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Join us for family-friendly activities every week from Advent 2018 to Epiphany 2019

Visit StMartinEC.org/events for the full list of happenings in the Advent and Christmas seasons.

Sunday, Dec. 2: Wreath Making

Kick off the first day of Advent by making Advent wreaths and edible creches from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 in the Parish Hall. We'll provide bases, greens and candles, you bring your creativity, clippers and a donation. Please bring a $25 donation for supplies.

Saturday, Dec. 8: Advent Family Retreat

Get into the Advent season with a playful, prayerful Advent Family Retreat, from 9 am to 12 pm. Wellspring will be offering this multi-generational, mini-retreat as a meaningful seasonal refresher amidst the holiday rush. Families will engage in a variety of activities and take home some wonderful traditions to carry them through the season. Learn more and register here.

Sunday, Dec. 16: Carol Sing

Lift your voices at the Annual Carol Sing on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 in the Parish Hall. Bring your voice, an instrument to play or some cookies to share! Contact Erik Meyer, emeyer@stmartinec.org, if you'd like to play in the pick-up band.

Monday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve

Bring the whole family to a Christmas Eve Service! There are three to choose from:

  • Our 3 p.m. worship.together-style service for pre-schoolers and their families is a full Eucharist complete with Christmas skit, Gospel storytelling, and communion.
  • At the 5 p.m. service our children and youth star in the annual Christmas pageant. Sign up here to be in the production.
  • And at 10 p.m. the church fills for the full choral Christmas Eve Liturgy.

Tuesday, Dec. 25: Merry Christmas!

If you need a bit of quiet amidst all the wrapping paper and merry making, join us for a casual Eucharist at 10 a.m. in the church.

Monday, Dec. 31: Kirtan service

Experience St. Martin's New Year's Eve Kirtan Service at 7 p.m. This is a beautiful and meditative way for older youth, teens, and adults to welcome the New Year with global song, group chant, and candle light. Kirtan is an Eastern call-and-response chant tradition. The evening is led by the musical group Mandala. Learn more here.

Tuesday, Jan 1: Happy New Year

Sunday, Jan. 6: Epiphany

Get candy at the Parish Epiphany Party in the Parish Hall, Sunday Jan. 6 at 9:15 a.m. and 11:45. PiƱatas, cake and a possible appearance by the three Magi at 9:15 a.m. Tamales and more fun after the 10:30 am service, during this Latin American celebration of Little Christmas.