Forest Hill & 43rd Street
Richmond, VA 23225

To Know Christ and to Make Him Known


Sunday & Tuesday Worship

The second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 5: This Sunday’s Service
The First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 28: Last Sunday’s Service
+++ Previous Sermons and Music Messages +++
Tuesday Morning Prayer: 8:30 a.m.


Latest: 11/30/21
Recent: 11/25/21, 11/18/21, 11/11/21, 11/4/21

The Season of Advent & Christmas Eve

Schedule: Calendar Dates (plus the first Advent reflection –  Day 1: Wonder)
7 Look & Listen – Art & Music Reflections: (Coming later)
Christmas Pageant Participants: Youth Ministry
Special Concert: Andy’s Jingle Singers 

 St. Monica’s Guild Activities

Chrismon Tree: The guild will meet Tuesday Nov. 30 at 3:30 to trim the tree and to make ornaments for the children on the Angel Tree. We will meet in the 43rd Street entrance and in the Altar Guild Room downstairs.  All ladies welcome.
Advent Project: In support of CARITAS’ New Women’s Shelter on Stockton Street, the women of St. Monica’s Guild are collecting the following items to donate:
Disposable face masks
Twin comforters
Twin air mattresses with pumps
$20 dollar gift cards (Visa or Lyft)
Silverware, glassware, bowls, pots and pans
Donated items can be placed in tubs located at the 43rd Street entrance and the Springhill House.
This will be an on-going outreach ministry for the whole parish. The needs that are listed above may be updated.

Events & Meetings (11/28-12/5)

Sun. Nov. 28:  The first Sunday of Advent, Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.
Following the service and fellowship:
No Bell Choir Rehearsal in the Sanctuary (Bell Choir)
Tue. Nov. 30: Morning Prayer at 8:30 a.m.;  St. Monica’s Guild at 3:30 p.m.
Thu. Dec. 2: Women’s Bible Study at 3;00 p.m. in the Altar Guild room; Choir Rehearsal at 7:00 p.m.
Fri. Dec. 3: Men’s Bible Study at 7:00 a.m. at Eat 66 (1st Sunday of the Month)
Sun. Dec. 5:  The second Sunday of Advent, Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.
Following the service and fellowship:
Bell Choir Rehearsal in the Sanctuary (Bell Choir)
Christmas Pageant Participants (location TBD)

Christmas Services

 Fri. Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Holy Communion at 7:00 p.m. (carol singing at 6:30 p.m.)
Sat. Dec. 25: No Christmas Day service
Sun. Dec. 26: Holy Communion Service at 9:30

On-Going Ministries

Fr. Terry’s sermon-inspired reflections: Imaging the Word: Art and Theology
Adult Christian Formation on-line vimeo courses: Anglican Identity,  The History of the Church in England.
Forums on Horizons of Mission: Adult Christian Formation (handouts, videos, slide shows, discussion questions)
Prayer Requests: Contact the Church Office.
Memorial Flowers: Contact the Church Office or a member of the Altar Guild.
Activities of our Diocese and neighbor churches: Nearby Opportunities
St. Monica’s Activity Bags:
ActBagsTwo dozen Children’s Activity Bags are available for visitors and children of the parish to use to participate on an age-appropriate level in our Sunday worship. If you have children, you can find these bags, separated into early and later grade levels, in the narthex (Forest Hill Ave foyer). Together with the Family Bible Study sheets, these bags are an effort to more fully welcome children into our community.