Advent and Christmas at St. John’s
Advent services and Holy Eucharist are Sundays, 8 and 10 a.m. and Sundays, 5:30 p.m. through Dec. 23. Special events include: Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 2, 4 p.m.; Christmas Pageant, Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m. (during the worship service); Handel’s “Messiah,” Dec. 16, 3 p.m. (tickets are handelsmessiah.brownpapertickets.com). Christmas Eve service is offered Dec. 24, 4 p.m. (incense free) and 10 p.m. Both services feature Carillon Christmas music, preceding the services at 3 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. and following both. Also enjoy Christmas prelude music at 3:30 and 9:45 p.m. Christmas Day service and Holy Eucharist begins at 10 a.m. with Carillon Christmas music at 9:25 a.m. and after the service. New Year’s Eve service begins at 10:30 p.m.