Advent

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Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 24

Sunday Worship Services

Isaiah 9:2-7

8:30am MorningSong in Pope Hall

11:00am Traditional in the Sanctuary

Put aside the hustle and bustle of the season and join us for services of carols and contemplation.

Festival of Christ’s Birth

Luke 2:1-20

5:00pm Family-friendly Service
The celebration includes candles, carols, bells and children participating in the Christmas story.

10:00pm Traditional Service
The celebration includes candles, carols, choir, harp, and trumpets.

Advent

Sunday, December 3

Sunday Worship Services

8:30am MorningSong in Pope Hall
11:00am Traditional in the Sanctuary
Rev. Dr. Harry Eberts III preaching on
Isaiah 64:1-9 with Holy Communion celebrated.
Chancel Choir sings Hammerschmidt’s Lift Up your Heads.

Alternative Christmas Market

9:00am to 1:00pm in Pope Hall
Good Gifts and Gifts for Good!

Friday, December 8

TGIF Concert

5:30pm in the Sanctuary
High Desert Harp Ensemble
This unique ensemble will play Christmas favorites in an ideal concert for the holidays.

Sunday, December 10

Sunday Worship Services

8:30am MorningSong in Pope Hall
11:00am Traditional in the Sanctuary
Rev. Dr. Harry Eberts III preaching
on Isaiah 40:1-11. Chancel Choir sings Sirett’s Thou Shalt Know Him.

Christmas Caroling

1:00pm Casa Real
1:45pm Santa Fe Cares
“Come All Ye Faithful” to share in the
caroling tradition. Songbooks provided.

Friday, December 15

TGIF Concert

eSSO
5:30pm in the Sanctuary
A string orchestra plays inspiring music to refresh the soul for the holidays.

Sunday, December 17

Sunday Worship Services

8:30am MorningSong in Pope Hall
11:00am in the Sanctuary
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11

Festival of Lessons and Carols (11:00)

Pause during your holiday busyness for a reflective service of candles, readings and singing. Chancel Choir will sing Finzi’s Magnificat.

Farolitos and Las Posadas

12:15–1:30pm first floor
Procession begins at the Cathedral Basilica, continues to First Presbyterian, and ends at Holy Faith. A light lunch will be available in Pope Hall, and you can build farolitos with the youth in McFarland Chapel while you wait for the travelers to arrive to our doors.

Friday, December 22

TGIF Concert

Chancel Bell Choir
5:30pm Sanctuary
Calling all bell enthusiasts! The church’s celebrated handbell choir will play seasonal favorites in a unique concert for the holidays.