Advent & Christmas Services

Advent & Christmas Services

Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight, at the sound of his roar, sorrows will be no more, when he bares his teeth, winter meets its death, and when he shakes his mane, we shall have spring again.”

C.S Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Celebration

Tobogganing Party & Hot Dog Roast

Christ Church Family Tobogganing Party and Hot Dog Roast: Saturday, December 8, 11:30 to 2:00pm at Emily Murphy Park.

Bundle up, bring your toboggan, family and friends and join us for a day of good old fashion tobogganing followed by a winter campfire and hot dog roast. Please RSVP to Rev. Chelsy @ chelsy@christchurchedm.ca. All are welcome!

Play Group Christmas Party

Christ Church Play Group Christmas Party: Wednesday, December 19, 9:30am – 11:00am. Join Rev. Chelsy at the church for our annual Play Group Christmas Party. Invite your friends, bring a snack to share!

 

Church

Advent Services

Advent 1: Lucy and the Lampost: Sunday, December 2, 8:00am and 10:00am

Advent 2: Mr. and Mrs. Beaver’s Hospitality – Everyone Upstairs: Sunday, December 9, 8:00am and 10:00am

Advent 3: Edmund’s Temptation and Repentance: Sunday, December 16, 8:00am and 10:00am

Advent 4: Fr. Christmas: Sunday, December 23, 8:00am and 10:00am

Advent Lessons and Carols: Sunday, December 16 @ 4pm, reception to follow in the hall.

The Longest Night: A Service of Lament and Hope: Friday, December 21 at 7pm.

Holy Waiting in Advent: In Advent, we recognize God’s call to us to be still and wait for the coming of Jesus. Often we are impatient and long for God to act and end the silence. But, ‘the meaning is in the waiting’. Come and explore themes of waiting: suffering, silence and response, this Advent season. Tuesday, December 4, 11, & 18 at 7pm. All are welcome.

 

Christmas Services

Christmas Eve:

4:30pm Family Christmas Service

7:00pm Traditional Christmas Service

9:30pm Traditional Christmas Service

Christmas Day:

10:00am Christmas Day Eucharist

First Sunday after Christmas: Springtime in Narnia

Sunday, December 30, 8:00am and 10:00am

 

Community

Waiting for Bethlehem
Sign up to receive daily Advent Inspirations by email from the clergy at Christ Church. Sign up sheet can be found in the hall, or email chelsy@christchurchedm.ca
Community Dinner

Saturday, December 8 @ 5pm. To volunteer please add your name to the sign up sheet in the hall. Donations of toiletries are welcome and encouraged. We are especially in need of travel-size toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo and lotion this month. Donations can be left in the basket in the church entry way.

Emmanuel Christmas Sacks for ICPM

Christ Church has the opportunity to contribute Christmas gifts for the Community of Emmanuel (ICPM). We would love your help in providing something special for those living on the margins in our city. Please bring cheques to the church by December 2nd and all other items by December 16th. For a full list of suggested donations, please see the Sunday morning bulletin

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