Sunday 8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
Sunday 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
Christian formation classes for children, youth and adults are offered between worship services at 9:30 a.m.
A nursery is available for children ages 4 and younger from 8 a.m. – noon.
422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
Parking is available in lots on Brenau Avenue or along the street. Please enter through the main entrance located on Boulevard or through the St. Francis garden doors off the parking lot at the corner of Brenau Avenue and Boulevard.
As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand, to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his granary; but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire.”
Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.”
Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 :: The First Sunday after the Epiphany – The Baptism of our Lord
Scripture: New Revised Standard Version Bible © 1989 Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Image: Patinir, Joachim, approximately 1485-1524. Baptism of Christ, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=56068 [retrieved January 9, 2019]. Original source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joachim_Patinir_-_The_Baptism_of_Christ_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg.