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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Sunday Worship Service

Dear St. Andrew's Community and Friends:

This Sunday, November 29 is the First Sunday of Advent, a period of celebration and watchfulness in our church calendar. During this period of communal discernment and personal introspection, we celebrate Christ’s coming, and await him again with expectant hope.

Erin McKibben opens the service with a meditative flute solo titled, “Sarabande." As you listen, open yourself to a quiet space within, so that you may open to God’s presence there.  The Padden-Rubin family joins us in our Sanctuary to light the first Advent candle. 

Instead of a sermon, our three Parish Associates, the Reverends Judith Muller, Janet Ewart, and Suzanne Malloy, will lead us in the reading of three lectionary scriptures, each accompanied by an Advent hymn. Many of you will recognize Konrad Kono, returning during this time to provide his familiar touch on the piano. 

These hymns are brand new recordings. So if you wish to sing (or play!) along please access the Lyric and Sheet music link along with the link to the Worship Service.  Zoom links to the coffee hour and adult education also follow.

Rev. Jennifer Fraser will lead our service next Sunday, December 6. 

Welcome, Jen!

Click Here to Worship  -->  November 29 Worship Service

Click Here for Lyrics --> Lyrics & Sheet Music

Zoom Coffee Hour

!! New Zoom Link !!

St. Andrew’s is inviting you to a Zoom Coffee Hour…

November 29, 10:30am

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8528...

Meeting ID: 852 8195 9585
Passcode: 217540

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Adult Education...

Adult Education will start after Coffee Hour at approximately 11:00 this Sunday continuing with the Faith and Reason Series, “The Future of Christianity.”

Experience renowned theologians Marcus Borg, John Dominic Crossan, and Joan Chittister together live on stage exploring topics of faith and life with honesty, integrity, and expertise. We can look forward to serious and useful examination about whether Christianity has a future or not. This FAITHANDREASON seminar was held at Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, Houston, TX, October 18 & 19, 2013. 

Please join us this Sunday on Zoom for Marcus Borg's presentation” Progressive Christianity and the Christian Future." Subsequent lectures will be presented weekly.

Marcus Borg – Why I Am Still a Christian.
Marcus Borg – Progressive Christianity and the Christian Future

Marcus Borg – The Cross and the Christian Future
Joan Chittister, OSB – Why I Am Still a Catholic
Joan Chittister, OSB – Who Is God In An Evolutionary World?
Joan Chittister, OSB – American Women and the Women of the World
John Dominic Crossan – Why I Am Still a Christian
John Dominic Crossan – Covenant & Divine Violence
John Dominic Crossan – Jesus & Divine Violence
Topic: St. Andrew's Adult Education Class: The Future of Christianity?

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8528....

Meeting ID: 852 8195 9585
Passcode: 217540

One tap mobile
+16699009128,,85281959585#,,,,,,0#,,217540# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location:

+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

St Andrews Presbyterian Church

4575 Auhay Drive, Santa Barbara
CA 93110 United States

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