December 2nd

9:14 am

St Nicholas Visit,
Family Advent Wreath Making, &
1st Sunday Breakfast

December 16th

5:00 pm

A Festival of Lessons and Carols,
Light Reception Following

December 23rd

10:30 am

Nativity Pageant
(Please bring 1 dozen of your favorite cookies to share!)

December 24th

4:00 pm

6:00 pm
10:00 pm

Family Christmas Eve Service

Candlelight Service
Special Music begins 30 minutes before

December 25th

10:00 am

Feast of the Nativity

January 6, 2019

9:15 am

5:00 pm

Epiphany 1st Sunday Breakfast

Evensong
Light reception afterwards. Childcare available.

 

 

Christmas Music or Special Music Donations

or
Please email the office with the header: Christmas Flowers or Christmas Special Music Donation and the following information by December 14th, 2018 for your intentions to be included in the Christmas Eve bulletin.
The body of the email should include:
Your Name, Address, Phone
In thanksgiving for…, In memory of…., or to have a name listed.
Donations may be submitted in person at the church office.
Questions? Contact Eleanor Sheldon at esheldon@hsechurch.orgor call (713) 468-7796.

Bless those who are in need this Advent season.

Our Holy Spirit Giving Tree will be on display in the Narthex & Palmer Parish Hall with ornaments from our outreach ministries. Each ornament will detail specific needs and a date needed by. Please take as many ornaments are you are comfortable fulfilling.

Outreach Ministries Represented:

Bayou City Blessings in a Backpack (BCB)
Weekend Food Focus for a Child 
Due: Dec 20
Donations payable to Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, memo “BCB”
Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM)
Toy Drive
Due: Dec 10
New & unwrapped gifts (approximate retail value $25-$50), include batteries if gift needs it. NO stuffed animals, board games, gaming systems or computer games.
West Houston Assistance Ministries (WHAM)
New Blanket Drive 
Due: Dec 17
Raise Up Families (formerly WHP)
Adopt a Family
Due: Dec 17
Wrapped gift as detailed on the angel ornament. Please attach the ornament with the gift.

Donations for the Giving Tree are accepted at the Church Office.

Please contact us at (713) 468-7796 with any questions about your gift.

Download a color copy of this year’s
2018 Advent Devotional (pdf).
Hard copies are available in the Church Office,
Parish Hall, and School Office.