The First Sunday of Advent

November 27, 2022

Matthew 24:36-44

Prayers

• John, Scott, Tom, Julie, Barrett, Stephen, Barbara, David, Jonathan, Nate, Paul, Cora, Jeanmarie, Terry, Gene, Pete, Angela, Frances, Raymond, Charlie

Commemorations

• Mon., Nov. 28, Kamehameha and Emma of Hawaii
• Wed., Nov. 30, Andrew, Apostle
• Thu., Dec. 1, Charles de Foucauld, hermit and martry
• Fri., Dec. 2, Channing Williams, bishop
• Sat., Dec. 3, Francis Xavier, missionary

Coming Up

Sun., Nov. 27, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – First Sunday of Advent
Sun., Nov. 27 – Sat., Dec. 24St. Philip’s Sock Drive
Tue., Nov. 29 – Giving Tuesday
Thu., Dec. 1 – Sat., Dec. 24 – Read one chapter per day of the Gospel of Luke
Sun., Dec. 4, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – St. Nicholas Sunday
Sun., Dec. 4, 9:15 a.m. – Amnesty Int’l Write for Rights
Sun., Dec. 4, 3:30 p.m. – New Hope Holiday Parade. Gather at the high-school parking lot.
Sun., Dec. 11, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – Third Sunday of Advent
Sun., Dec. 18, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sun., Dec. 18, 11:15 a.m. – Vestry
Wed., Dec. 21, 7 p.m. – Winter Solstice Healing Eucharist
Sat., Dec. 24, 4 and 10 p.m. – Christmas Eve Eucharist
Sun., Dec. 25, 10:15 a.m. – Christmas Day Eucharist

Ongoing Activities and Reminders

Adult Forum – Sundays at 9:15 a.m.: “Christmas vs christmas: The Spirituality of the Incarnation”
Church housekeeping – We need help cleaning the church each week.
Liturgy – We need readers for Sunday Eucharist.
Coffee Hour – Consider helping with Coffee Hour by bringing some light snacks or making coffee.
Altar flowers – Donations of altar flowers are welcome.
Church support – Thank you for your continual prayer and financial support. You can send donations by mail or online on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SaintPhilipsChurchNewHope/ or our website at https://stphilipsnewhope.org/donate/. Your continual generosity is amazing and humbling.
Blessing Box – Our Blessing Box micro-larder is always open to take donations and help those in need. Suggested food items: Dried rice, dried black beans, canned tuna, jarred tomato sauce, mac-n-cheese, granola bars, small condiment jars
Amazon Smile – When you buy from Amazon, log in to https://smile.amazon.com and benefit “St Philip’s Episcopal Church.”
McCaffrey’s receipts – Bring in receipts from any McCaffrey’s market in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. St. Philip’s will receive a donation of 1% of the receipt amount.
Online – Visit St. Philip’s on our website, Facebook and Instagram

Worship Schedule

Holy Eucharist
• Sunday at 8:15 a.m. (quiet service) and 10:15 a.m. (with music)
• Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Morning Prayer
• Daily at 8:30 a.m. except Sunday

Evening Prayer
• Daily at 7 p.m. except Wednesday

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