Advent & Christmas

Advent & Christmas

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Advent & Christmas 

Each year, Historic Beckford Parish enjoys the holiday season in special ways. Read more below to find out about what to expect during advent and Christmas with us.

2022

Advent and Christmas news and content is being added to this page throughout the season. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for updates!

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS DEVOTIONAL

A devotional for your enjoyment this Advent and Christmas season.

Christmas eve and day services 

Christmas Eve: 5 p.m. at Emmanuel, 9 p.m. at St. Andrew’s (streamed live on Facebook)
Christmas Day: 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s (streamed live on Facebook) 
New Year’s Day Lessons & Carols: 10 a.m. at Emmanuel
Bulletins can be found under the Bulletins section of our site.

Advent Services

Every Sunday, we have services at 8 and 11:15 a.m. at Emmanuel and 9:15 a.m. at St. Andrew’s. Full bulletins can be found here. The 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. services are streamed live on Facebook.

You can also watch service videos the week after.

COMMUNITY Advent Services

Mother Kathy is not leading a service this year. If you would like to attend, the weekly Wednesday services are at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock on Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 13 and 21 with lunch at 12 p.m. lunch followed by 12:30 p.m. worship.

Advent and CHristmastide companion booklet

We hope this book will be a companion for your journey during this sacred season of our liturgical church year.

The 2020 booklet.  

A Historic beckford parish christmas magazine

Cozy up with a cup of cocoa, a Christmas cookie (or two), some carols and enjoy reading A Beckford Parish Christmas.

Christmas coloring booklet

The booklet has 40 Advent and Christmas images to color as you get ready to celebrate the holiday. From wreaths, candles, trees and Christmas scenes to the nativity, Bible verses and cute kitties, there’s plenty to choose from (or color them all if you’d like). You can print the entire booklet, or pick and choose your favorites. Feel free to share the booklet with anyone you think may enjoy some relaxing coloring time.

A 1980s Emmanuel Christmas Recipe Book

Find out about and read a recipe book put together by Emmanuel for Christmas during the 1980s.

Longest Night Community Service 2020

The clergy of Woodstock put together a Longest Night Community Service for us all to enjoy.