Advent & Christmas 2020 at Good Shepherd

Sunday, November 29 – Service of the Word for the First Sunday in Advent. We look for Christ’s coming, remembering that God’s promises stand forever.

Wednesday, December 2 – Holden Evening Prayer, Week 1: Hope. This contemporary vespers (evening prayer) service written by Marty Haugen includes scripture and devotional reading provided by a pastor.

Sunday, December 6 – Service of the Word for the Second Sunday of Advent

Wednesday, December 9Holden Evening Prayer, Week 2: Peace.

Saturday, December 12 / Sunday, December 13Longest Night Liturgy for the Third Sunday of Advent. So near to the darkest day of the year, we gather before God with our honest grief and yearnings, seeking the return of light and hope. Available at at 7 pm on 12/12.

Wednesday, December 16 – Holden Evening Prayer, Week 3: Joy. Available on YouTube at noon on 12/16.

Sunday, December 20 – Lessons & Carols for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Based on the traditional service first embodied at King’s College in 1918, we relive the story of Salvation from Creation unto Christ’s Birth through scripture and song. Available at at 8 am on 12/20.

Wednesday, December 23 – Holden Evening Prayer, Week 4: Love. Available on YouTube at noon on 12/23.

Thursday, December 24 – Children’s Christmas Eve Worship. A Christmas storytelling experience meant for children of all ages! Available on YouTube at noon on 12/24.

Thursday, December 24 at 7 pm – Christmas Eve Worship on YouTube Live. We gather in our homes for candlelight worship, staying as faithful to our beloved tradition as we can manage in a time like this. Bring your own candle(s)!

Sunday, December 27 at 11 am – First Sunday of Christmas Worship on YouTube Live. We continue to celebrate the gift of the Incarnation, God with us, Immanuel.

Sunday, January 3 at 11 am – Second Sunday of Christmas Worship on YouTube Live