Communiqué from the Primates of the Anglican Communion

As Father Mike discussed in last week’s homily, here are the links to the Communiqué from the Primates of the Anglican Communion and responses from Bishop Cate Waynick and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.

(Click each link below.)

Christmas 2015

Children's gospel 2015
Holy Family enjoyed plenty of family time this year. Click each link to view photos from our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services.

Greening the Church 2015

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On Sunday, December 20th, Ho;y Family congregation members gathered for our annual Greening of the Church event. Members of all ages decked the halls in preparation for Christmas services.
Font Creche
Holy Family was treated to festive holiday music while they worked provided by the Hamilton Southeastern High School saxophone quartet. Following the decorating, our Brotherhood of St. Andrew chapter hosted dinner for everyone who attended as a thank you for their hard work.
Christmas Service Times
View time-lapsed footage (with music) of our greening event here:
Greening of the Church

Watch our sanctuary transform into Christmas mode in our video recap of the annual Greening of the Church! Want to to see it up close? Join us 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Christmas Eve, and 10 a.m. Christmas Day!

Posted by Holy Family Episcopal Church on Sunday, December 20, 2015

Candy Cane Evangelism

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In our final intergenerational Advent Sunday school gathering this year, Deacon Cathy Scott engaged children and adults in a discussion about evangelism.
BookSunday school mentor Heather Tannas read The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg which explains the Christian symbolism of the traditional holiday candy.
Legend of the Candy Cane
Following the story, participants created welcome bundles for family and friends that include a packet of hot cocoa, a candy cane, and a postcard with Christmas service times. The bundles were distributed to families during the 10 AM service to invite others to spend Christmas with our Holy Family.

Gratitude Lunch

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On December 17th, Holy Family hosted a luncheon for all the construction workers who have made our City of God grow. More information about our City of God project can be found HERE.
Lunch 2