Join us as we remember and celebrate Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ, throughout December.
Everyone is invited, singles, couples, and groups, to welcome Advent on Sunday, November 26. The workshop is from 2:00-3:30pm in McAdams Hall and all are invited make an Advent centrepiece, share some Advent traditions and prayers, and set some intentions for the season of preparation. Spiced tea and cookies provided.
Advent Service | Sunday, December 3, 7:00pm
Celebrate the hope of Advent with us as we usher in the season together! Join us for Christmas carol sing along, drama, and choral music presented by St. Paul Children’s and Youth Choirs. We will prepare our hearts to make room for Christ in the midst of the chaos of our daily lives.
Join us on Sunday, December 10 at 9:00 & 11:00am for a Traditional service of nine lessons and carols. Music is led by the St. Paul Chancel Choir with special performance from the Handbell Ensemble. Come and sing familiar carols accompanied by the organ as we begin the Advent season. Both services will be held in the Sanctuary.
Breakfast with Santa | Saturday, December 9, 9:00-11:00am
Yes, Santa is coming to town and you’re invited for Breakfast with Santa. Santa will be hanging out at St. Paul Church on Saturday, December 9. Start your morning with a free pancake breakfast, followed by games, and of course, a visit with Santa! Join the Christmas fun with your friends on Saturday, December 9 from 9:00-11:00am in the Common Cup.
In the season of Advent the labyrinth can be a metaphor for the journey we make in our hearts to prepare for the birth of Christ and honor the willingness of Mary and Joseph to be instruments of God’s gift of Love. Harry Pickens’ peaceful and inspirational music assists us in bringing our prayerful attention to this holy season. Come with openness to whatever God may have to give you for a labyrinth walk and concert on Sunday, December 10 at 7:00pm in the Gym. The labyrinth will be open early between 4:30-6:30pm.
You are welcome to bring friends. A freewill donation for KRM will be collected.
Christmas Eve Services | Sunday, December 24
Morning Service, 10:00am | Sanctuary
Paper Bag Service, 4:00pm | Gym
Be a part of the Christmas story with Paper Bag Christmas, a special Christmas eve service at St. Paul Church. Throughout this hour-long service, guests will gradually be invited to come up on stage to join others in singing Christmas songs and sharing the story of Jesus’ birth. Communion will be served.
Come celebrate Christmas Eve in a fun and interactive way at 4:00pm in the Gym.
Candlelight Services, 5:00pm & 10:30pm | Sanctuary
We rejoice in the Hope that God’s love brings into our dark world. Come celebrate the birth of our Lord with us in this sacred space. We will come together to experience joy and celebration, as well as quiet contemplation.
We will also enjoy preludes by Chancel Choir, string ensemble and organ in a beautiful 30-minute prelude at the start of the 5:00 and 10:30 service. The St. Paul Youth Choir is also featured during the 11:00pm service. Celebrate the birth of Christ with congregational singing, message from Rev. Darren Brandon, Senior Pastor, and communion by candlelight.
Childcare is provided for the 5:30 service only.
Christmas Mission | Heifer International
This holiday season, St. Paul will support Heifer International, an organization which provides agricultural resources for people around the world in order to help them rise out of poverty. At the Living Gift Market, you can take part in a unique gifting experience of purchasing animals (the living gifts) to help end hunger and poverty in the world. You don’t take any animals home, you buy them for people in need. You can purchase animals in a loved one’s name and St. Paul will provide you with a special Christmas card for you to give.
On Sunday, December 3, we’ll kick off our campaign to support Heifer with a breakfast and market in McAdams Hall. Enjoy a free breakfast while you shop in McAdams Hall from10:00-11:00am.