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Advent at Holy Trinity: Stir up our hearts, Lord God…

Advent at Holy Trinity: Stir up our hearts, Lord God…

Second Sunday of Advent
Sunday – December 10
11 a.m.   

Pastor Miller’s Sermon
Fools for Christ

Sunday Hymns
Comfort, Comfort Now My People
Prepare the Royal Highway
There’s a Vision in the Wilderness Crying
On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry

Bach Vespers
This Sunday – December 10
J.S. Bach’s Magnificat
Congregational Meeting
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity
This Sunday, December 10
Following Mass (12:25 p.m.)

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity’s congregational meeting is this Sunday, December 10, immediately following Mass (12:20 p.m.) to: 1-ratify the constitution approved on October 15 (mandated by current constitution); 2-review the 2018 Holy Trinity annual budget (there will be no vote on the budget  though there will be an opportunity for questions); 3-approve the annual congregational meeting for February 2018.   All members are urged to be present for this important meeting.

Help Fund Brass
Christmas Eve Midnight Mass

Help support brass at Christmas Eve-Midnight Mass. The cost of brass is approximately $2500. If you are interested in gifting brass, please see Cantor Donald Meineke or Pastor Miller today.

Take 40 People to  Lunch
at Christmas

Take 40 people to lunch for Christmas…This Saturday afternoon ministry provides warm meals in Holy Trinity’s Community Room for 40-50 people living in SRO hotels, on the streets, and in other situations in our community.  As a Christmas gift to someone you love, make a gift in their honor of any amount ($5 or $10,000) so we can continue this ministry. Make your check to “Holy Trinity Lutheran Church” with memo line “Saturday Meal.”

2018 Lenten Booklet
Pick Your Text This Week!

Holy Trinity members and friends are creating the 2018 Lenten booklet based on Saint Mark’s Passion. You are invited to prepare a reflection, poem, or art work for inclusion in the booklet.   If you did not have an opportunity to sign up for a passage last Sunday, please see Kim Suttell this Sunday.

2018 Pledging 24% Higher
than Last Year

hank you to the 61 (21 new pledges) member/households who have made pledges to Holy Trinity’s ministry for 2018, totaling $275,944.  This is a 24% increase over last year and a nearly 100% increase over the year before!  If you have not had an opportunity to pledge yet, please get a commitment card at the kiosk or from an usher and place in the offering plate on Sunday.

Worship at Holy Trinity
Advent & Christmas  

2nd Sunday of Advent, December 10  
11:00 a.m. Mass
5:00 p.m. Bach Vespers
J. S. Bach’s Magnificat
The Virgin Mary’s song of praise from the Gospel of Luke
Wednesday, December 13
6:30 p.m. Mass
3rd Sunday of Advent, December 17
11:00 a.m. Mass
5:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols
A service of scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century
depicting the fall of humankind, and the promise of a Messiah
Wednesday, December 20
6:30 p.m. Mass
4th Sunday of Advent, December 24
11:00 a.m. Mass
Christmas Eve, December 24
5:00 p.m. The Christ Mass
10:30 p.m. The Christ Mass
Christmas Day, Monday, December 25
11:00 a.m. Mass
Bishop Robert Rimbo Preaching
Wednesday, December 27
The Eve of the Holy Innocents
6:30 p.m. Mass
The Name of Jesus, December 31
11:00 a.m. Mass
Sherry Hour Celebration in Miller’s Apartment following Mass
Wednesday, January 3
7:30 p.m.
(Ticket Required)
Michael Praetorius’ Christmas Vespers
with TENET & Holy Trinity’s Bach Choir
Over 40 musicians present hymns, carols and motets to celebrate
the Christmas season and the New Year by this 17th century German composer
The Epiphany of Our Lord, January 7
11:00 am. Mass