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December 3: ADVENT is the start of the Church Calendar Year for most churches. It always begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day and ends on Christmas Eve. The focus of the entire season is preparation to celebrate the birth of Jesus, (His First Advent) and the anticipation of His return (His Second Advent) at the Parousia, i.e. the end of all things. We also keep in mind that Christ comes to us even now in our prayers, worship, sacraments and outreach. “O COME, O COME EMMANUEL”
December 17: Festival of Lessons and Carols; by the Canterbury Concert Series The Canterbury Singers with Ross Jallo on the organ.
December 24: Advent IV and Christmas Eve on the same day
December 25: Christmas Day
January 6: Madrigal Dinner, catered in undercroft with Dr. Ron Weber and choristers; public invited, Tickets $50;
January 13: Vestry Meeting - time for our Vestry to meet.
January 17: Sarah Nelson on their Cruise on the River of Europe. Slide Show and more info coming soon.
February 15: Gathering, Speaker, Kelly Flanagan. During our February gathering, author, speaker, and clinical psychologist Kelly Flanagan will draw our attention to what he calls the most important moment in our spiritual life. It's a moment that repeats itself daily, sometimes hourly, though we are often totally unaware of it. You'll walk away from the evening able to identify the moment, understand what is happening within it, and equipped to engage it, so you can increasingly live in your spacious Soul rather than your smaller self.
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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
221 W. 3rd Street, Dixon, IL 61021
The ramp is on the 3rd Street entrance by the alley.
Also, there is a undercroft door on the ground level toward the left of the Peoria entrance. It is a brick pathway that leads to the undercroft door. Once inside there will be people to direct you to the lift.
St. Luke's Traditional Worship Begins at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday morning. Please join us in person for the service streamed live on the Facebook page,
St. Luke's Church - Dixon,IL
The Very Rev.Thomas Rosa
Deacon Mary Ann Rhoades
St. Luke’s is a faith community which maintains a fairly high church liturgical tradition and embraces the theological progressive views of the Episcopal Church. Music is an integral part of our worship experience as most services include sung masses, hymns, and choral anthems.
MUSIC DURING HOLY COMMUNION
We continue with superb organ literature as preludes, postludes and meditations throughout the Eucharist. The Organ has recently been tuned and further upgraded in the last few weeks. The brilliant Festival Trumpette en chamade over the Nave doorway has added thrilling sounds in particular at pivotal moments during our worship. We are blessed to have such a versatile instrument.
Please continue to pray for: The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.
Please join us Coffee Hour right after mass, in the Undercroft (downstairs)
Fellowship, snacks and coffee!
Please consider signing up to be the "giver" of coffee hour. Count on about 25 people. Coffee will be prepared. Bring something light for a snack. Fruit, muffins, cheese, anything light. It need not be a banquet. The important part is fellowship, and food is always welcome.