Advent and Christmas Eve 2014
There's a Song in the Air
First Sunday of Advent - Take Me Back
7:45 Contemplative Communion service
10 a.m. Rev. Dr. David Lawrence preaches with the lighting of the first candle for Advent and music by the Chancel Choir and organist Ryan Kennedy.
Second Sunday of Advent - Introductions
7:45 Contemplative Communion service with violinist Nancie Lederer
10 a.m. The Chancel Choir and chamber orchestra (musicians from the church and NJ Symphony) perform Bach's Magnificat in D Major - Mary's Song of Joy as a musical service of worship.
Watch The First Nowell and A Jazz Nativity, two major works performed last year for Advent.
Third Sunday of Advent - Preparing for an Arrival
7:45 Contemplative Communion service with guitarist Carlos Cuestas
10 a.m. A Communion service with Baptism led by Rev. Dr. David Smazik with the lighting of the 3rd Advent candle and music provided by the Men's Chorus and the Recorder Consort.
Fourth Sunday of Advent - Found
7:45 Contemplative Communion service with vocal music
10 a.m. A Baptism service led by Rev. Dr. David Smazik. The Christmas Joy Offering is dedicated. The fourth Advent candle is lit. Music provided by the Chancel Choir.
Wednesday Noon Chapel service: December 3, 10, 17
Other events, programs and musical offerings during Advent. Advent brochure.