Christmas at the Brooks!
Join us in sharing this Spirit filled joy with the families at the Brooks by contributing!
What: New toys, for kids 0-16 years old
When: Sundays 11/26 and 12/3 (9a-12p) and Wednesday 12/6 from 5p-7p
Where: Toys will be collected in the Common. On 12/6, toys will be brought up in the offertory during the St. Nicholas service.
November 26 from 10am to 12pm
Come make an Advent Wreath for your family to take home. There will also be crafts for the kids and Advent-at-home prayers and activity resources. Please bring greens and clippers, we supply the wreath form, candle holders, and candles. Suggested donation $15.
December 1 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mother's Group Christmas Party
Join us for caroling, cheer and wonderful food catered by Baktash and Maryam Amini. Friday December 1st from 6:30-8:30pm at the home of Sheilah O'Donnel. Cost: $20-
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December 3 at 10:05am
Happy Church New Year!
Countdown and sparkling cider toast at 10:05am in the Common.
December 3 at 10:15am
Annual Forum with Ray Suarez
December 3 at 5pm
Advent Lessons and Carols with Reception to follow
St. Columba's choirs will lead a service of hope and anticipation for Christ's coming at Christmas. Glorious carols for choirs and congregation will be woven together with the story of our salvation from the Garden of Eden to Christ's coming reign of peace.
A festive reception follows in the Common. Contact: Anne Timpane ([email protected]).
December 5 from 7-830pm
As the evenings lengthen, come enjoy a serene evening at the labyrinth, surrounded by candlelight and live music by St. Columba’s own stellar musicians. The labyrinths will be open Tuesday, December5, from 7-8:30 p.m., in the Great Hall on the 3rd floor and outside. Walk the ancient path, or simply sit back and enjoy this transcendent meditative experience. No experience necessary; as always, all ages, faiths, and abilities welcome!
December 6 at 6pm
St. Nicholas Service
You may have heard about me, but do you know my real story?
December 10 at 10:15am
Biblical Prophets Forum
Learn about the prophets of the Bible who offer a proclamation to ancient people and to us alike.
December 15 from 11:30am-1pm
Annual Water Ministry Lunch
Water Ministry, our ministry to the vulnerable in our community, will host its annual Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings. Please join the Water Ministry’s volunteers in making this celebration of our community a successful and joyful event.
December 15 from 6pm-9pm
Come get into the Christmas spirit! Open to all middle and high school age kids.
December 17 at 10:00am
Prepare the Way Sunday
Join us to celebrate, learn and prepare the church for Christmas.
December 17 at 10:15am
Modern Prophets Forum
Discuss a few modern prophets and what it means to live a prophetic life in our context.
December 20 at 6pm
A service to hold and recognize the emotional complexity of the holiday season. The service will include Healing Prayer.
December 24 at 11am and 4pm
Christmas Eve Pageants
Experience the story of Christmas! Children and youth will offer the music-filled pageant. The 4pm service also includes the Eucharist.
December 24 at 6pm, 8pm and 10:30pm
Christmas Eve Services
Services of Holy Eucharist include singing, readings from scripture, a sermon, and the Eucharist; they last about an hour.
December 25 at 12pm