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Advent 2018

Second Sunday in Advent – December 9, 2018

The Collect:  Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one…

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Announcements – December 9, 2018

The Gifts of the Magi and Blessing Bags Jesus said that what we do for others, we do for him. This year, Outreach will be collecting materials to make Blessing Bags for homeless people in the greater Bangor/ Brewer area, as well as collecting $5 gift cards to local hot beverage establishments. Please help fill…

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First Sunday in Advent–Sunday, December 2, 2018

The Collect:  Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious…

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Fill the Camel’s Basket for Outreach’s Advent 2018 Blessing Bags Project

Jesus said that what we do for others, we do for him. During the  Advent Season, Outreach will be collecting materials to make Blessing Bags for homeless people in the greater Bangor/ Brewer area, as well as collecting $5 gift cards to local hot beverage establishments. Please help fill the camel’s pack basket with personal…

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Announcements – December 2, 2018

The Living Local team: We are in a transition period with our Living Local: Joining God. The Guiding Team is encouraging you to remember our Advent practices and stay alert, notice your neighbors and those you meet during your busy days. How can you continue to engage?  “The Way of Love: Practices for Jesus Centered Life”…

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Cross Words by The Rev. Myrick Cross

     W CROSS       R   A D V E N T   2 0 1 8        S “On the first Sunday of Advent the church says, Look! Keep awake! Face your profoundest fear, and then, my Love, I have something wonderful to show you!” Suzanne Guthrie writes in her blog. The first Sunday of…

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DEACON PONDERINGS FOR THE ADVENT SEASON

Thanksgiving is over and so let the shopping craze begin.  This is a time when many hustle around to find just the right present, the perfect tree, and many will become anxious as they must bake goodies to give to neighbors and friends.  I also have to get my Christmas cards out and they have…

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Give a Blessing…As in A Blessing Bag to Those in Need

As an Advent Outreach Project, St. Patrick’s Outreach committee will collect items for two different Blessing bags for those in need. A list of items needed for each bag will be presented on the first Sunday of Advent. Stay tuned.