Advent 2017

All are warmly welcome to worship at Holy Trinity for the holidays! Holy Trinity celebrates Advent, the Christian season which precedes Christmas. Sundays in Advent include a children’s message at 10 a.m.

Watch a two-minute video that explain the spiritual meaning of the season:

Worship schedule:

Dec. 3 First Sunday of Advent – worship at 8 a.m. (includes sacred music); and 10 a.m. (includes sacred music supported by the adult choir and features anthem by the children’s choir); Advent table wreath making project for all ages ($15 materials fee – register with Jennie Racek)

Dec. 10 Second Sunday of Advent – worship at 8 a.m. (includes sacred music) and 10 a.m. (includes sacred music supported by the adult choir)

Dec. 17 Third Sunday of Advent – worship at 8 a.m. (includes sacred music) and 10 a.m. (includes sacred music supported by the adult choir)

Dec. 24 Fourth Sunday of Advent – service of Advent lessons and carols at 10 a.m. (includes sacred music supported by the adult choir); followed by decorating of the church for Christmas

Dec. 25 Christmas Eve – worship at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Dec. 31 First Sunday After Christmas – worship at 10 a.m.

Jan. 6 Epiphany pageant and potluck

The Angel Tree returns to Holy Trinity on the First Sunday of Advent, Dec. 3: The angel tree program benefits children in need identified through the South River Public Schools. Here’s how it works: Take home an angel from the tree, shop for a present for the child named on the angel, wrap and return the present by Sunday, Dec. 17.

Christmas caroling for all ages: Music Director Jessica Alcid is leading a caroling choir, combining people from the congregation and the wider community. 

Rehearsals are on Saturdays, Dec. 2, 9 & 16:

  • 9:30-10:15 a.m. breakfast in parish hall
  • 10:15-11:30 a.m. rehearsal in the church

Caroling in the community on Saturday, Dec. 23 (locations and times TBD).

Interested? Contact Jessica Alcid.