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ADVENT at SAINT MICHAEL’S


Advent Calendar — An Online Anglican Version
Access this beautiful Advent Calendar.
The calendar runs from Dec. 1 through Dec. 25.
Sing & Play-Along Messiah
Sun., Dec. 11 at 2:30 PM
Come and sing, play, or hear the Christmas portion of G. F. Handel’s Messiah! All donations received support Issaquah Community Services. For more information visit our event page or contact Mel Butler.

Blue Christmas Service
Wed., Dec. 14 at 7:00 PM
For many, Christmas can be a time of grief, struggle, sadness or a reminder of pain and loss.  We recognize this at St. Michael’s and invite you to a quiet service of music, prayer and healing.  We honor you right where you are, and invite you to be here even in the difficult aspects of the Holy Season.  To volunteer to read, please contact Katherine+.

Greening of the Church
Sat., Dec. 17 at 9:30 AM
Come and help deck Saint Michael’s halls with greens and holly galore in preparation for the Christmas Feast! Please bring variegated greens (especially holly, spruce, hemlock—we have plenty of fir) from your property, clippers, and work gloves. Contact Katherine+ for information or to volunteer.


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ABOUT SAINT MICHAEL’S

Saint Michael’s is a lively, warm, and friendly congregation. We celebrate our faith in significant and fun-loving ways, always aiming to bring faith to life in the heart of Issaquah.


SUNDAY SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m.   Holy Eucharist: A quieter celebration of Word and Sacrament using beautiful and sacred words taken from our Rite I liturgy; coffee and fellowship follows.

Children are welcome in all of our liturgies. Options for parents with children include:

  • Nursery care for children 3 months to age 3 is available 9:00 a.m.—12:15 p.m.
  • Godly Play for children ages 3-10 is available 9:15-9:50 a.m. and 11:00-11:35 a.m. (during the first 35 minutes both the 9:15 and 11:00 services).
  • Worship aids for children, such as activity bags, Action Bibles, books, and booster seats are available in the Narthex.
  • Children serve in worship regularly as bread bearers, oblationers, acolytes, and lectors.

9:15 a.m.   Holy Eucharist: A celebration of Word and Sacrament with musical offerings from guest musicians, hymns, and a readily accessible format; coffee and fellowship follows.

10:25 a.m.   Adult Formation & Youth Group meet between the later services to allow learning and growing together. See the newsletter for upcoming topics, events, and offerings.

11:00 a.m.   Holy Eucharist: A celebration of Word and Sacrament with musical offerings from the St. Michael’s Choir, hymns, and a readily accessible format; coffee and fellowship follows.


ALL ARE WELCOME!

We at St. Michael’s dream that everyone will experience the expression of God’s love, ever more enriched by the diversity of God’s own humanity among us. Love is expansive, inclusive and knows no bounds—whether it be race, color, gender, gender expression, age, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, or if you are searching, seeking, or somewhere in between. We invite you to join us on a journey of discovery as we seek to love and serve God, each other, and all creation.