Watch the Service on YouTube:
Sundays @ 10am

Sunday, December 4

Opus 25 Organ

Opus 25 Inaugural Concert Series:
Jeremy David Tarrant, December 4 at 7pm

Our third concert in the Opus 25 Inaugural Concert Series features Organist Jeremy David Tarrant. Mr. Tarrant currently serves as Organist and Choirmaster at the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. Paul (Detroit), and on the Organ Faculty at University of Michigan. An active concert organist, Mr. Tarrant is represented by Seven Eight Artists, and will offer a varied program with works by Lübeck, Scarlatti, Bach, Brahms, Bennett, Schumann and Fleury. This event is free and open to the public - watch live on our YouTube channel.

Opus 25 Inaugural Concert Series [PDF, 1 page]

Compline

Join us for a sung service of Compline at 8:00 pm on Sunday, December 4. The next service of Compline will be Sunday, February 5 at 8:00 pm.

Community Center Christmas Gift Tags

Gift Tags for the Ann Arbor Community Center’s Adopt-A-Family Christmas are available in the Lobby. The ingathering of gifts and gift cards will be Sunday, December 11. You can also donate by check (payable to St Andrew’s with “Community Center Christmas” in the memo line) or online at standrewsaa.weshareonline.org/CommunityCenterChristmas by Thursday, December 8. Thank you for your generosity!

Upcoming Events

Parish Carol Sing

Sunday, December 11 from 3:30-5:00 pm in the Chapel. The Social Justice Ministry invites everyone to come and join in the singing and the fun! We'll be celebrating Advent and Christmas by singing songs and carols from diverse cultures. We'll sing together: call & response songs, Negro spirituals, folk songs and traditional songs, with drums, small percussion, guitar and piano. Everyone welcome, especially children and families. Join us for a fun, casual time together sharing precious heritage memories and learning new favorites.

Christmas Lessons and Carols

The 63rd Annual Christmas Lessons and Carols is Sunday, December 18 at 4:00 pm! The St. Andrew's Adult, Junior, and Cherub Choirs and the St. Dunstan Handbell Choir present this traditional Anglican service of nine lessons from Scripture alternating with sacred hymns, voluntaries and carols for the Christmas season.

Announcements

Worshiping Virtually?

The 10:00 am Holy Eucharist will be livestreamed on our YouTube channel and the bulletin is available in the Publications section of this site.

December Rota

The rota for December is available. If you are unable to serve as assigned, please contact the scheduler for your group.

Rota: December 2022

New Issue of The Network Now Available

Stay informed about life at St. Andrew's with the latest issue of our bi-monthly newsletter The Network! The December/January issue is available now. This issue of The Network has the latest from Fr. Wayne, Parish Announcements, Christmas service schedule, Annual Parish Meeting information, and much more!

Thursday Healing Service Returns

The Thursday Holy Eucharist and Healing Service will be celebrated on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm in the Chapel. The next service will be: December 8.

Church School Announcements

The 2022-23 Church School Year!

It's not too late to register for children and youth faith formation programs and family worship at https://bit.ly/22STACS.

A Nursery for infants through toddler age is available during the 10:00 am service, located on the second floor of the Parish Hall.

Join us at 9:45am! Children and youth in preschool through high school attend Church School from 9:45 am until they join their families during the Children’s Entrance Hymn.

Preschool Families: Please pick up your child in the Morning Glories Preschool class in time for the Children's Entrance Hymn. Our younger ones are not escorted into the sanctuary and need to be picked up by a parent, not a sibling.

Music Notes

Did you miss the Organ Dedication?

On October 2, 2022, St. Andrew's celebrated the blessing and dedication of our new Richards, Fowkes & Co. organ, Opus 25. Festivities included a blessing, a new choral anthem commissioned by St. Andrew's, and a dedicatory recital by Aaron Tan, international prize-winning organist. The Organ Dedication and Dedicatory Recital are available to view on our YouTube channel and the Dedication Booklet is available to view online, or you can pick up a copy in the lobby or Narthex of the church.

Watch the Dedication Service

Watch the Dedicatory Recital

View the Opus 25 Dedication Booklet [PDF, 20 pages]

Revised Common Lectionary (The RCL)

Sunday, December 4 - Advent 2

Isaiah 11:1-10   •   Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19   •   Romans 15:4-13   •   Matthew 3:1-12

Sunday, December 11 - Advent 3

Isaiah 35:1-10   •   Psalm 146:4-9   •   James 5:7-10   •   Matthew 11:2-11

Sunday, December 18 - Advent 4

Isaiah 7:10-16   •   Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18   •   Romans 1:1-7   •   Matthew 1:18-25

Sunday, December 25 - Christmas Day

Isaiah 62:6-12   •   Psalm 97   •   Titus 3:4-7   •   Luke 2:1-20

Looking ahead?

Please visit The Lectionary Page. St. Andrew's generally follows Track Two.

St. Andrew's Covid Response