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Advent

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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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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Taize for Holy Advent by Mary Ann Perry St. Patrick’s Music Director

Please join us for our next Taizé service on Thursday, December 6 @ 6:30 p.m. as we prepare for a Holy Advent.  “What came to be through God was life, and this life was the light of the human race; the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:4-5 Taizé…

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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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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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Announcements-November 26, 2017

Christmas Wreaths are now on sale. Order forms are in the Common Room. All proceeds will go to the Holiday Fair. Pick up date is Sunday, December 3 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm unless otherwise arranged. Music, music, music-It is time to plan for Christmas Eve. Mary Ann Perry has a beautiful choir practice…

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OUTREACH COMMITTEE HANGS OUT ITS LAUNDRY FOR ADVENT

  St. Patrick’s has always been very generous in giving to our neighbors.  Every year the Outreach Committee picks an agency to focus on for our annual Advent project.  It is time to let you in on our chosen project. The Outreach Committee invites St. Patrick’s to help fund a washer and dryer for a…

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