St. Bede's Episcopal Church

Advent Happenings at St. Bede's

Advent Christian Education for Adults at 9:45am
Sunday, December 4th
Join Jessie Crowell & the Rev'd Caroline Magee learn some techniques for being present & even finding joy while you're sitting in traffic, at family gatherings, facing year-end feelings. Give us some test cases and we'll see what practices might serve! Vestry Room.

Sunday, December 11th
Rev'd Lynnsay Buehler will share compassion & welcoming prayer practices to increase our openness and connection to all people & experiences during our holiday season. Vestry Room.

Sunday, December 18th
Let's consider the spiritual gifts available to us while we're waiting for what's next in Advent or anytime. The Rev'd Lynnsay Buehler & the Rev'd Caroline Magee.9:45a-10:30a in Vestry Room

Advent Quiet Day
The Wolf Shall Live with the Lamb:
Praying with the One who is Peace
Join us December 10th from 10am to 2:30pm with this retreat guided by the Rev'd Lynnsay Buehler and Ms. Lea Robingson, RN MSN.  Call the Julian of Norwich Center at 770.938.9797, ext. 27 to register for the day.  The cost of the retreat is $40 and includes lunch.  (Scholarships are available).

Advent Bake Sale
Saturday, December 10 - 10am-2pm
Sunday, December 11 - after 8:15 and 10:45am services
Sponsored by the Sisters of Bede
Shop for delicious holiday goodies for your own enjoyment or gift giving.  Basil Pesto grown in the Community Garden plot will also be for sale.

The Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Sunday, December 11, 6pm
A bilingual celegration of the Holy Eucharist with music in Spanish, English, and Latin.  A mariachi band will sing the "mananitas" to Mary, the Mother of Jesus. The feast will include the representation of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe to Juan Diege in 1531. After the service there will be a light reception where the participants can taste different Mexican dishes.  All are welcome. 

Las Posadas (The Inns) & Holy Eucharist
Sunday, December 18th at 4pm.
Bring your children and join in as we reinact the journey of Mary and Joseph in the hills of Judea looking for an inn.  The celebration will include the decoration of the Christmas Tree, Pinatas and the taste of different varieties of posole (typical corn soup from Mexico). 

Baby Jesus Baskets
During the season of Advent and Christmas we will fill laundry baskets with items to help new mothers in need at Our House shelter.  The baskets will be in the Commons through Epiphany.  Most needed items are baby food, formula, baby cereal, baby bottles, pacifiers, diapers, diaper rash cream, baby wipes, baby shampoo/soap, crip sheets, and baby blankets.



Welcome

Honoring our Past, Celebrating our Present, and Living God's Dream into the Future

¡Bienvenidos!

Honrando nuestro pasado, celebrando nuestro presente,
y viviendo el sueño de Dios en el futuro

St. Bede’s is a sacred place and we are a community of believers and seekers.  It is sacred because it is a place where we believe God and the human pilgrimage meet.  It is a welcoming community because we believe this is characteristic of the God we serve as followers of Christ.  We believe Jesus the Christ to be the incarnation of God’s love – the God who is reconciling and offering hospitality to the whole world.     

The rhythms of our worship are from the early church and from contemporary sources.  Our principal services on Sunday are Holy Communion also known as Holy Eucharist, the Mass, and the Lord’s Supper.   Please join us for our worship services and tour this web-site for descriptions of the ministries  offered by our parish.   Welcome!


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St. Bede's Episcopal Church
Sundays
8:15 AM  Holy Eucharist: Rite Two

9:45 AM Christian Education is offered for all ages between services

10:45 AM Holy Eucharist: Rite Two
There is a nursery for children ages 4 and under available from 8:15 am to 12:30 pm

5:00 PM Santa Eucaristía

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