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Holy Apostles CHRISTMAS II, January 2, 2022 Service: Video

CHRISTMAS II  January 2, 2022

The Rev. Canon Arthur P. Powell, celebrant.

The Rev. Trisha Thorme, deacon


Hymns: 248, 128, 109,92, 119

Today’s Collect and Scriptures

COLLECT (Christmas II):
O God, who wonderfully created, and yet more wonderfully restored, the dignity of human nature: Grant that we may share the divine life of him who humbled himself to share our humanity, your Son Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

LESSON: Jeremiah 31:7-14
EPISTLE: Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a
GOSPEL: Matthew 2:13-15,19-23(NRSV) OR
GOSPEL: Luke 2:41-52(NRSV) OR
GOSPEL: Matthew 2:1-12(NRSV)


IMPORTANT UPDATE ON MASKS AND COMMUNION AT HOLY APOSTLES: At the direction of the bishop, the following changes will begin on Advent IV – December 19. Click here for details. IMPORTANT NOTICE: MASKS REQUIRED indoors at Holy Apostles. In response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s recommendations of July 27, 2021, due to the rising levels of infections of COVID-19, the RRR Task Force of the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey is recommending congregations return to requiring face masks that fully cover the nose and mouth for indoor activities for all worship attendees and outside group participants immediately, regardless of vaccination status, in counties where the infection rate is more than 5 per 100K. PLEASE READ: MASKS REQUIRED indoors at Holy Apostles EFFECTIVE JULY 31/AUGUST 1, 2021. Click here.

NOTE: Online Worship Services will continue to be available on our Facebook page and here on our website until further notice*.

    To comply with social distancing guidelines, we’ve planned for 4 services over each week:

  • 5 pm Saturdays
  • 8 am Sundays
  • 9:30 am Sundays (with music, *except- see below)
  • and 11:00 am Wednesdays (*except- see below)