Dec 10

Christmas Pageant Signups Continue!

Starting Sun Dec 3 | Sign-up sheet downstairs

Children of all ages are encouraged to sign up for the Christmas Pageant: shepherds, angels, animals, wise people, a holy family, and readers.

Dec 13

Carols and Cheer

Wed Dec 13 | 6:30 pm in the Nave

Come sing your favorite Christmas Carols while enjoying tasty beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and some snacks. We will be joined by special guest, Andy Barnett, priest and jazz pianist. Bring a snack, a beverage, or $5!

Dec 16

An Evening of Carols | 21st Century Consort

Sat Dec 16 | 5 pm in the Nave (pre-concert discussion at 4 pm)

This musical evening will include the 21st Century Consort’s presentation of Jon Deak’s ” Passion of Scrooge or A Christmas Carol” and a “Ceremony of Carols” by the Girls of the Washington National Cathedral. Free.

Dec 16

11th Annual Cathedral Christmas Simulcast Service with Bethlehem

Sat Dec 16 | 9:30 am, National Cathedral

Live simulcast Christmas Service with Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, Palestine. Choirs, readings, and carols alternate in English and Arabic between the two places. Open to the public and people of all faiths.

Dec 17

Advent Coffee Hour – Christmas Cookie Decorating

Sun Dec 17 | 11:00 am, Baxter Hall

Families (and spares)! Bring one dozen un-iced cookies per child and use decorations that will be provided. The decorated cookies will be served at the Pageant Cookie Reception on Christmas Eve, so come help!

Dec 17

Advance Greening (1st of 3 Opportunities to help!)

Sun Dec 17 | 12:30 - 2:30 pm, Nave

The most time-consuming tasks for the greening is winding lights around the columns. So we would like to do it early! This is not the full greening; it is just to get the lights up. Ladder-climbers especially needed!

Dec 24

Deck the Halls (2nd of 3 opportunities to help Green the Nave!)

Sun Dec 24 | Noon - 3 pm, Nave (following single 10 am service)

We have a very short window to green the nave for Christmas this year because Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. That means we need as many people as possible to lend a hand!

Dec 25

Christmas Day Holy Eucharist

Mon Dec 25 | 10 - 11 am, Nave

Celebrate Christmas Day with other parishioners and guests at this single morning worship service with Eucharist. All are welcome!

Dec 31

De-greening the Nave (3rd of 3 opportunities to help!)

Sun Dec 31 | 12:30 - 3:30 pm, Nave

Please consider helping to take down the greening decorations on New Year’s Eve day/afternoon, so that we can have them down in time for Epiphany. Many hands make light work!

Jan 17

St. Mark’s Reading Group | Next Dates and Reads

Wed Jan 17 | 12:30 pm Dozier Library

St. Mark’s Reading Group meets the second Wednesday of every month in the Dozier library downstairs opposite the nursery at 12:30 p.m. Find out what we’re reading this season, and join us!