Advent Holy Hour, Dec 5
An Advent Holy Hour will take place on December 5th at 7PM at Trinity Church, Watervliet, NY. It will be an opportunity for prayer and reflection in preparation for our Christmas celebration. It will be an evening to take time out from the the hectic pace that often takes over the Advent season. All are invited and there is no charge for this program.
Advent Taizé Service. Dec 8
An advent Taizé service will be held on Saturday, December 8 at 6:00 pm at St. Ann's, Amsterdam (37 Division St). A Taizé worship service involves sung and chanted prayers, meditation, a period of silence, liturgical readings, and icons. There is no preaching. The style of prayer practiced at Taizé has attracted many worshipers from around the globe and from many different denominations. The prayers consist of “short chants, repeated again and again,” according to an introduction in a Taizé songbook. “The words are sung over many times.”
Lessons & Carols, Dec 8 & 9
Join us at Christ Church, Ballston Spa, on Sunday, December 9 at 4:00 P.M. and Monday December 10 at 7:30 P.M. for our 25th year of Lessons and Carols for Advent from Celtic and African-American traditions featuring John Kirk and Trish Miller along with other friends. Refreshments follow in the Parish Hall. The ensemble has produced three compact disks which will be on sale at the performances.