The first week of Advent often brings to mind the ancient hymn, Sleepers, Wake!, which can be found on page sixty-two in our hymnal.
Senior Chief Musician Barrett Seals, oboist with the Coast Guard Band, brings us this week’s music offering, Gabriel’s Oboe.
This interview with Allison Fresher, Verger of St. John’s Episcopal Church and member, was conducted and condensed by Chelsea DiDonato. Allison Fresher has been a dedicated parishioner of St. John’s for almost ten years.
For the past couple of years, the Giving Tree has been a staple ministry at St. John’s for advent and Christmas! Our community chips in to help parents who are struggling to provide a hearty Christmas morning.
In the past few years, we have gathered in the Parish Hall and made advent wreaths together. Though we cannot be together in the Parish Hall, we can still make our wreaths “together” on Zoom!
During Advent, Linda+ will offer a book study of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s latest book entitled Love is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times.