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Upcoming Advent, Christmas & Epiphany Services & Events East Vancouver & Burrard Deanery Christ Church Cathedral (690 Burrard St.)

St. Margaret’s Cedar Cottage (1530 E. 22nd Ave.)

Dec 1

4pm

Advent Carols

Dec 22

4pm

Christmas Carols

Dec 24

1pm

Gospel Christmas - Carols with the Good Noise Gospel Choir

Dec. 7, Dec. 14, & Dec. 21 – Open Space – 10am – noon Feeling tired and in need of some quiet & rest in this busy pre-Christmas session? Open space offers a sacred time out where all are welcome to come and explore connecting with God through spiritual practices stations, which include everything from praying and reading to drawing and playing. Dec. 24 – 7pm – Christmas Eve - Intergenerational Service with potluck Christmas dinner following the service.

St. Michael’s (409 Broadway E) Dec. 22

10am

Christmas Carol Service

Dec. 24

9pm

Dec. 25

11am

Christmas pageant and Christmas Eve Service Christmas Day Service

St. Paul’s (1130 Jervis Street) Dec. 1

5pm

Advent Lessons and Carols:

Dec. 31

5pm – 12am New Year's Eve at the Labyrinth

St. Matthias & St. Luke (680 W. 49th Ave.) Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15 & Dec. 22 – 12-1pm - Join us for our weekly Advent Bible study "Waiting and Watching for Jesus", We'll be exploring how characters in the Christmas story wait and watch for this extraordinary visitor, and what they might have to teach us about waiting and watching for Jesus in our lives today. There will be time for lots of great discussion and singing together feel free to invite friends and family! Dec.1 session - "Joseph"; Dec.8-"Mary"; Dec. 15-"Shepherds"; Dec. 22-"Angels". Come for one or all of these sessions - everyone is welcome!

Jan. 6 – 7pm – Deanery Epiphany Dessert Party - Come to celebrate epiphany with activities, singing, story telling, delicious desserts and lots more! St. Thomas (2444 E. 41st Ave) Dec. 7

10am – 2pm Christmas Bazaar – Holiday gifts and crafts, jams and gourmet foods, home baking, gift baskets, knitting, attic treasures, refreshments and more. Advent I - Sunday, December 1st, 10am Contemporary Eucharist Carol Service - 10am, December 22nd, Contemporary Eucharist and Carol Service Christmas Eve - 7pm Eucharist Christmas Day - 10am Epiphany - Sunday, January 5th at First Lutheran at 10am


Upcoming Advent, Christmas & Epiphany Services & Events East Vancouver & Burrard Deanery St. James (303 Cordova St.) Sunday, December 1 Advent Sunday 8:30 am

Low Mass

10:30 am

High Mass

4:00 pm

Advent Lessons and Carols Service

Tuesday, Dec. 24 5:00 pm

First Evening Prayer of Christmas

5:30 pm

Vigil Mass of the Nativity - a family Liturgy in the Lady Chapel with carols and nativity costumes. Come dressed as a sheep, a king, a cow, a Mary, a Joseph, a star, an angel,

A feast of songs and scripture by candlelight, followed by a special Advent Boutique in the Parish Hall. Christmas Boutique

even Herod! 10:00 pm

Musical Prelude

10:30 pm

Solemn High Mass of the Nativity with procession and blessing of the Creche.

Sale of knitting, jams, jellies, baked goods, crafts and more, after Low Mass (8:30 am), High Mass (10:30 am) and the Advent Lessons & Carols service (4:00 pm). Saturday, Dec. 7 10:00 am

Advent Quiet Day This year’s Quiet Day will be dedicated as a day of vigil with the purpose of commending our endeavors described by the Parish Review to the guidance and direction of the Holy Spirit.

Sunday, Dec. 15

Oculus Choir Christmas Lessons and Carols

4:00 pm

Christmas Lessons and Carols in partnership with the Oculus Chamber Choir

Christmas Eve

Wednesday, Dec 25. Christmas Day 8:00 am

Morning Prayer

8:30 am

Low Mass of the Dawn

10:30 am

Procession to the Creche & Solemn High Mass of the Day

5:00 pm Monday, January 6 6:30pm

Second Evening Prayer of Christmas The Epiphany Procession to the Creche with the Blessing of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh & Solemn High Mass followed by potluck dinner.


Deanery events and services