Advent and Christmas

Join Us as We Celebrate the Holiday Season

Advent and Christmas
at St. Michael’s

Advent begins on Sunday, November 28th. Join us each Sunday in Advent and at a host of special seasonal events as we await and celebrate the coming of our Lord!

Wreath Making Workshop

Sunday, November 28th

On Sunday, November 28th following the 10:00 am service, Mother Julie will host a wreath making workshop in the Parish House. Wreath making kits will be provided – please bring $20 to cover the cost of supplies.

Wreath Lighting

Each Sunday in Advent

Join your St. Michael’s family each Sunday of Advent, starting November 28th, from 5:00 – 5:30 pm on Zoom to light our Advent wreaths, pray and reflect together. Download the prayers and reflections here.
Join on Zoom (Meeting ID: 863 4514 6906; Passcode: advent)

Finding the Way to Bethlehem – Advent Quiet Day

Saturday, December 4th

On Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm, join Deacon Elena and Arlene Bullard online in Advent prayer, reflection, and pastoral meditations on the life of Mary. How might we, individually and as a community, carry the miracle of Bethlehem in and through our lives, and the lives of those around and far beyond us, day to day?
For more information and to sign up, contact Deacon Elena at

Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 19th

On Sunday, December 19th at 10:00 am we’ll celebrate a festive musical service of nine lessons and carols featuring our Adult and Children’s Choirs with readings by our Sunday School students. Bring your singing voice! (In church and streamed online.)
Join on Zoom (Webinar ID: 652 526 150)

Christmas Eve

Friday, December 24th

Open church hours 2:00 to 5:00 pm

The church will be open on the afternoon of Christmas eve for prayer, meditation, and to enjoy the lovely festive greenery.

Festal Eucharist 8:30 pm

This year, we’ll try something new – thank you to everyone who participated in our online poll! – by celebrating Christmas Eve with one 8:30 pm evening service with a musical prelude beginning at 8:00 pm. The service will feature transcendent Christmas music from our beloved St. Michael’s Choir. (In church and streamed online.)
Join on Zoom (Webinar ID: 652 526 150)

Christmas Day

Saturday, December 25th

Jazz Eucharist 10:00 am

Join us on Christmas morning for a Eucharist service featuring a jazz trio led by John Cantrell, our fabulous Music Director. (In church only.) Note: there will be no 7:45 am service on Christmas Day.

The First Sunday after Christmas

Sunday, December 26th

Lessons and Carols 10:00 am

Join us the day after Christmas for a special Lessons and Carols service. (In church and streamed online.) Note: there will be no 7:45 am service on December 26th.
Join on Zoom (Webinar ID: 652 526 150)

Christmas Flowers

Contribute to our festive floral arrangements in memory of / thanksgiving for something or someone. A minimum donation of $25 is suggested. Click here to fill out a form and make your online donation. Please make your donation by December 17th. Thank you!