"I Believe" advent & Christmas Celebration

“Raise your voice... raise it; don’t be afraid!” - Isaiah 40:9 The history of humanity is fraught with pain–especially the pain that comes accompanied by fear and leads to oppression and violence of one people against another. This is the world into which Jesus was born and through which his teachings would challenge and call for transformation. The opening words of an anonymous Jewish poet, “I believe in the sun, even when the sun is not shining,” were scrawled on a wall during the Holocaust. This theme song for our season calls us to examine our penchant for annihilating fear by annihilating each other. The power of narrative and music will call us to a different response– transformation and reconciliation through hope, love, joy, and peace. This Advent and Christmas, let us fill the night with music and light and affirm and act on the reasons why we can still “believe, even when” we are discouraged.

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Our historic sanctuary as seen from Ascan Ave
Our historic sanctuary as seen from Ascan Ave
passing the peace of Christ
passing the peace of Christ
Food Pantry
Food Pantry

Replenish the Queens Food Pantry

Coffee & Fellowship
Coffee & Fellowship

Every service is followed by a fellowship coffee time to catch up with new and old friends. If you are new to the service, make sure to ask an usher to direct you to the lounge.

traditional choir being led by Sunny Knable
traditional choir being led by Sunny Knable
Childcare provided
Childcare provided

Bring your child to the parish house basement for childcare during services.

Lively jazz combo accompanies our 9:00am Contemporary service
Lively jazz combo accompanies our 9:00am Contemporary service
we sponsor Queen's largest & oldest Boy Scout troup 96
we sponsor Queen's largest & oldest Boy Scout troup 96
Our nursery and kindergarten is highly respected
Our nursery and kindergarten is highly respected

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weekly bible study after church
weekly bible study after church
Our congregation loves singing
Our congregation loves singing

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