Advent and Christmas at Waverly

Saturday Dec 2nd 10:00am:

Greening the Church — Come help decorate the sanctuary for Advent and Christmas.

Saturday Dec 2nd 7:00pm: Oregon Koto-Kai Holiday Concert —

Our building partner friends will share beautiful and peaceful koto music in the holiday spirit accompanied by a heartwarming Japanese story for the season. Tickets at oregonkotokai.org

*Waverly Craft Sale at the concert

Saturday Dec 9th 6:00pm: Waverly Caroling Party — An all church caroling party hosted by the choir at Paul and Lisa Kane’s house. Desserts will be provided, bring some drinks to share. We’ll gather around and sing all our favorite caroling songs.1913 SE Larch Portland, OR 97214 

Wed. Dec 13th 6:30pm: A Child’s Christmas in Wales— A Waverly Christmas tradition of the reading of Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Bring the family and enjoy our charming, old-fashioned, radio theater style reading. Bring a dish to share. Mulled wine and welshcakes will be provided. 

Friday Dec 15th 7:00pm: Bridging Voices Holiday Concert — 

Our building partner friends will share their first concert of the season. Tickets at www.bridgingvoices.org 

*Waverly Craft Sale at the concert  

Sunday Dec 17th 11:00: Waverly Children’s Christmas Pageant — Another Waverly tradition. The children help us tell the christmas story while we sing our favoirte carols. Aine will help direct, so email her if you can help with costumes or stage direction ainesmccarthy@gmail.com   

Sunday Dec 17th 12:00: Waverly Craft Sale — After church sale of homemade goods by Waverly’s finest.   All proceeds go to the new furnace! 

Thursday Dec 21st 7:00pm: Longest Night/Blue Christmas Service @ St. David of Wales — Waverly will join our friends at St. David’s for a contemplative longest night service. Stations for prayer, song, art, and contemplation.  Beautiful music by Portland’s Threshold Choir. Pastor Sara is involved with the planning.  

Sunday Dec 24th 11:00am: Family-Friendly Christmas Service –A brass quartet and a family-friendly telling of the Christmas story with children’s participation.   

Sunday Dec 24th 9:00pm: Christmas Eve Candle Light Service — Our traditional Christmas Eve service with the Waverly Choir, the Christmas story, and silent night by dandle light.  Note earlier time this year.

Sunday January 7th 11:00: Epiphany — Plan to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas this year, its not over until Epiphany when we celebrate the coming of the light and the magi’s visit.  After church we take down the tree and decorations TOGETHER! 

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