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Christmass Eve
  8:30 AM  Holy Communion with sermon
10:30 AM  Holy Communion & Children's Pageant
  7:00 PM  Candlelight Communion & lessons & carols
11:00 PM  Candlelight Contemplative Mass
Christmass Day
11:00 AM  The Christ Mass with sermon

Posted on December 22nd, 2017


Wednesday mornings 10 A.M. - Fellowship, coffee, tea & games!

Posted on December 17th, 2016

Celebrate Jesus' Birth #

December 21  
  7:00 P.M. Eucharist at Night's Fall

December 24
  5:30 P.M.  Children’s Pageant  
  8:00 P.M. Candlelight Eucharist Rite II

11:00 P.M. Candlelight Contemplative Eucharist Rite III

December 25
10:30 A.M. The Christ Mass Rite I with Sermon

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Vision Sunday! #

April 28 is Vision Sunday at HC.  We will worship in one service at 9:30, enjoy brunch together, then engage our visioning process with coach Reb Scarborough.

It will be a GREAT morning!  Come to worship....stay to dream!

Posted on April 10th, 2013

Praise God with Music! #

Sunday April 7 is "Music Sunday" at HC's 10:30 service!  Our acclaimed organist, Yuri McCoy, will present a brief recital in lieu of a homily.  It will be a glorious morning of musical praise!  Join us!

Posted on April 02nd, 2013

Alleluia! Christ is Risen! #

Celebrate Easter Sunday at Holy Comforter!   Breakfast at 9:30, Worship at 10:30!  After worship, children will enjoy hunting for Easter eggs on HC's beautiful grounds.   The Lord is Risen, indeed.  Alleluia!

Posted on March 30th, 2013

Good Friday #

Holy Comforter observes Good Friday on March 29 at Noon (Stations of the Cross) and at 7 p.m.  (Solemn Service).   Join Jesus in his way of suffering, that we might glimpse the magnitude of God's love for humanity. 

Posted on March 29th, 2013

Maundy Thursday, March 28 #

Observe Jesus' last supper with a Middle Eastern meal, followed by spiritual reflection, Holy Eucharist, and prayer at HC's Parish House, 234 S. Arcola, at    6 p.m.

Posted on March 27th, 2013

Holy Week at Holy Comforter #

Please join us as we journey together through the week of Christ's Passion.  Sunday, March 24 is Palm Sunday, with Liturgy of the Palms at 8:30 & 10:30. Maundy Thursday (3/28) begins with a Middle Eastern supper at the Parish House at 6 pm, followed by Holy Eucharist and stripping of the altar in the Nave.  Good Friday (3/29) services include Stations of the Cross at Noon and a Solemn Service at 7 p.m. 

Posted on March 12th, 2013

Two Ways to Break Bread at HC this Lent! #

Experience Lent at Holy Comforter!  Each Friday, from 5-7, enjoy the best fish dinners around at the HC parish hall (or drive thru).  $8/plate...a delicious bargain.Each Sunday, from 5-7, experience Sacred Suppers at HC's parish house. Its a simple meal in the context of evening prayer...a holy evening.

Posted on February 14th, 2013

Ash Wednesday Services, Noon & 7 p.m. #

We welcome the season of Lent by remembering that we are made from dust, and to dust we shall return.  And yet....we are God's beloved.  Its the Ash Wednesday tension.   So, beloved, made from dust, please join us for an Ash Wednesday service of Ashes & Eucharist.

Posted on February 11th, 2013

Pancakes, Yum! #

Boy Scout Troop 531 plans to  cook up some delicious pancakes for Shrove

Tuesday, February 12

Join us from 5:30 - 6:30 for supper and celebration in HC's parish hall!  Supper donations go to the Boy Scouts' Camp Scholarship Fund.

Posted on February 05th, 2013

Parish Workshop, Saturday February 2 #

Why are we here?  What is the purpose of Holy Comforter Parish?

 Facilitator Donna Gerold will guide us through a morning of discernment to answer these questions!  We need your voice, so join us this Saturday: 8:30 for coffee; workshop begins at 9 sharp!

Posted on January 29th, 2013

Annual Parish Meeting #

Sunday, Jan. 27 at 9:30 a.m.  Join us as we celebrate 2012 and look ahead to 2013!

Posted on January 22nd, 2013

Core Values Workshop, Saturday, January 19! #

Who are we as a parish?  What is really important to us, i.e., what are our Core Values?  We've been listening to God through an intentional discernment process.  Join us at the workshop as we listen to one another share what God has been speaking to our hearts.  Coffee at 8:30; workshop begins at 9 and concludes by noon.  Every parishioner's voice is needed.  See you there!

Posted on January 09th, 2013

Epiphany! Sunday, January 6 #

"Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you!"  Isaiah 60:1

Posted on January 05th, 2013

Lessons & Carols! #

Join us for a service of Lessons and Carols, followed by Holy Eucharist. Sunday, December 30 at 10:30 a.m. (One service only this Sunday)

Posted on December 24th, 2012

Christ is Born! #

We celebrate the birth of Jesus with 2 services on Christmas Eve!

4:30 p.m. is the Family Service with children's pageant & Holy Eucharist.   
10:30 p.m. is the Candlelight Service with Holy Eucharist.  
On Christmas morning at 10:30, we'll enjoy a quiet and informal worship with Holy Eucharist. Joy to the World!

Posted on December 12th, 2012

Welcome Advent! #

The four weeks before Christmas are the Season of Advent, a season of preparation for the coming Christ. Join us as we mark the days before his birth and prepare our hearts to receive the promised child!  

Posted on November 28th, 2012

A Blessed Thanksgiving Holiday #

May you, wherever and however you spend your Thanksgiving holiday,experience with gratitude the love and grace of God!  Abundant Thanksgiving blessings to you from Holy Comforter!

Posted on November 17th, 2012

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