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Worship Services
We believe that worship is an important part of Christian life that helps us deepen our relationship with God. Please join us for any of our weekly services, or contact Kathryn Adkins, Membership Coordinator, for more information about any of our programs. If you'd like to learn more about the Episcopal Church, please click here.

Sunday 8 AM: Holy Eucharist, Rite I

This is a contemplative service that includes a traditional sermon, communion, and time for prayer and reflection. Held in the St. Clare Chapel (accessed through the main church entrance), this service is ideal for those who like to get an early start to their Sunday.

Sunday 9 AM: Family Service with Holy Eucharist

This is a family-friendly service with a blend of updated music, a children’s message, Rite II liturgy, and full communion. Held in the sanctuary, you’ll see youth ages 3 and older participating in parts of the service. Everyone is welcome, from newborns to centenarians. You don’t need to have children to enjoy this service! After the children’s message, students pre-k through middle school are invited to join Father Wismer and Hollie Buza in the Robert Gay Foyer for a group Sunday School lesson and project. High school youth are invited to join and help the younger students during this time. All children will return to the service during the announcements! After the service, please join us for breakfast bites and fellowship in the Wheatcroft Parish Hall, followed by Sunday School activities for all ages.

Sunday 11 AM: Holy Eucharist with Organ and Choir

This is a beautiful service with traditional liturgy and hymns, communion, sermon, full choir, and professional musical accompaniment which is appropriate for adults and families. After the service, please join us for breakfast bites and fellowship in the Wheatcroft Parish Hall.

Childcare

Childcare and play time in the church nursery is available from 8:45 am to 12:15 pm to allow parents time for church and adult Sunday School.

Sunday 5 PM: Holy Eucharist, Rite I

This is a reflective service in the St. Clare Chapel that includes an adult message and communion which is appopriate for adults and teenage children. Casual dress is welcome. 

Wednesday 6 PM: Holy Eucharist, Rite II

This contemplative service with Communion, held weekly from September through May, follows the Rite II liturgy. After worship, please join us for dinner and a program in the Wheatcroft Parish Hall. 

Sermon Audio

If you are unable to attend church, or if you would like to hear the weekly message again, each Sunday’s sermon is available for download by clicking here.

Holy Days & Special Worship Opportunities

We offer additional worship services during special periods of the year including Advent through Christmas, Lent through Easter, and on Ascension Day (the Thursday before Pentecost). We also hold a unique Blessing of the Animals service in October and a back-to-school Blessing of the Backpacks in August. Please check the church calendar for specific times and locations during these seasons.  

Weddings & Baptisms

To learn more about these very special services, please see our Weddings page and our Baptisms page.  

 

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