Advent and Christmas 2018

St. Stephen’s is exploring how we can better prepare our hearts for Jesus this season. All are welcome to join us!

Monday, Dec. 24th, 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve will be a special family celebration of our Saviour’s birth, including candle lighting, a video, Scripture, and a carol sing before the service starts. We hope you can celebrate with us!

Here is some information on our advent themes:

Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 10 a.m.
Advent 1 – IN HER OWN WORDS: ELIZABETH
“In these days [the Lord] has shown his favor and taken away my disgrace among the people.”

Sunday, Dec. 9th, 10 a.m.
Advent 2 –A CHRISTMAS TO BELIEVE IN
“Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.”
CHILDREN’S PAGEANT & COMMUNITY LUNCH – ALL WELCOME

Sunday, Dec. 16th, 10 a.m.
Advent 3 – IN HER OWN WORDS: MARY
“I am the Lord’s servant. May your word to me be fulfilled.”

Sunday, Dec. 16th, 7 p.m.
Evening Service – CAROLS AND REFLECTION
“But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.”

Sunday, Dec. 23th, 10 a.m.
Advent 4 – IN HER OWN WORDS: ANNA
“She gave thanks to God and spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem.”