The Journey Continues with the Season of Advent

at St. David’s by the Lake

St. David’s is a warm and welcoming faith filled church family,

inviting you to join us for our Sunday worship.

An old CPR locomotive bell sits inside the church steeple.

Each Sunday, at 11:00, you can hear it being rung to call people to gather for worship.

 

 

 

All Sunday services include

·         Inspirational music and messages based on scripture

·         Something special for the children each Sunday

·         Finger food pot luck lunch after the service;

often taken outside to enjoy the lake view at the picnic tables

 

 

   

 

 

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December Services

Join us for worship services each Sunday at 11:00;

always something special for children

Light potluck lunch served after each service

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  December 3 (1st Sunday of Advent; Hope) 

·         Priest: Brian Smith with Anglican Communion

·         Pianist: Brenda Shabbits

·         Pre-service music led by the Gospel Choir

·         Gift of Music:

 “The Prayer” as Prayers of People (JoAnne, Jude, Maria with Jude playing)

·                     Colour: blue (royal colour; waiting for the King)

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 December 10 (2nd Sunday of Advent: Peace)   

·         Lay Minister: Ken Bryan

·         Pianist: Lois Ottewell

·         Gifts of Music:

-       Gospel Choir “Creation will be at Peace” 

-       “You Raise Me Up” (closing song: JoAnne Groves with Jude Playing)

·                     Colour: blue (royal colour; waiting for the King)

 

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December 17 (3rd Sunday of Advent: Joy)  

·         Minister: Darryl Auten with UC Communion

·         Pianist: Jude Bastien

·         Gift of Music: “Blessing of Light”

·         Colour: rose (joy of anticipation)

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December 24 (4th Sunday of Advent; Love and Christmas Eve morning)

       Lay Minister: Sheena Miller

         Pianist: Brenda Shabbits

         Gifts of Music:

-       Gospel Choir “Way Down Yonder in Bethlehem”, “Tiny Little Baby“ and “Blessing of Light”

-       “Gesu Bambino” (JoAnne Groves with Jude Bastien playing)

·         Colour: white (birth of the Divine King)

 

December 24 (Christmas Eve) 

         Coordinator: Sheena Miller

         Church open for people to drop in anytime between 7:00-8:00 for

-       quiet personal reflection, reading, and/or prayer

-       opportunity to light a prayer candle, take a prayer shawl

-       peaceful and worshipful atmosphere created by light, decorations, soft music playing in background (CDs and a few Gifts of Music: Linda and Phyllis Mead “Love Blooms at Christmas,” possibly Sonja and Dale Cundy “Silent Night, others welcome )

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December 31   (1st Sunday after Christmas)

         There’s More to It” (Twelve Days of Christmas; Christmas Day to Epiphany)

         Lay Minister: Lynn Bryan

         Pianist: Brenda Shabbits

         Gifts of Music:

       “Were You There on That Christmas Night” (Gospel Choir)

       “Send the Light” (Gospel Choir)

         Colour: white (carrying on in the Christmas season)

 

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