This Week’s Announcements, June 24-30, 2018

If you are visiting or new  to the Advent, we hope that you will feel welcome and at home.  Please fill out a visitor’s/newcomer’s card so that we will have a record of your visit here and can keep in touch.

All persons baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit are invited to the Altar to receive the Body and Blood of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you wish to receive a blessing, come to the Altar and cross your arms over your chest.

Childcare is provided for infants and toddlers during both the 9 am and 11:15 am Masses. 

9:00 am—Infant nursery is located on the first floor in the room beyond the Parish Office.  The Toddler nursery is located downstairs in Moseley Hall.

11:15 am—Infants and Toddlers are cared for on the first floor in the room beyond the office.

If you have questions or special needs we want to hear them.  Contact Meg Nelson 856-217-0847 or

9:00 Coffee Hour. Betsy Ridge Madsen and Cassie & Jack Gurnon host the Coffee Hour this morning! Next week the hosts will be David Russo & Matt McNeff and Ray Porter. New coffee hour hosts are always needed; please contact Barbara Boles by email or telephone (617-501-7572) if you’re interested or have questions about what is entailed. 

11:15 Coffee Hour.  Janell & Michael Saur and John Ross Campbell host the Coffee Hour today. Next week the host will be Steven Sayers. We are always in need of more volunteers to do the coffee hour.  To view the schedule of available dates and select a date to co-host, please go to  If you have any questions, please contact Frederick Ou (, Roxy Hanson ( or Kyle Pilares (  


The Wednesday morning Bible study group is currently reading the Epistles to the Galatians and the Ephesians. That’s at 10 a.m. in the Library.


Calling July B-SAFE Lunch Volunteers! The Advent is again serving lunches at the Summer youth B-SAFE program at the Epiphany School. Volunteers are needed to help serve lunches in July, on Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To volunteer, please contact Pastoral Assistant Eric Fialho at or at 978-998-2626.

On Sunday, July 15, we will be pleased to welcome the Choir of Sidney Sussex College, from the University of Cambridge in England. Under the direction of conductor-scholar David Skinner, the Choir is a major focus of college life, and during term time the Choir has a regular commitment in the Chapel to Choral Evensong on Fridays and Sundays and Latin Choral Vespers on Wednesdays.


The flowers that adorn the Church are funded entirely by donations from members and friends of the Parish.  There are openings for  flower memorials or thanksgivings for the High Altar on Sundays, July 1 and July 15.  If you are interested, please call Blenda Jeffry at 978-443-3519 (

Discount Vouchers for the Boston Common Garage are available for $9.00 each from Deacon Daphne or Nola Sheffer.  You can find them between the 9:00 and 11:15 Masses at the Coffee Hour or Entr’acte.  The vouchers can be used after 4:00 pm weekdays, and all day Saturday and Sunday.  Questions?  email:

June 25-July 1, 2018

Monday, June 25

Tuesday, June 26
5:30 pm: Community Supper

Wednesday, June 27
10:00 am: Bible Study
6:00 pm: Healing Mass
7:00 pm: Bellringing

Thursday, May 28
Irenaeus of Lyon

Friday, June 29
Saints Peter & Paul

Saturday, June 30
10:00 am: Flower Guild

Sunday, July 1
The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Healing Services after all Masses
7:30 am: Morning Prayer
8:00 am: Low Mass
9:00 am: Sung Mass
11:15 am: Solemn Mass