Advent

Photos: Christmas 2023

Posted by on Sun, Dec 31, 2023 in Advent, Christmas, Photos

St Michael’s bubbled with activity from the Pageant at 4 PM and Festal Eucharist at 8 PM on Christmas Eve to the Lessons & Carols service on New Year’s Eve.

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Pastor Jim’s sermon preached on Dec. 17, 2023

Posted by on Sun, Dec 17, 2023 in Advent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Jim McEachern, Supply Priest, on Dec. 17, 2023.

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Photos: Sing Along Messiah & Christmas Greening

Posted by on Sun, Dec 17, 2023 in Advent, Christmas, Photos

The 14th Annual Sing Along Messiah raised nearly $4,500 for Issaquah Community Services, with nearly 30 in the orchestra and 90 in the choir and congregation! Also, many thanks to the volunteers who helped deck Saint Michael’s for the season of Christmas.

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Tola’s sermon preached on Dec. 10, 2023

Posted by on Sun, Dec 10, 2023 in Advent, Sermons

Sermon preached by Mr. Tola Marts, Lay Preacher, on Dec. 10, 2023: “We now live in the age of closure. In both my day job and my elected office, I find myself saying often “if you don’t measure it, you don’t manage it.” And we measure it with those little boxes. We measure our progress, our success, our value…”

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Mother Katherine’s sermon preached on Dec. 3, 2023

Posted by on Sun, Dec 3, 2023 in Advent, Sermons

Sermon preached by The Rev. Katherine Sedwick, Rector, on Dec. 3, 2023: “We spend a lot of time between darkness and light and what a perfect place from which to glimpse Advent! There’s all sorts of darkness around us the world over and at home, both beautiful and tragic, and Advent says there is always hope in Christ’s light.”

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Photos: Advent Set 2023

Posted by on Sat, Dec 2, 2023 in Advent, Photos

Many thanks to the volunteers who helped deck Saint Michael’s for the season of Advent. Parishioners made and hung Giving Tree ornaments, arrangements of greens for the retable and nativity scene, a 24″ diameter tabletop Advent wreath, hung wall sconces, and prepared for Sunday’s home Advent wreath making workshop.

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