|Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A, 9am||January 26, 2014|
|Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||January 19, 2014|
|First Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A||January 12, 2014|
|Feast of the Epiphany, Jan. 6, 2014||January 6, 2014|
|Second Sunday after Christmas, Year A||January 5, 2014|
|Lessons and Carols, 2013||December 29, 2013|
|Christmas Eve, 2013||December 25, 2013|
|Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A||December 22, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, December 15, 2013||December 15, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, December 8, 2013||December 8, 2013|
|➤Holy Eucharist Rite II, December 1, 2013||December 1, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, November 24, 2013, 11am||November 24, 2013|
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|Holy Eucharist Rite II, November 17, 2013||November 17, 2013|
|Holy Eucharist Rite II, November 10, 2013||November 10, 2013|
Bulletin Date: December 1, 2013 5:00 am
First Sunday of Advent, Year A
Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Priest-in-Charge: The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks
(BCP—Book of Common Prayer, H-Hymnal 1982; S Numbers are the service music found in the front of The Hymnal 1982; WLP-Wonder, Love and Praise)
LEVAS-Lift Every Voice and Sing II)
In the name of Christ, we welcome you to this Church. May those who sorrow find comfort; the weary, rest; the unhappy, joy; the troubled, peace; the stranger, friends; and to all the sense of God’s Presence in this holy place.
The Ringing of the Bell
Processional Hymn Come ye that love the Lord LEVAS 12
Lighting of the Advent candle Advent Song (verse 1) Insert
The Word of God
Opening Acclamation BCP 355
Song of Praise Tell out, my soul (verse 1) H 438
The Collect of the Day Insert
First Reading Isaiah 2:1-5
Psalm Psalm 122 BCP 779
Epistle Romans 13:11-14
Sequence Hymn “Sleepers, wake!” H 61
The Gospel Matthew 24:36-44
The Sermon The Rev. Catherine Hicks
The Nicene Creed BCP 358
The Prayers of the People Insert
Confession of Sin BCP 360
The Peace BCP 360
Birthday and Anniversary Blessings BCP 830 #51/431
The Holy Communion
Eucharistic Prayer 2 from EOW, Insert BCP 367
Sanctus S 125
The Lord’s Prayer BCP 364
The Breaking of the Bread BCP 364
Fraction Anthem Jesus, Lamb of God S 164
The Communion of the People of God
Communion Hymn I want to walk as a child of the light H 490
Post-Communion Prayer BCP 365
Closing Hymn The King shall come when morning dawns H 73
Dismissal & Postlude
Welcome to St. Peter’s! Our hope is that you will find God’s love present with you in this place and that you will return here often.
Our communion bread is gluten free.
Happy Birthday – Carolyn Duke, Charles McGuire (Dec. 6)
Fall UTO Ingathering – Boxes are due TODAY!
Please save the following December dates:
· Sat. , December 7, Choir Retreat, 10AM
· Sun., December 8, 5PM Covered dish supper and Christmas carols at the Everetts.
· Tuesdays, December 10th and 17th, 6PM “A Thrill of Hope”—Simple supper, Advent Study and Discussion. We’ll be using the familiar scriptures of Luke and Matthew about Christmas, illustrated by the detailed and colorful artwork of John August Swanson together with commentary by Candler Theological Seminary’ s faculty via DVD. See churchsp.org/thrillofhope for a sample. First session is here – churchsp.org/thrillofhopeparts123
· Wed., Dec. 11, 12:30pm – ECW Lunch, La Petite, Fredericksburg
· Fri., Dec 13, 5pm – Community Dinner and Tree Lighting,
Christmas family. Take a tag from the Christmas Tree today, purchase the gift, return the gift to church with the tag attached, by Sun., Dec. 15th.
Poinsettias for Dec. 22 and Christmas Eve – If you’d like to donate a poinsettia see the order form in your bulletin. Due Dec. 15.
The Christmas pageant will be Dec. 22, 2013 as part of the 11am service. If you would to participate, please let Catherine know by Dec. 8.
Write to Jim and BJ Anderson at 4901 Daffodil Ave, Lot 211, McAllen, TX 78501.
Online Advent Calendar, Readings, Traditions, and music are at churchsp.org for Advent 1 and 2.
———————————–This Week ————————————–
· Mon., Dec. 2, 6pm – Evening ECW
· Wed., Dec. 4, 10am – Ecumenical Bible Study
· Wed., Dec. 4, 5pm – Village Dinner
· Thurs., Dec. 5, 6:30pm – Peumansend Creek Jail Bible Study
· Sat., Dec. 7, 10:00am – Choir Retreat and Luncheon
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
823 Water Street PO Box 399, Port Royal, VA 22535
Website: www.churchsp.org Parish Office: (804) 742-5908
Eunice Key, Senior Warden – (804)-241-5395
Cookie Davis, Junior Warden – (804) 742-5654
Laura Carey, Cynthia Fields, Fred Pannell, Boyd Wisdom
Clarence Kunstmann, Treasurer & Elizabeth Heimbach Registrar
Brad Volland – Music Director & Organist
The Rev. Catherine D. Hicks, Priest- in- Charge
(540) 809-7489, (540) 898-1586, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christ Centered, Biblically Based, Spirit Filled, Caring
Genevieve Davis, Peggy Roberts, Oliver Fortune, Toni Fabisy, Brad Volland, Boyd Wisdom, Vivian McDonald, John and Sylvia Sellars, and we pray for the Gideons and the spreading of the Gospel.
Brittnay, Greg and Caroline Merkl, Dorine Righman (Family of Jim and BJ Anderson), Donna Lippa (friend of Judy Fox), Marc Boivin (friend of Region One), Tracy Howes (granddaughter of the Muhlys), Jaki Gathercole and family (friends of the Fishers), Crystal and Mike Gladdings (family of Judy Fox), Brian Penneston (friend of the Wicks), Nancy Davis (sister-in-law of Johnny Davis), Patricia Edwards (sister of Andrea Pogue), Herb Saunders (friend of Helmut Linne von Berg), Clint Lee (father of Marsha Dobson), Carlos Rivera (Uncle of Marion Mahoney’s Daughter-in-law), Larry Taylor (friend of Terri Harrison) , Mary Ryan, Kirby McClain, Maureen Butler and family, Betty Williams, Kathryn Hill, Bobbye Canaday (friends of Catherine Hicks), Matthew Delbridge (father of Catherine Hicks) Rick and Linda Ferree and family, Nancy Hartwick (friend of Brad Volland), Gloria Jewell, Charles and Yvonne Johnson (friends of the Pannells and Laura Carey) , Jeff, Carolyn & Elizabeth Nelson, Loretta Harich, Carole Morehead (friends of the Newmans), Leilani Oldham, Bob and Diane Creel (relatives of Mike and Marilyn Newman), Marjorie Gilliland (mother of John Gilliland), Steven Fox (husband of our nursery worker, Judy Fox), David Watson (uncle of Ruth TenHoven), Bernie and Doyle (friends of Ruth TenHoven), Russell Smith, Daniel Smith (brothers of Susan Linne von Berg), Eudora Heath, Albert Barnett (uncle of Andrea Pogue), Kay Bodeen, Kathi Coles (sister-in-law and daughter of Clarence and Betty Kunstmann), Carrie Griffith (mother of Marilyn Newman), Butch and Carolyn Delhagen (sister of Mike Newman & brother-in-law of the Newmans)
Passed into eternal life: Bella Joy Merkl (still born granddaughter of Jim Anderson)
Serving in the Armed Forces
Alexander Long V Gordon Devine Jeffrey Woodard
David Locklerr Daniel Vanpike Joseph George
Christopher R. DeHart Steven Lee Jonathan Wilkerson
First Sunday of ADVENT
December 1, 2013
“Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an unexpected hour.” – Matthew 24:44"
ST. Peter’s Episcopal Church