Christmas

On a green background covered with a pale yellow star field, centered is a Christmas tree image is made by a large pale yellow star a top the following words (in deep red) in increasing size, forming a pyramid/tree: Magic. Mystery. Miracle. Messiah. Below at the base of the tree is a simple manger in brown. To the left of the tree is Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields logo and to the right are the words,

Advent Musical Fun

Carol Sing

Sunday, December 16 at 9:15 a.m.

(no worship.together)

Messiah Sing Along

Wednesday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m.


Christmas Eve

Monday, December 24, 2018

Early seating advised for all services
Parking is available in our lot at Willow Grove & St. Martin’s Lane, along the streets, at SEPTA’s St. Martin station, and in the science building lot at SCH Academy.

3:00 pm

Original Nativity Play & Holy Communion
Best for young children and families, this brief, joyous service includes a nativity play and familiar hymns.

5:00 pm

Arrive at 4:40 for Music of the Season
Christmas Pageant with Parish & Treble choirs and Holy Communion
A lively celebration of the Nativity with pageant, great for all ages.

10:00 pm

Arrive at 9:40 for Music of the Season
Festal Eucharist
A traditional choral celebration of the Nativity with Communion and candlelight. Features Charpentier’s Mass for Midnight, Christmas Eve and Britten’s Ceremony of Carols sung by St. Martin’s Choir.

Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. – The Holy Eucharist with carols.



1st Sunday of Christmas

Sunday, December 30

8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. worship.together Holy Communion for preschool families - wiggles welcome!
10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist – The Holy Communion with music.

New Year’s Eve

Monday, December 31

7:00 p.m. - New Year’s Eve Kirtan with the band, Mandala.
Start the New Year on a meditative, musical note. Kirtan is an ancient chant tradition, with prayers sung in a call-and-response style. $10 suggested donation.

The Feast of the Epiphany

Sunday, January 6, 2019

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist – Quiet and simple communion with no music
9:15 a.m. Epiphany Party in the Parish Hall (no worship.together)
10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist – Communion with music led by St. Martin’s Choir, followed by second Epiphany celebration hosted by the Guatemala Companion Parish Committee.
5:00 p.m. - Christmas Lessons & Carols sung by St. Martin’s Choir. (A First Sundays music event)

Regular Sunday Schedule

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. worship.together (Eucharist for preschool families)
9:15 a.m. Parish Forum & Christian Education (Kairos)
10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist

Other Days

Morning prayer is offered at 7:30 a.m. weekdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Silent morning meditation is offered at 8:15 a.m. weekdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Mid-week Eucharist is offered at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Compline is offered at 7:00 p.m. on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, in the Church.

Choral Evensong is offered at 5:00 p.m. on 1st Sundays, Oct.-June, in the Church.

We would love to have you join us.

Location

This Episcopal church is located in the heart of the historic neighborhood of Chestnut Hill, five blocks west of Germantown Avenue at the corner of St. Martin’s Lane and West Willow Grove Avenue.


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