December 2018
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Upcoming events and notable dates


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Weekly calendar (does not include special events listed above)

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
  • 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Fellowship in Memorial Hall
  • 9:30 a.m. Christian Education (Children's and Adult); also Choir practice in the Sanctuary
  • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
    (10:00 a.m. beginning June 3, through the end of August);

    Nursery Care is available (ages 0-5) every Sunday from 9:30 on, so that adults of all ages may attend Adult Sunday School.
Office closed
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
8-9 p.m. AA (Dining Room)
The Rev. Shelby Owen & Secretary in Office
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
5:15 p.m. Lectio Divina
The Rev. Shelby Owen & Secretary in Office
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
Office closed
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
Secretary in Office
Office closed
10-11 a.m. Al-Anon (Smith Room)
8-9 p.m. AA (Dining Room)

Liturgical calendar, 2018-2019

Season . Sunday sequence
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th
Advent . Dec
2
Dec
9
Dec
16
Dec
23
"Sundays of Advent"
Christmas (Dec
25)
Dec
30
"Sunday(s) after Christmas"
Epiphany (Jan
6)
Jan
13
Jan
20
Jan
27
Feb
3
Feb
10
Feb
17
Feb
24
Mar
3
"Sundays after the Epiphany"
Lent
(begins Ash Wed.)
(Mar
6)
Mar
10
Mar
17
Mar
24
Mar
31
Apr
7
Apr
14
"Sundays in Lent" (ending with Palm Sunday)
Easter . Apr
21
Apr
28
May
5
May
12
May
19
May
26
Jun
2
"Sundays of Easter"
Pentecost Jun
9
Jun
16
Jun
23
Jun
30
Jul
7
Jul
14
Jul
21
Jul
28
Aug
4
Aug
11
Aug
18
Aug
25
Sep
1
Sep
8
Sep
15
Sep
22
Sep
29
Oct
6
Oct
13
Oct
20
Oct
27
Nov
3
Nov
10
Nov
17
Nov
24
Pentecost Sunday "Sundays after Pentecost"
Season . 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th

For further explanation, see lectionarypage.net.


The Church seasons

Season How it is determined Earliest possible Sunday Latest possible Sunday
Advent The beginning of the church year, four Sundays prior to Christmas Day Nov. 27 Dec. 24
Christmas December 25 through January 5 (The Twelve Days of Christmas!) Dec. 25 Jan. 5
Epiphany January 6 (The arrival of the Three Kings through Shrove Tuesday, a.k.a. Mardi Gras.) Jan. 6 Mar. 7
Lent The forty days (excluding Sundays) from Ash Wednesday through the Great Vigil, just before Easter. Feb. 8 Apr. 18
(Holy Week) The last seven days of Lent, from Palm Sunday to the Great Vigil on Saturday. Mar. 15 Apr. 18
Easter Easter Sunday, the Day of Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and the 48 days thereafter. Mar. 22 June 6
Pentecost (Trinity) From the Day of Pentecost * , the seventh Sunday after Easter (formerly called "Whitsunday"), when the Holy Spirit came upon the Apostles, and for at least 22 but not more than 27 Sundays thereafter May 10 Nov. 26

The Church calendar is based upon Easter Sunday, which is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal (spring) equinox. The "movable feasts" are: Easter, Septuagesima Sunday, Ash Wednesday, Ascension Day, Pentecost, and Advent Sunday.

* For the Day of Pentecost itself, the ecclesiastical color is RED.


Partial table of Movable Feasts

Year Ash Wednesday
( Earliest: Feb. 4 --
Latest: Apr. 14 )
Easter
( Earliest: Mar. 22 --
Latest: Apr. 25 )
Pentecost
( Earliest: May 10 --
Latest: June 13 )
Advent Sunday
( Earliest: Nov. 27 --
Latest: Dec. 3 )
2009 Feb. 25 Apr. 12 May 31 Nov. 29
2010 Feb. 17 Apr. 4 May 23 Nov. 28
2011 Mar. 9 Apr. 24 June 12 Nov. 27
2012 Feb. 22 * Apr. 8 May 27 Dec. 2
2013 Feb. 13 Mar. 31 May 19 Dec. 1
2014 Mar. 5 Apr. 20 June 8 Nov. 30
2015 Feb. 18 Apr. 5 May 24 Nov. 29
2016 Feb. 10 * Mar. 27 May 15 Nov. 27
2017 Mar. 1 Apr. 16 June 4 Dec. 3
2018 Feb. 14 Apr. 1 May 20 Dec. 2
2019 Mar. 6 Apr. 21 June 9 Dec. 1
2020 Feb. 26 * Apr. 12 May 31 Nov. 29
2021 Feb. 17 Apr. 4 May 23 Nov. 28
2022 Mar. 2 Apr. 17 June 5 Nov. 27
2023 Feb. 22 Apr. 9 May 28 Dec. 3
2024 Feb. 14 * Mar. 31 May 19 Dec. 1

* = adjusted for leap year: one day later if in February.

BACKGROUND COLORS: WHITE (#fff), GREEN (#6c6), PURPLE (#969), RED (#f33)


SOURCES:

The Book of Common Prayer (1979), (New York: Church Publishing Incorporated, 2007)

The Episcopal Handbook (New York: Morehouse Publishing, 2008)

For a list of Scripture readings used by the Episcopal Church for each Sunday service, see lectionarypage.net.