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Advent Adult Catechesis

Sundays • 9.45a

During our Education & Formation Hour during Advent, we will focus on our Gospel readings in Matthew. We invite you to follow along using N.T. Wright’s devotional, Advent for Everyone—Matthew, which includes a brief daily reading outside the Sunday lectionary. Each week a different instructor will open the Book of Matthew with us:

  • December 3: A Time to Wait
  • December 10: A Time to Repent
  • December 17: A Time to Heal

Feast of St. Nicholas

Wednesday • December 6 • 7p

Please put our traditional St. Nicholas celebration on your calendar. We will celebrate this special feast day with our short theatrical production . . . followed by games, activities, a craft, refreshments, a cookie exchange, and the St. Nicholas Shoppe. 

The evening is appropriate for the entire church family—young and old, married and single. So, please join us! Click here for more information.

Women’s Ornament Exchange

Saturday • December 16 • 7p

We hope you’ll join us to celebrate this year. Bring a wrapped ornament ($5–$15) and an appetizer or dessert to share. RSVP to Ann McCarthy.


Sunday • December 17 • 4.00p

All the Souls are invited to gather for Christmas caroling. Meet in the church parking lot. Please RSVP so we are sure to have sufficient transportation.

Youth Christmas Party

Sunday • December 17 • 6.30-8.00p

All youth are welcome to our traditional White Elephant Christmas Party! If you are in 6th-12th grade, please join us for food, fun, and fellowship. Bring a “found” object from your house and wrap it up with Christmas paper. (No bought gifts!) Pizza. Games. And fun! Questions (including location)? Contact Fr. Rob Lewis.

Advent IV

Sunday • December 24 • 10a

No Catechesis. Single worship service, during which there will be regular children’s programming.

Holy Communion & Candlelight Carols

Sunday • December 24 • 7p

Welcome the Newborn King with carols and candlelight. Nursery available for ages 0-4.

Christmas Day Worship & Holy Communion

Monday • December 25 • 10a

Please join us Christmas morning. No children’s programming, but as always, children are welcome in the service.

Christmas I

Sunday • December 31 • 10a

No Catechesis. Single worship service, during which there will be regular children’s programming.

The Feast of the Epiphany

Saturday • January 6 • 7p

Please join us as we remember and celebrate the Nativity. The arrival of the Magi reminds us of Christ, a Light for the whole world.

This “Twelfth Night” of Christmas will include a dramatic presentation wrapped in a Eucharistic service. Following the service, we will enjoy refreshments, fellowship, crafts, and activities downstairs with fire pits and hot drinks outside.

Appropriate for the whole church family: young and old, married and single. We hope you’ll join us!


A Tree for Hawthorne House

All Souls Youth are leading our Souls on Mission effort this season. Please join us by selecting an ornament from the tree in the Narthex, purchasing the gift, and bringing it to All Souls by Sunday, December 4. Learn more about the project in our Souls on Mission blog post.

Daily Prayer

Visit our prayer web page for Advent resources from the Book of Common Prayer, including a booklet of supplementary prayers to print at home. Pick up an Advent to Epiphany Daily Prayer Booklet at All Souls, or print your own. You’ll find a month of daily readings on a sheet in the literature rack.

Jesse Tree

Whether you use a Jesse Tree in your home during Advent, or if you would simply like to engage with the biblical narrative during this season, check out each of our Jesse Tree blog posts.

Each post includes the reading for that day in Advent as well as an image to print and use on your own Jesse Tree. These images will also be available at the church to pick-up and take home.

Advent Music for the Souls

Enjoy the playlist the Souls have created and download who shared each piece and why.