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December 2017

Christmas Eve 2017 Gallery

Here are a few picture from our Christmas Eve Service at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Brewer, Maine:  Images courtesy of Michael Gleason, St. Pat’s-Brewer member

Christmas Eve Sermon 2017 –The Reverend Myrick Cross

The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth; we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father.  (John 1:14) Son of God, light that shines in the dark, Child of joy and peace, Help us to come to you And be born anew this holy…

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St. Pat’s Members Go Out Christmas Caroling in the Neighborhood

                The Stalward Carolers of St. Pat’s stand for a group photo before heading out to carol in the church neighborhood on a brisk December afternoon. The second photo features the caroling group as we gathered beneath someone’s tree at Holyoke and Washington Streets and sang (guess what?)…

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Join us for our Christmas Eve Service and Potluck Dinner

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 is just around the corner, just six days away.   At 10 am, we will be holding Morning Prayer for Advent IV service. Later in the evening, St. Pat’s will be having a Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long at 5 pm, followed by the 5;30 pm service. After our service, join us in the…

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December 18’s Crafts and Conversation is Cancelled

Hello Folks, Due to weather conditions-at least three inches of snow, it has made the roads quite slick, Tonight’s (Monday, December 18) Creative Crafts and Conversation has been cancelled. Wishing a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We will meet again on January 8, 2018.       

There is still time to Give to Episcopal Relief and Development

Episcopal Relief & Development Invites us to work hand in hand this Christmas to help others around the world. There is still time to give for a match. There a couple programs are featured:  Agriculture and Mexico. You can double your gift through the $760K match. https://support.episcopalrelief.org/  

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas Message

Take the time to listen the Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop’s message. Presiding Bishop Curry’s Christmas Message 2017 “Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world,” Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry said in his Christmas Message for 2017. We invite you to view and…

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Announcements for the week of December 10-16

Outreach Hangs out their laundry for Advent-Help fund the purchase of a washer and dryer for a family in transitional housing at Partners for Peace, the local domestic violence project for Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties. The family has four children and is in desperate need of these appliances. Check out the back wall for the…

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Christmas in the Neighborhood

You are invited To celebrate Christmas here in the neighborhood   **  Sunday December 17 at 4:00pm Christmas Caroling here in the neighborhood around Holyoke and No. Main Streets Meet at the church at 4pm, join the group walking around the neighborhood, come back to the church for soup and sandwiches around 5:30pm   **…

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