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Worship Times and Directions

Advent and Christmas Schedule


Dec. 1 (Wed)             A Festival of Lessons and Carols at 6 pm.

Join us for this very special service filled with the scriptural lessons and wonderful music of the season.                           

Dec. 5 (Sun)             A Morning with St. Nicholas at the 10:30 am service.

Join us for this special Sunday to celebrate St. Nicholas Day.  There will be activities and surprises for the children. 

Dec. 12 (Sun)           Children’s Pajama Party at the 10:30 am service.

Wear your favorite pajamas to church and bring a new set of pajamas or a stuffed animal or a bedtime storybook to be presented at church at the 10:30 am service for those who need them.

 Dec. 15 (Wed)         Caroling in the Cove!

Join us for our Casual Eucharist at 5:30 pm followed by supper. Then we will go caroling in our neighborhood of the Cove.

  Dec. 24 (Fri)             Christmas Eve Services

4:30 pm          Christmas Eve Service with the Children’s Christmas Pageant

                                     10:30 pm         Christmas Eve Service

Dec. 26 (Sun)          Sunday Services

                                    8:00 am          Holy Eucharist Rite One

                                    10:30 am        Holy Eucharist Rite Two

Advent Outreach Opportunities

  1. Angel Tree: Check out the Angel Tree in the foyer. Pick an ornament and sign the sheet. Return all gifts by Dec. 12th. All names are residents of St. Andrews Bay Nursing Home.
  2. Family Services Family: Make your check out to Holy Nativity and note on your check, “Advent Outreach Family”. You can also go to our website and give online. Pick the “other” tab and note what it is for.
  3. Operation Christmas Child: This year you can build your shoebox online! Go to
  4. Youth “Love Thy Neighbor” Collection: Last Day to bring supplies for Anchorage Children’s Home SOAR program is Dec. 19th. Look for a list in the back of the church or in your What’s Happening emails. Place your items in the box in the foyer.


Online Offerings!

If you are still not ready to return to “in person” church, you can view these classes and services online.
Sunday 9:15 am Adult Sunday School
Sunday 10:30 am Holy Eucharist  Make sure you download or print your bulletin for the Sunday, 10:30 am service.
Wednesday Night 5:30 pm Eucharist (September through Mid-May)
Click on the E-Church tab above and then click on the “Watch our Facebook live services” tab. 


Services on Facebook

Since the beginning of the pandemic 2020, we have been live-streaming our 10:30 am Holy Eucharist service on Facebook. All services are saved on our Facebook page, Holy Nativity Episcopal Church. We will continue to follow this tradition even after the pandemic has...

Church Emails

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Church Online Donations

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Maintenance Requests

If you see something that needs repairing at the church, please send an email to If you can please send a photo or a video along with the description of the problem.

Facebook Photos!

For more photos of all our special days and events, go to our Facebook page, "Holy Nativity Episcopal Church" and "Like" us!!

Be A Backpack Buddy!

Every Friday during the school year, a student will receive a backpack loaded with two breakfast items, two lunches, and two dinners. Also included will be four snacks and six juice drinks. The cost is $7 per week, and we will feed 98 students each week. The cost to...

525600 Minutes!

On October 10, 2019 we remembered and celebrated one year after Hurricane Michael.

Our service ended with this wonderful song of love!