There are a variety of ways to engage with us during Advent and Christmas this year, from Sunday worship to an online Advent retreat to our Christmas Eve candlelight service (along with a few non-Calvary offerings). Scroll down the page for full details.
Friday, December 24, 7 pm: Candlelight Service of Lessons & Carols (hybrid)
for those coming in person, please use 48th Street entrance; per current Covid guidelines, masks (fully covering mouth and nose) are required regardless of vaccination status, and vaccination/booster shots are strongly encouraged!
for those joining virtually, please use the Sunday worship link to connect; you're also encouraged to have a candle ready to light at the end of the service
PLEASE NOTE that advanced registration is required to participate (deadline is Friday, November 19). Cost is $60. Contact Amy Emmett-Rardin to sign up, with questions or to request scholarship assistance.
Thursdays, November 18 and December 2-16, 7:30-9 pm: Jesus at Christmas - Story, Stone, Evolution (with John Dominic Crossan) Virtual four-week lecture series with biblical scholar John Dominic Crossan, sponsored by Pendle Hill. You can participate in all four or a single lecture (basic fee is $125 for all four, or $35 for one - financial assistance may be available upon request). Click link above to register and for full details.
Saturday, November 27, 11 am-12:30 pm:Virtual Advent Poetry Retreat (with Pádraig Ó Tuama) Free poetry and spirituality retreat on the themes of Advent anticipation, end time and incarnation, with Irish poet, theologian, mediator and podcast host, Pádraig Ó Tuama. Click link above to register and for full details.
Tuesday, December 21, 7:30 pm:Longest Night Service West Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship is hosting a virtual service to mark the longest night of the year, acknowledging the grief and pain that many experience during the holiday season.Click here to join online (via Zoom); to join by phone: 646-558-8656 (Meeting ID: 894 7724 5833 / Passcode: 862289).
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