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December 12, 2020
Pastor Stewart's Christmas Stewings.
Get your lamps trimmed and burning and put on the holiday music.
It's not too early to celebrate THIS year!
Zoom Links are listed at the bottom of every email you'll get from us. In case you cannot find your emails, you can always access the weekly email archive in the top right corner of our website here.


Tomorrow we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent
@ 10:30 am
Followed by conversation with a special neighborhood partner of ours.

Click here to join or call in +13017158592, 81549645294#. You can also watch the live on YouTube.

Click here for the bulletin.



 
If the Christmas BT Times has not yet gotten to you, you can download and read it here.

Click here to make a pledge.
https://nativitycomforter.breezechms.com/form/ff93d023

Click here to make a year end gift.

https://nativitycomforter.breezechms.com/give/online

 
The LEAD Team has been listening to each other and listening to you. Now it’s time to listen in our neighborhood. Over the next few weeks, representatives of local organizations will join us at 10:30 on Sunday morning to tell us who they are and what they do to serve their clients. Our first guest, representing the CARES Pantry, will join us on December 13. We'll have the President of the York Road Partnership with us on December 20. Come and listen. 
 
Our Online Christmas Worship Guide is below.
Just scroll down for more information and links.
 

CARES Donations Needed

The food pantry is in great need after the Thanksgiving donation rush. Please bring cereal, peanut butter, cooking oil, instant or regular coffee, Adult diapers for women and size 5-6 diapers for children. We are also collecting socks, sweatshirts and coats for those on the streets this Winter.
 

Thursday Evening Meditation Class

Our first meditation class will be a 45 minute Yoga Nidra this Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 7:30 pm to 8:15 pm. This will be a very relaxing meditation; turn off your video and listen to my voice. Yoga Nidra offers us many benefits and allows us to be more relaxed and better equipped to handle the difficulties in life. This class is offered to you free of charge.  It is my way to give back to our Church community, while helping us all strengthen and unite together. To join the class please click on the hyperlink below under Join Zoom Meeting, you may be asked to enter a passcode: yoga Looking forward to spearheading this class and making it a class that we can all look forward to each week; where we will focus on our breath, bring our minds too stillness, so that we can go inward and feel the grace and peace that lies within us all.
Linda Mcgill
Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4102369650?pwd=UUk1ZnlzbWhIVC9HaFlrVjZSaWNtUT09
Meeting ID: 410 236 9650
Passcode: yoga
One tap mobile
+13017158592,,4102369650# 




Our first ever Virtual Christmas Pageant will be posted on our YouTube and Facebook page at noon on Christmas Eve.
 
At 4:45pm, our Zoom Christmas Eve Service will open with prelude music. The service will begin with O Come All Ye Faithful at 5:00 pm. We will celebrate Holy Communion. Please come by the church between 9am and 2pm on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before Christmas to pick up pre-sanctified communion elements.
 
At 10:00 am on Christmas Day, we will celebrate with Morning Prayer, readings, reflections, and music on Zoom.
 
Zoom Link for Christmas Eve & Day
Click the link in the email or use
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81549645294 or call in +13017158592, 81549645294#.
 
Christmas Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 27 with the Lutheran Delaware-Maryland Synod. Watch any time on that day at 
https://demdsynod.org.


Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  • Monday, December 14 | 9:00 on PBS 
 
Washington National Cathedral
  • Gospel Christmas Service Friday, Dec. 18 | 6 pm
  • Joy of Christmas Concert Sunday, Dec. 20| 3 pm
  • Christmas Lessons and Carols Wednesday, Dec. 23 | 6:00pm
https://cathedral.org/christmas/
 
King’s College, Cambridge, England
  • Lessons and Carols Thursday, December 24 | 10:00 am NPR
 

Filled with Faith

Many thanks for your generous response to our Stewardship Campaign Filled with Faith. Thank you! You can pledge online here and watch our stewardship video below. Click here to give an offering online for our church. We'll be following up with you in the next few days...
 

Other Announcements

  • The Church Office will be closed December 24-January 1. We will still be checking email and voice messages.
  • If you missed the Monday Yoga Class, you can watch it anytime here.
Here are all the Zoom links for our online activities.
These links should remain the same each week.

Sunday Worship @ 10:30 am
Followed by Coffee Hour

Click here to join or call in +13017158592, 81549645294#.
You can also watch the live on 
YouTube.


Monday Chair Yoga @ 10:00 am
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 4102369650#
Watch Monday October 19 session here.

Leader: Linda Laharte, 410-235-3612 or 410-236-9650 or email.

Wednesday Healing Prayers @ 10:30 am
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 87331904395#

Wednesday Night Live @ 7:30 pm
Compline Evening Prayers and Conversation

Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 82573335080#.

Thursday Morning Bible Study @ 11:00 am
Click here to join  or call 1-929-205-6099 then enter 88586024640#
 
 

The Delaware-Maryland Synod of the ELCA has worship here on this website. The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland worships virtually at 11:00am at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. All services are cast on this worship page. Watch Washington National Cathedral's worship here.
 

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