2018 ADVENT

Celebrate the Prince of Peace

Advent Sermon Series

Prince of Peace

 Join us Sundays at 8:15, 9:30 or 11:00am, December 2-23 as we explore our world and ourselves in relationship with Jesus, the Prince of Peace.

Advent Studies

The Redemption of Scrooge
starts Sunday, Dec 9 @ 9:30am

From the ghosts of Christmas past to the Life of the present and the resurrection of Christmas future, this Advent study will “bless us every one” and reinvigorate our spiritual journeys as we look at this familiar story through the lens of faith.

Passing It On: How to Nurture Your Children’s Faith Season by Season
starts Sunday, dec 9 @ 11:00 am

A practical guide to help parents, grandparents, and other adults who love children, nurture their spiritual growth during Advent by sharing conversation starters, age-appropriate activities and a suggested daily prayer and practice.

Not A Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

Beginning with the resurrection and working backwards in time toward his birth, Mary reflects on the life of Jesus, her son.

Because of Bethlehem: Love is Born; Hope is Here!
Thursdays, 6:30 pm

An exploration of some basic Christmas questions: What’s the big deal about the baby in the manger? Who was he? What does his birth have to do with me?

Sign up on the bulletin tear-off at church or email Pastor Sandra (Sandra@stpaulslenexa.org). A group leader will contact you with details about how/where you can purchase a book and where the group meets.

Music Sunday

Sunday, December 16   8:15, 9:30, 11:00am
  • 8:15 & 11am: John Rutter’s Gloria with Chancel Choir, brass, and Charles Dickinson on piano. Directed by Jackson Thomas, St. Paul’s Director of Choral Music.

  • 9:30am: Seasonal music with our Praise Band directed by Loren Bridge, St. Paul’s Director of Contemporary Music

Christmas Eve

Each service has its own musical flavor, but all will include Communion, candle lighting, and celebrating the coming of the Prince of Peace. Childcare will be available at the 5 & 7pm services.

  • 4:00pm    BethanyBridge Praise Band

  • 7:00pm    Bell Choir

  • 11:00pm  Ensembles

Christmas Eve Offering

This year’s offering will be designated for Servant Sunday, February 10, 2019, here at St. Paul’s. The offering will help fund projects we’ll do that day and, for some organizations, offer a financial contribution. Organizations include Rise Against Hunger, Community Blood Center, Giving Brick, and KC Pet Project, among others. Contribute online any time by selecting the Christmas Offering category.