Please join us for our Service of Holy Eucharist on the Second Sunday in Advent, December 5 at 10:00 am. Our readings are Baruch 5:1-9, Philippians 1:3-11, and Luke 3:1-6. The Rev. Chris Easthill will be preaching and presiding. The bulletin is here. Today we are collecting the Christmas Boxes for Romania!
Please note that from Sunday – based on the new regulations and recommendations in Hessen – documentary proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative antigen test (3G rule) will be required to attend all church services. Documentary proof can be the electronic (QR code in one of the Covid Apps) or paper (vaccination certificate or booklet), through electronic proof is preferred. A self-test is not adequate. Please have these ready on arrival to avoid delays. Thank you!
You can join our worship services either in church, or live online via YouTube live. All you have to do is follow this link. The Livestream will start at 9.45 am.
If you are coming to the service, please download the bulletin to your phone or tablet, if you can, as we are printing fewer paper bulletins to avoid wastage. Please also remember to bring and use a medical mask (OP or FFP2), which now have to be worn throughout the service.
If you want to include prayers for yourself or another during the Prayers of the People at any of our services, please send me an email
CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS
TUESDAY 7.00 pm. “Mere Christianity” Discussion Group (Zoom).
WEDNESDAY 11.00 am. Word & Worship (Zoom).
5.45 pm. “12 Minuten mit Gott” (Marktkirche)
FRIDAY 8.30 pm. A Service of Compline (Zoom).
SATURDAY 7.00 pm. Mainzer Medizinerorchester.
SUNDAY 10.00 am. Advent III Holy Eucharist and Sunday School.
5.00 pm. Nine Lessons and Carols.
6.00 pm. Old Catholic Worship in Mainz.
There will be no flower dedications during Advent, instead a special collection is made for the Christmas Flowers. You are invited to make a donation, however small, towards the cost. There are special Christmas Donation envelopes (on the notice board at the back of the church). Please fill in your name and place in the collection plate.
We invite all members of the congregation to support the mission and ministry of St. Augustine’s. To pledge, you can use fill in a form (available from the ushers) or just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org giving us the amount (and frequency i.e. weekly, monthly, annually) of your pledge.
Upcoming Concerts and Events:
- December 11 7.00 pm: Mainzer Medizinerorchester Advent Concert**
- December 12 5.00 pm: Nine Lessons and Carols*
- December 24 Christmas Eve:
- 4.00 pm. Family Worship and “Paper bag” Pageant*
- 11.00 pm. Candlelight Choral Eucharist*
- December 25 Christmas Day*
- 11.00 am. Holy Eucharist in Wiesbaden*
- 3.00 pm. Holy Eucharist in Mainz*
- December 26 10.00 am Christmas I Eucharist and Baptism*
*3G rules apply: proof of vaccination, recovery or negative test required
**2G rules apply: proof of vaccination or recovery only