The Episcopal Church of St. Anne ​​

December Calendar (with rota) plus our

Annual Soup Supper poster


December 2019 Highlights

Please note: November concludes our annual stewardship campaign but,  your pledge of support is critical to our operating budget and all that we do here at St. Anne's.  Your pledge card is welcome at any time.  Thank you.

Wednesday November 27th - The Feast of St. Andrew (transferred from November 30th) will be celebrated today with our usual midweek services followed by a dine-out.  Wear your kilt if you have one.

Thursday November 28th - Thanksgiving day is a major feast in the Episcopal Church and will be celebrated with a High Mass at 9:00am today along with the daily offices at their usual times.  Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family and our country!

Sunday December 1st - The First Sunday of Advent and the beginning of our new liturgical year (A).

Wednesday December 4th - We will honor John of Damascus with our usual midweek services including Mass at 5:30pm followed by an all-parish dine-out.

Thursday December 5th - We are accepting donations of baked goods for the Resthave Auxiliary's Bake Sale, which will need to be delivered today.  Please let Fr. James or Louise know if you can help.  You are also encouraged to attend the Bake Sale on Friday December 6th that will be held at Resthave from 9:00 to 10:30am.  This is another wonderful outreach ministry we can share with our community and the residents and staff at Resthave.

Saturday December 7th - As part of the Community of Morrison's Annual Christmas Parade celebrations, St. Anne's will again host a soup supper in the Undercroft from 4 to 7:00pm, highlighted by Chef Ernie's Seafood Gumbo, a variety of other soups, sides, drinks and desserts.  A sign-up sheet is posted in the undercroft for volunteer service and supplies.  Please refer to the poster copied below for more detail and encourage your friends and neighbors to join us.

Wednesday December 11th - We will celebrate an Advent Feria with our usual midweek services including Mass at 5:30pm followed by a dine-out.

Wednesday December 18th - We will celebrate the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle (transferred from the 21st) with our usual midweek services including Mass at 5:30pm.  Our vestry will convene at 6:30pm following Mass and all members are welcome to join us.

Sunday December 22nd - Sunday School for young children will be held today during the first part of the Mass on this 4th Sunday of Advent.  

Tuesday December 24th - Our service will begin at 5:30pm with a blessing of the Creche, making our worship a little more child friendly.  We will continue with Solemn High Mass leaving a little time for last minute gift buying or assembly.

Wednesday December 25th - We will gather and worship Holy Eucharist Rite II with hymns at 9:00am on this most holy day.  We will not have a Mass at 5:30pm.

Thursday December 26th - We will celebrate the Feasts of St. Stephen, St. John and The Holy Innocents with our usual daily offices of Morning Prayer at 8:00am and Evening Prayer at 5:00pm.

Sunday December 29th - The 1st Sunday after Christmas (and the 5th Day of Christmas).

Wednesday January 1st - We will celebrate "The Holy Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ"  with our usual midweek services including Mass at 5:30pm followed by a dine-out on this 8th day of Christmas.