Holiday Events

Holiday Concert
Choirs from St. Paul’s School & St. Paul’s School for Girls
Friday, December 2nd, 7:30 p.m.
All are invited to hear the excellent upper school choirs from these schools. Our own John Smedstad serves as Choir Director for both groups. Organ, brass, strings, harp and piano accompany the students in this special Holiday event at Old St. Paul’s.
 
Christmas Concert with the Choir from Old St. Paul’s Church
Sunday, December 18th, 7:00 p.m.
This concert will feature our talented OSP church choir (and Katie El-Diwany, organist) singing Advent and Christmas repertoire from throughout music history.  During the concert, the congregation will also be able to participate in singing some of our most beloved and well-known carols.
 
Christmas Eve Early Service & Pageant
December 24, 5:00 pm
Brass and Choir will add to the joy of this Celebration of Holy Eucharist and Christmas Pageant. All your favorite Christmas hymns will be sung in this service for all ages. Arrive early for a prelude by the brass ensemble. Children who are dressing up for this “no rehearsal pageant” are invited to arrive at 4:15 p.m. to enjoy cookies in the undercroft, and to get ready for the pageant at 5 p.m. Face painters will be available as well.
 
Christmas Eve Late Service
December 24, 9:30 pm
Come early for a brass prelude. The service opens with the choir singing “Once in Royal David’s City” followed by our opening hymn “O Come all ye faithful” with Brass and Choir. The great Christmas hymns are interspersed throughout a festive celebration of the Holy Eucharist.
 
Christmas Day: Sunday Worship
On Sunday, December 25th, we will host one combined worship service at 10:30 a.m. There will be no education programs, choir, or Children’s Worship on this day. Instead we will gather to celebrate the birth of Jesus, and to share the Holy Eucharist with friends from church. 
 
New Year’s Day: Sunday Worship
On January 1st, we will have worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., although we will not have any education programs, choir, or Children’s Worship.