the great sweep of Jewish history as leading to the birth of Jesus, the long-expected Messiah, and his impassioned plea that all might hear the good news of Jesus, leads to his inevitable martyrdom by being stoned to death.  The description of Stephen in Acts bears direct parallels to that of Christ in Luke’s Gospel: for example, the passion; being filled with the Holy Spirit; seeing the Son of God at the right hand of God, as Jesus promised he would be; commending his spirit to Jesus, as Jesus commended his to the Father; kneeling as Jesus did in Gethsemane and asking forgiveness for his persecutors.  Witnessing to Jesus by acting like Jesus in every way is thus seen as of the essence of the Christian life.

A READING FROM A SERMON OF FULGENTIUS, BISHOP OF RUSPE

Yesterday we celebrated the birth in time of our eternal King.  Today we celebrate the triumphant suffering of his soldier.  Yesterday our king, clothed in his robe of flesh, left his place in the virgin’s womb and graciously visited the world.  Today his soldier leaves the tabernacle of his body and goes triumphantly to heaven.

Our king, despite his exalted majesty, came in humility for our sake; yet he did not come empty-handed.  He brought his soldiers a great gift that not only enriched them but also made them unconquerable in battle, for it was the gift of love, which was to bring us to share in his divinity.  He gave of his bounty, yet without any loss to himself.  In a marvellous way he changed into wealth the poverty of his faithful followers while remaining in full possession of his own inexhaustible riches.

And so the love that brought Christ from heaven to earth raised Stephen from eath to heaven; shown first in the king, it later shone forth in his soldier.  Love was Stephen’s weapon by which he gained every battle, and so won the crown signified by his name.  His love of God kept him from yielding to the ferocious mob; his love for his neighbour made him pray for those who were stoning him.  Love inspired him to reprove those who erred, to make them amend; love led him to pray for those who stoned him to save them from punishment.  Strengthened by the power of his love, he overcame the raging cruelty of Saul and won the persecutor on earth as his companion in heaven.  In his holy and tireless love he longed to gain by prayer those whom he could not convert by admonition.

Now at last, Paul rejoiced with Stephen, with Stephen he delights in the glory of Christ, with Stephen he exalts, with Stephen he reigns.  Stephen went first, slain by the stones thrown by Paul; but Paul followed after, helped by the prayer of Stephen.  This, surely, is the true life, beloved, a life in which Paul feels no shame because of Stephen’s death, and Stephen delights in Paul’s companionship, for love fills them both with joy.  It was Stephen’s love that prevailed over the cruelty of the mob, and it was Paul’s love that covered the multitude of his sins, it was love that won for both of them the kingdom of heaven.

Love, indeed, is the source of all good things; it is an impregnable defence, and the way that leads to heaven.  Whoever walks in love can neither go astray nor be afraid: love guides, protects, and brings the one who loves to the journey’s end.

Christ made love the stairway that would enable all Christians to climb to heaven.  Hold fast to it, therefore, in all sincerity, give one another practical proof of it, and by your progress in it, make your ascent together.

THE COLLECT FOR ST. STEPHEN, DEACON AND FIRST MARTYR

Gracious Father, who gave the first martyr Stephen grace to pray for those who took up stones against him: grant that in all our sufferings for the truth we may learn to love even our enemies and to seek forgiveness for those who desire our hurt, looking up to heaven to him who was crucified for us, Jesus Christ, our Mediator and Advocate, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.

Christmas Gathering

Dear Christ Our Hope Family,

You are all cordially invited to the Browns on Wed evening, 28 Dec, 6 pm, for a simple meal and a time of singing songs of the Season.  Soup and bread will be served.  If you wish, bring something to share.  Bring an instrument.  Bring a friend.  Just let us know if you can attend.  -Jeff & Rosanne.

MERRY CHRISTMAS

A very blessed, holy, and Merry Christmas to all of you; from the Clergy, Vestry, and Staff at Christ our Hope Anglican Church.

24/25 DECEMBER 2011

Tonight we will celebrate the Christmas Eve Family Eucharist tonight at 7:00 p.m.  We will begin with the singing of Christmas Carols at 6:30 p.m.  There will be a special message given by Mrs. Martha Berger for children of ALL ages…including us adults too.  ***This liturgy will have no incense.***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tonight we will also celebrate Midnight Mass at…midnight.  We will begin with the singing of Christmas Carols at 11:30 p.m.  ***This liturgy will have incense.***

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow morning we will celebrate the third Christmas Eucharist at 10:30 a.m.  We will not have Sunday School tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May the blessings of our incarnate Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ be with you all as we celebrate his entrance into our world.

Fr. Greg

Fr. Neeb Update

Dear Brethren,

After consideration of all things the doctor has decided to postpone the actual removal of the toe and try to clean out the toe removing any dead tissue and severely infected tissue in hopes it will be enough to jump-start the necessary healing process to restore the toe’s health. It appears Fr. Neeb will be under a general anesthetic for the scouring procedure which will take place at 4:00 this afternoon. It is likely he will be kept in the hospital through Monday or Tuesday. He is room 3725 at Good Samaritan Hospital. I am not sure how ready he might be to receive visitors this evening but tomorrow he would love to see you, or even Christmas Day – that would be a most welcome Christmas gift. He needs reading material, and would greatly enjoy a DVD player (I am thinking a laptop) with a few good movie possibilities (a loaner would be fine), a very welcome diversion.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Rejoice, the Lord is coming!

Fr. Wayne

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PRAYER REQUEST

Please remember Dss. Candy in your prayers.  Whilst cooking today, she accidentally burned her right wrist.  Pray that her pain will be relieved, and healing will be quick.

Fr. Greg

BIBLE STUDY

Brothers and Sisters of Christ our Hope:

A new opportunity to enrich your spiritual life will begin next month.  A Bible Study will be start Thursday, 19 January 2012, at 7 p.m.  Stay tuned for more information on this opportunity to learn about about God’s word written.

Fr. Greg

Fr. Neeb Update

From Fr. Wayne:

Last night about 11:30 I received a call from Fr. Neeb. While spikes in his sugar levels are the reason for his hospitalization, he has had chronic problems with an ulcer on one of his middle toes. Diabetes very often affects the feet in unfavorable ways. The toe is deeply infected and unresponsive to treatment. The physicians are concerned that the infection will get into the bone (not good) and will likely remove a portion or all of the toe sometime today. Your intercessions are desired. He is in room 3725 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Since it is likely he will have surgery today, if you are inclined to visit it would be good to call ahead to check with the nursing staff about what times are best.

O FATHER of mercies, and God of all comfort, our
only help in time of need; We humbly beseech thee
to behold, visit, and relieve thy sick servant Bob, for whom
our prayers are desired. Look upon him with the eyes of
thy mercy; comfort him with a sense of thy goodness; preserve
him from the temptations of the enemy; and give him
patience under his affliction. In thy good time, restore him
to health, and enable him to lead the residue of his life in
thy fear, and to thy glory. And grant that when this life is
ended, through faith in thy dear Son, he may dwell with thee
in life everlasting, for the sake of the same, our Lord and
Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.

Please Pray for Fr. Neeb

Dear Sisters and Brothers,

Fr. Bob Neeb is currently in the hospital because of extremely high blood sugar levels.  From what I have heard, he is being treated and things are under control.  Nonetheless, I ask you to join with me and pray for him.

Fr. Chris

22 DECEMBER 2011

We will pray Evensong with the Great ‘O’ Antiphon, “O Emmanuel.”  The liturgy will be at  6 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Evensong (Friday, 23 Dec. 2011) will be at 4:30 p.m.  The Great ‘O’ Antiphon is “O Virgin of virgins.”  Please note the time change.

There is also an opportunity for Caroling and Fellowship tomorrow evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. We will meet at Dcn. Dave’s house for caroling at Echoing Valley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

You are invited to Christmas services at Christ our Hope Anglican Church, 3425 Valley St., Dayton, OH. Christmas Eve. Family Eucharist, 7 p.m., with Christmas Carols at 6:30 p.m.; Midnight Mass, with Carols beginning at 11:30 p.m.; Christmas Day Holy Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome!

Need from Candy

Does anyone have a small carpet cleaner I could borrow for a day? My little Bissell cleaner doesn’t seem to want to put out the spray. I’ve checked for clogs, but I’m puzzled.

Anyway, I spilled coffee on my carpet and really need to give it a good cleaning.

Thanks!

Dss Candy

21 DECEMBER 2011, FEAST OF ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE

Dear Brothers and Sisters of Christ our Hope:

Today is the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle.  Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

THE LIFE OF ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE

Thomas is mentioned among the number of the Apostles in the gospels of Matthew, mark and Luke but it is in John’s gospel that his significance is revealed.  Firstly, he is heard encouraging the other disciples to go to Judea with Jesus; then, not knowing what Jesus meant when he talked about where he was to go elicited the answer that Jesus was himself the Way.  But probably the most famousely he was the Apostle notably unconvinced by reports of the resurrection of Jesus, causing Jesus to show him the marks in his hands and feet and side.  Thomas then proclaims the words that have been described as the great climax to John’s gospel by saying to Jesus, “My Lord and my God!”

***From Exciting Holiness***

The Apostle Thomas (whose name signifies a twin, for which reason in Greek he is called Didymus) was a Galilean.  The historian Eusebius says that after the descent of the Holy Spirit Thomas preached the Gospel to many different peoples, such as the Parthians, Medes, Persians, Hyrcanians, and the Bactrians.  It is believed that he went last of all to India (for his ministry there is mentioned by holy Ephraem the Syrian, blessed Jerome, and others) where, because of this holiness and wondrous works, he drew many after him, and brought them to Christ Jesus.  For which reason he is said to have provoked the anger of the idolatrous king, who condemned him to be pierced with lances, whereby he crowned the dignity of his apostleship with the glory of martyrdom.  Eight miles from Madras, on Big Hil in the Coromandel Coast (called in the Martyrology Calamina), is a spot still pointed out as the place of his holy death.  His relicks were reputed to have been translated to Edessa, thence to Chios in the Aegean, and later to Ortona in the Abruzzi, where they are to this day venerated with much devotion by the faithful.

***From The Anglican Breviary***

THE COLLECT FOR ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE

Almighty and eternal God, who, for the firmer foundation of our faith, allowed your holy apostle Thomas to doubt the resurrection of your Son till word and sight convinced him: grant to us, who have not seen, that we also may believe and so confess Christ as out Lord and our God; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, no and for ever.  Amen.

EVENSONG WITH THE GREAT ‘O’ ANTIPHONS

Tonight, at 6 p.m., we will continue with our daily Evensong and hear the next Great ‘O’ Antiphon, “O King of Nations.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH CHRISTMAS PLAY

Tonight, at 7 p.m., you have the opportunity to watch a wonderful play on which our youth have practised very hard.  I would encourage you to “come and see” and be blessed by the ministry of our young people.  Charlie Brown would be proud!