St. Martin's Weekly E-Newsletter
December 27, 2018
To seek God, and be Christ’s body in the world

Sunday, December 30th
8:00 AM
Rite I Holy Eucharist
10:00 AM
Lessons & Carols
This Week's Schedule

Friday, December 28
10:00am Women's AA @ Bolingbroke

Sunday, December 30
8:00am Holy Eucharist Rite I
9:00am Choir Rehearsal
9:50am Nursery is open
10:00am LESSONS and CAROLS-Holy Eucharist Rite II

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
10:00am Staff Meeting
12:15pm Holy Eucharist
7:00pm AA St. Martin's Church
7:00pm Bible Study @ CCI
Lessons & Carols
The First Sunday after Christmas

This Sunday, December 30th at 10 a.m., St. Martin's Church will hold its annual Holy Eucharist Christmas service of Lessons and Carols. Listen to scripture and sing of his birth. Please join us for this special service to enrich your spirit with good tidings of great joy!
Listening Session
Question & Answer Time

On this Sunday, December 30th, there will be another Congregational Listening Session during the coffee hour after the 10:00 a.m. service. Fr. Chris invites you to bring your questions, thoughts, concerns and hopes about the Draft Covenant with Christ Church, Ithan. Your input will be greatly appreciated!
Give the Gift of Chickens!

SWIC encourages you to give the gift of chickens and help restore at least part of what Da’esh (ISIS) took away. You can be part of rebuilding the chicken industry one small bird at a time. Make a world of difference—for as little as $5. Gift cards can be found on the SWIC website and in the Gurley Room. Donations can be made at or send a check to Stand With Iraqi Christians, 400 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087
Thank you!
News for Families
Take note!

December 30: No Sunday School. Nursery will be open at 9:50 a.m.

January 6: Sunday School and Nursery open at 9:30 a.m. It is Epiphany Sunday...the day we celebrate the Magi visiting Jesus so crowns and camels are in the plans for the day!
Wishing you the best!
Learn From Yesterday. Live For Today. Hope For Tomorrow.
Bible Study
Read. Discuss. Reflect.

On Wednesday, January 2nd, the Parallel Gospel Bible Study will begin again at Christ Church, Ithan. All adults, newcomers as well as previous participants, are welcome. Books are provided. The discussion will start at 7pm in the parish hall. For more information contact Deb Parker.
Bible Study

Please pick up your 2019 Offering envelopes available in the Gurley Room. If envelopes were inadvertently not assigned to you, please contact the church office at 610-688-4830 or
All Levels Yoga Class
Breathe, stretch, and destress!

The next St Martin’s yoga class will be January 8th at 6:30 p.m. Come and decompress from a busy holiday season. Let self-care be a 2019 resolution and join us for this mind-body-soul experience!
The Lectionary
Sunday's Readings can be found on the Worship page at St. Martin's website.

Genesis 22:15-18
Isaiah 9:2-7
Luke 1:26-35, 38
Luke 2:1, 3-7
Luke: 2:8-16
John 1:1-14