St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Offers Advent Events

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

For the 66th Advent season, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, will present to the extended community weekly concerts featuring area musicians. Offered free of charge on Wednesdays at 12:05 p.m., the 2013 Advent Concert Series artists are:

Wednesday, Dec. 4 ~ Chattanooga Girls Choir 

Wednesday, Dec. 11 ~ Bryony Stroud-Watson, Violin and David Dunn, Clarinet 

Wednesday, Dec. 18 ~ CSO Woodwind Quintet

Each performance is approximately 30 minutes in length.

Holy Eucharist is offered at the close of each performance and concludes by 1:00 p.m. Free will offerings will be taken. Lunches of hearty soups, bread and dessert until 1:15 p.m. each Wednesday  Cost: $6.

Please use street parking or our rear lot. Cars marked in side lots between the church and the Gold Building will be towed. Those spaces are leased on weekdays.
Sunday, Dec. 8 ~ 4:00 p.m.:

Advent Lessons and Carols with St. Paul’s Senior Choir, Saint Andrew Children’s Choir, and the Adult Handbell Choir will present a traditional Advent Lessons and Carols Service.

Reception to follow.


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