Christmas at Calvary

Advent & Christmas at Calvary

Advent Wreath Making Festival
Sunday, November 25 at 11:15 a.m.

Calvary's annual Advent Wreath Festival will be held Sunday, Nov. 25 during the formation hour in the Great Hall. Make your very own Advent wreath with all Advent wreath materials that you can think of including fresh greens from the grounds of St. Columba. Wreaths and wreath materials are free of charge. 

A Service of Advent Lessons & Carols
Sunday, December 2 at 5 p.m.

Join us for a traditional candlelight service of scripture and song to prepare your heart for the birth of Christ. Music will include carols for harp and choir, children's voices, and the Calvary Ringers will debut their new octave of bells, playing a movement from Handel's Messiah.  A church-wide dinner will follow the service.

Christmas Eve at 3:30 p.m. 
with Children’s Christmas Pageant

This lively liturgy is specially designed for families with children and features music led by the St. Cecilia and Boys and Girls choirs and brass. Nursery care will be offered for children under five. 

Christmas Eve at 5:30 p.m. 

This Festival Eucharist is family-friendly and features music led by the Calvary Choir and brass. Nursery care will be offered for children under 5.

Christmas Eve at 10:30 p.m. with choir and harp 

This service begins with an ethereal musical prelude at 10:30 p.m. featuring Franz Biebl's well-known Ave Maria and carols arranged for choir and harp. A Festival Eucharist will follow at 11 p.m. and will reflect the glory and beauty of Anglican worship with candlelight and incense.

Christmas Day at 10 a.m. 

Celebrate the birth of Christ with carols and quiet reflection on our greatest gift of all. 

Note: Sunday morning formation classes for all ages will resume on Sunday, January 13 and Koinonia will resume on Wednesday, January 9.