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Upcoming events and notable dates


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Weekly calendar (does not include special events listed above)

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
  • 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Fellowship in Memorial Hall
  • 9:30 a.m. Christian Education (Children's and Adult); also Choir practice in the Sanctuary
  • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
    (10:00 a.m. beginning June 3, through the end of August);

    Nursery Care is available (ages 0-5) every Sunday from 9:30 on, so that adults of all ages may attend Adult Sunday School.
Office closed
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
8-9 p.m. AA (Dining Room)
The Rev. Shelby Owen & Secretary in Office
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
5:15 p.m. Lectio Divina
The Rev. Shelby Owen & Secretary in Office
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
Office closed
Musikgarten
(Memorial Hall; various times)
Secretary in Office
Office closed
10-11 a.m. Al-Anon (Smith Room)
8-9 p.m. AA (Dining Room)

Liturgical calendar, 2017-2018

Season . Sunday sequence
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th
Advent . Dec
3
Dec
10
Dec
17
Dec
24
"Sundays of Advent"
Christmas (Dec
25)
Dec
31
"Sunday(s) after Christmas"
Epiphany (Jan
6)
Jan
7
Jan
14
Jan
21
Jan
28
Feb
4
Feb
11
"Sundays after the Epiphany"
Lent
(begins Ash Wed.)
(Feb
14)
Feb
18
Feb
25
Mar
4
Mar
11
Apr
18
Apr
25
"Sundays in Lent" (ending with Palm Sunday)
Easter . Apr
1
Apr
8
Apr
15
Apr
22
Apr
29
May
6
May
13
"Sundays of Easter"
Pentecost May
20
May
27
Jun
3
Jun
10
Jun
17
Jun
24
Jul
1
Jul
8
Jul
15
Jul
22
Jul
29
Aug
5
Aug
12
Aug
19
Aug
26
Sep
2
Sep
9
Sep
16
Sep
23
Sep
30
Oct
7
Oct
14
Oct
21
Oct
28
Nov
4
Nov
11
Nov
18
Nov
25
Pentecost Sunday "Sundays after Pentecost"
Season . 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th

For further explanation, see lectionarypage.net.


The Church seasons

Season How it is determined Earliest possible Sunday Latest possible Sunday
Advent The beginning of the church year, four Sundays prior to Christmas Day Nov. 27 Dec. 24
Christmas December 25 through January 5 (The Twelve Days of Christmas!) Dec. 25 Jan. 5
Epiphany January 6 (The arrival of the Three Kings through Shrove Tuesday, a.k.a. Mardi Gras.) Jan. 6 Mar. 7
Lent The forty days (excluding Sundays) from Ash Wednesday through the Great Vigil, just before Easter. Feb. 8 Apr. 18
(Holy Week) The last seven days of Lent, from Palm Sunday to the Great Vigil on Saturday. Mar. 15 Apr. 18
Easter Easter Sunday, the Day of Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and the 48 days thereafter. Mar. 22 June 6
Pentecost (Trinity) From the Day of Pentecost * , the seventh Sunday after Easter (formerly called "Whitsunday"), when the Holy Spirit came upon the Apostles, and for at least 22 but not more than 27 Sundays thereafter May 10 Nov. 26

The Church calendar is based upon Easter Sunday, which is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal (spring) equinox. The "movable feasts" are: Easter, Septuagesima Sunday, Ash Wednesday, Ascension Day, Pentecost, and Advent Sunday.

* For the Day of Pentecost itself, the ecclesiastical color is RED.


Partial table of Movable Feasts

Year Ash Wednesday
( Earliest: Feb. 4 --
Latest: Apr. 14 )
Easter
( Earliest: Mar. 22 --
Latest: Apr. 25 )
Pentecost
( Earliest: May 10 --
Latest: June 13 )
Advent Sunday
( Earliest: Nov. 27 --
Latest: Dec. 3 )
2009 Feb. 25 Apr. 12 May 31 Nov. 29
2010 Feb. 17 Apr. 4 May 23 Nov. 28
2011 Mar. 9 Apr. 24 June 12 Nov. 27
2012 Feb. 22 * Apr. 8 May 27 Dec. 2
2013 Feb. 13 Mar. 31 May 19 Dec. 1
2014 Mar. 5 Apr. 20 June 8 Nov. 30
2015 Feb. 18 Apr. 5 May 24 Nov. 29
2016 Feb. 10 * Mar. 27 May 15 Nov. 27
2017 Mar. 1 Apr. 16 June 4 Dec. 3
2018 Feb. 14 Apr. 1 May 20 Dec. 2
2019 Mar. 6 Apr. 21 June 9 Dec. 1
2020 Feb. 26 * Apr. 12 May 31 Nov. 29
2021 Feb. 17 Apr. 4 May 23 Nov. 28
2022 Mar. 2 Apr. 17 June 5 Nov. 27
2023 Feb. 22 Apr. 9 May 28 Dec. 3
2024 Feb. 14 * Mar. 31 May 19 Dec. 1

* = adjusted for leap year: one day later if in February.

BACKGROUND COLORS: WHITE (#fff), GREEN (#6c6), PURPLE (#969), RED (#f33)


SOURCES:

The Book of Common Prayer (1979), (New York: Church Publishing Incorporated, 2007)

The Episcopal Handbook (New York: Morehouse Publishing, 2008)

For a list of Scripture readings used by the Episcopal Church for each Sunday service, see lectionarypage.net.