On January 5th, we will begin singing a liturgy which is new to our congregation. It is “Now the Feast and Celebration” by Marty Haugen. There are 2 - 3 songs in this liturgy which we have sung from the ELW hymnal in the past, so some of it will be familiar to folks who have been here for a few years. We will sing this during January and February, until just before Ash Wednesday.
Our St. Stephen Singers and Assisting Ministers will rehearse this music on Thursday, January 2 at 7:00pm. Anyone is welcome to come and rehearse it with us.
The liturgy will be featured on our church website’s Media page for those with internet access who would like to get familiar with it. I can also provide CDs for those who don’t use the internet.
“Now the Feast and Celebration” is in a lightweight white songbook, which will be passed out on Sunday mornings with the bulletins, and then collected at the end.
The Worship Team hopes you will find it to be a joyful and lovely liturgy.