Advent & Christmas at Calvary

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Advent & Christmas at Calvary

Advent Lessons & Carols
Dec. 3 at 5:00 p.m.

Join us in our newly renovated nave for a traditional candlelight service of scripture and song featuring all the Calvary choirs and a string quartet.

Feast of St. Nicholas
Dec. 6 at 5:15 p.m.

Observe the Feast of St. Nicholas with a liturgy designed with little people in mind! All are invited for a song, a story, and a simple communion service. Stay for dinner and more, or head home for bedtime.

Emmanuel Meal
Thursday, Dec. 21 at noon

The Emmanuel Meal is an opportunity for Calvary parishioners of all ages to work together to serve our neighbors experiencing poverty and homelessness a delicious homemade seated meal with music, joy, and gifts.

The Fourth Sunday of Advent
Dec. 24 at 9 a.m.

We will offer one combined service in the Great Hall. There will be no parish breakfast or formation classes.

Christmas Eve at 3:30 p.m.
with Children’s Christmas Pageant

Our new chancel will become filled with animals, angels, shepherds, and stars! The St. Cecilia and Boys & Girls Choirs will sing the hymns of the season as the sacred story unfolds. Nursery care will be offered for children under five.


Christmas Eve at 5:30 p.m.

This Festival Eucharist is family-friendly and features music led by the Calvary Choir and trumpet. Nursery care will be offered for children under 5. This service will be livestreamed.

Christmas Eve at 10:30 p.m.

This service begins with congregational caroling and choral anthems. A Festival Eucharist follows at 11 p.m. and reflects the glory and beauty of the story of Christ’s birth with hallmarks of Anglican worship–candlelight and incense.

Christmas Day at 4 p.m.

Celebrate the birth of Christ with carols and reflection on our greatest gift of all. The Rev. Katherine Bush will be our preacher.

New Year’s Eve
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 8 & 10:30 a.m.

We will have the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services with Children’s Chapel and nursery care for children under five. However, we will not have parish breakfast or faith formation classes.

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m.

All are invited to this special contemplative Eucharist, a beautiful, alternative way to mark the end of one year and the beginning of the next. Join us for this reflective offering with instrumental music and fresh prayers. Afterward, we’ll have a chance to toast the New Year with bubbly beverages and a little nibble.