Dec. 20, 2020 The Fourth Sunday of Advent

The Fourth Sunday of Advent
Live-streamed Worship for
Sunday, December 20, 2020
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
Williamsburg, Virginia
Our worship this Sunday is the much-beloved service of Advent Lessons and Carols, featuring readings from Genesis, the prophets, and the Gospel of Luke, and songs of the season. We prepare our hearts for Christmas by hearing God’s long love story with humankind, from the Garden of Eden to Nazareth. The Rev. Lisa Green will be joined by worship leaders Ben, Valerie, Mattie, Ben Jr. and Anthony Smith, and the multitalented and multitasking Martha Caruso, Ted Lyman, Phaedra McNorton, and Geoff Wade.
Click here to take part in the servicewhich will go live on our parish YouTube channel at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Here is a simplified bulletin, and the readings can be found here.
Here is a coloring lesson (for kids of any age) on this Sunday’s gospel reading.
December Cloak OfferingSince the office will be closed for Christmas week, donations to this month’s offering to Episcopal Relief & Development’s Gifts for Life need to be in by this Tuesday, December 21 in order to be automatically doubled by ERD. Please drop off checks payable to St. Martin’s or use our online giving system.
Check out this week’s “Christmas Star”Monday night, December 21 (the Winter Solstice), Jupiter and Saturn will align in the southwest sky just after sunset, a closer conjunction than has been seen since 1226.Here are the details.
Christmas Slideshow Photos due TuesdayDon’t miss out on being part of our parish Christmas greeting video! Take a selfie or family photo and email it to Rev. Lisa by Tuesday, December 22. Here’s a schedule of everything that’s coming up at St. Martin’s for Christmas and Epiphany.
A pre-service discussion of the lessons takes place on Zoom every Sunday morning at 9 a.m. Join the meeting this Sunday, December 20, by clicking this link.
Please continue to pray for each other and everyone struggling during this time. Here are our weekly prayer concerns.

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