ADvent 1Sunday, 30 November  2014



The First Sunday of Advent

(Click on the links to see the leaflets)


8 am Holy Eucharist: Rite I
(St. Edmund's Chapel)


The Right Reverend Johncy Itty, Celebrant


10:15 am Choral Holy Eucharist: Rite I

The Right Reverend Johncy Itty, Celebrant

— Parish Notices —

Sunday, November 30


‘TIS THE SEASON, and we have many upcoming events in the next few months. Please mark the events listed in the Calendar below on your calendars now, and plan to join us as we celebrate the season!


  • Saturday, November 29, 6 pm - HOLIDAY SEASON FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
  • Saturday, November 30, Get ready for Christmastime! Our ANGEL TREE will be ready with ornaments with names of children who need our help to make their Christmas happy!
  • Sunday, December 7, 11:30 - 2 pm CHRISTMAS FAIR

  • Sunday, December 14, 4 pm LESSONS AND CAROLS FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS (Free Will Offering)
  • Thursday, December 18, 11:30 ECW catered Christmas luncheon with carols in the lounge. Reservations requested
  • Tuesday, January 6 - 6 pm. FESTIVAL EUCHARIST FOR THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY in the Church, followed by Parish Potluck Dinner. Please signup for the Dinner on the sheet in the Narthex.
  • Saturday, January 10 - 6 pm JANUARY FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT. Please suggest a movie and tell a Vestry Member!

  • Sunday, January 18 - 9 am PATRONAL FESTIVAL EUCHARIST and ANNUAL MEETING. (Combined 8 and 10:15 service on this day)

    Christmas Fair


Lessons and Carols 2014


Illumine CD Poster


  • ¨ Sunday, November 2, 4 pm EVENSONG FOR ALL SAINTS’ The Parish Choir sings music of 20th century England (Free Will Offering)

    ¨ Sunday, November 16, 3 pm Vox Aquarum in Concert. The debut public performance of a new vocal quartet on Long Island. $20/$15

    ¨ Sunday, November 23, 7:30 pm Illumine in Concert. Chris O’Hara, trumpet; Sarah Moyer, coloratura soprano; and Mark Engelhardt, Organ/Harpsichord in the concluding concert of a Fall tour. $20/$15

    ¨ Sunday, December 14, 4 pm LESSONS AND CAROLS FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS for Choirs, Brass and Organ The Parish Choir with Brass will sing favorites of the season, new and old (Free Will Offering)

    ¨ Sunday, February 15, 4 pm “The Vocal Artist” Music for voice and piano performed by Victoria Wolfe, Kathleen O’Rourke, and Chris Reames with Kanako Reames at the piano. $20/$15

    ¨ Sunday, March 15, 4 pm EVENSONG SUNG UPON THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT The Parish Choir sings English music of the seventeenth century. (Free Will Offering)

    ¨ Sunday, April 19, 4 pm BRADLEY BURGESS, organist, in Concert $20/$15

    ¨ Sunday, May 17, 4 pm VESPERS SUNG UPON ASCENSION SUNDAY The Parish Choir sings music of the Italian Renaissance. (Free Will Offering)

    Additional concerts at St. Peter’s,but not part of the Music at St. Peter’s Concert SeriesSunday, October 26, 4 pm & Sunday, March 8: eVOCO VOICE COLLECTIVE, a newly-formed choral ensemble, specializing in unaccompanied choral works for Mixed Voices.

    Sunday, November 9,
    2 pm ISLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Music of Beethoven and Dvorak. (Free)


Morning Prayer is read Monday and Wednesday at 9 am.


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Bay Shore, NY 11706

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