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Draudzes Ziņas
2019.  g.  decembris - 2020 janvāris

1.  decembris 1. Adventa dievkalpojums plkst. 11:00

Angļu valodā ar Sv. Vakarēdienu
8. decembris
2. Adventa dievkalpojums plkst. 11:00

Filadelfijas latviešu koncertkora Ziemsvētku koncerts - plkst 5’os   Sv. Jāņa draudzes baznīcā
12. decembrī Piparkūku cepšana – sāksies plkst. 9:30 draudzes namā
15. decembris 3. Adventa - svētbrīdis skolas izkārtojumā plkst. 11:00

seko skolas eglīte

3. Adventa dievkalpojums Vilmingtonā plkst. 3’os pp

Good Shepherd baznīcā, 1530 Foulk Road, Rt 261, Wilmington
22. decembris 4. Adventa – korāļu dievkalpojums  plkst 11:00

Dievnama dekorēšana pēc dievkalpojuma
24. decembris Kristus piedzimšanas svētki
Ziemsvētku vakara Dievkalpojums 
plkst. 6:30 vakarā
29. decembris Dievkalpojums nebūs
5. janvāris Dievkalpojums – Zvaigznes diena
draudzes kungu rīkotas pusdienas
plkst 11:00
12. janvāris Dievkalpojums plkst 11:00
19. janvāris Dievkalpojums ar Sv. Vakarēdienu plkst 11:00
26. janvāris Dievkalpojums ar Sv. Vakarēdienu
Prāv. Gunārs Lazdiņš – viesu mācītājs
plkst 11:00
2. februāris Angļu valodas dievkalpojums
ar Sv. Vakarēdienu
plkst 11:00
9. februāris Dievkalpojums
seko Draudzīgais Aicinājums
plkst 11:00

 
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                    Worship Services and Special Events
                            December 2019 & January 2020
       All Services Begin at 11 O'clock Unless Noted Otherwise

1 Dec  * First Advent English Service with Holy Communion
8 Dec  * Second Advent Latvian Service at 11 A.M.
     Christmas Choral Concert at our Church at 5 P.M.
 15 Dec  * Brief Third Advent Service at our Church at 11 A.M.
     followed by the Latvian School’s Christmas Celebration
                       and
 * Third Advent Latvian Service in Wilmington, DE at 3 P.M.
     Church of the Good Shepherd, 1530 Foulk Road (Route 261)
22 Dec  * Fourth Advent Latvian Service (with emphasis on chorals) after which, all are invited to help decorate our Church for  the Christmas service
24 Dec CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE at 6:30 P.M.
29 Dec NO SERVICE
5 Jan *    Latvian Service
*    Lunch prepared and served by the Congregation’s men
12 Jan *    Latvian Service with Holy Communion
19 Jan *    Latvian Service
26 Jan *    Latvian Service with Holy Communion with guest pastor Gunars Lazdins
2 Feb *   English  Service with Holy Communion
9 Feb *   Latvian Service followed by the annual commemoration
       of “Draudzīgais aicinājums”

 

Latvian School Calendar and Events:

Latvian School classes are in Latvian and in English.   

There are many special events to look forward to.   These include a skerslu gajiens (treasure hunt), celebrating Martini (an ancient tradition similar to Halloween), baking piparkukas (spice cookies) before Christmas, and using onion skins and spring flowers to color Easter eggs.    There is an annual ski trip to the Catskill Mountains.

Our schedule for Fall 2019/ Spring 2020 will be finalized late August.    School is held on some Saturday and some Sundays.    If you can not make a regular commitment to Latvian School but still want to connect with the Latvian community, we welcome you to our special events.   Feel free to contact Silvija at LatvianSchool@LatvianLuthChurchPhila.org if you have any questions or if you would like to join us!