ADVENT AT PORTERFIELD

ADVENT SERMON SERIES

November 27-December 25, Traditional services each Sunday at 8:30 & 11:10 a.m. and Contemporary service on Sundays at 9:15 a.m.

Join us for the sermon series “Not a Silent Night.” Imagine Jesus from Mary’s point of view - proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. This year, experience Advent and Christmas with Mary.

November 27 “Beginning with the End” Acts 1:8-14

December 4 “The Piercing of Mary’s Soul” Luke 2:25-35

December 11 “Amazed, Astounded, and Astonished” Luke 2:41-51

December 18 “Mary, Full of Grace” Luke 1:26-38

December 25 “It Was Not a Silent Night” Luke 2:1-7


CANDLELIGHTING SERVICES

December 11, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sanctuary

Featuring the Chancel Choir and the Canticum Novum chamber choir, accompanied by the Albany Symphony Orchestra, performing Christmas anthems and carols Admission is free - please bring non-perishable food items to donate to area ministries.


“THE RELUCTANT INNKEEPER” CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM

December 14, 6:15 p.m., Sanctuary

Will include a party for baby Jesus Please bring an unwrapped toy for Toys For Tots.


CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP SERVICES

December 24 in the Sanctuary 5 p.m. (designed for families with young children) and 7 p.m. (traditional service) 

The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be served at both services.


NOTE ABOUT SERVICES

We will have only one worship service at 10:30 a.m. on the following days - December 25 and January 1.

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