December events

Join us at these upcoming community events:

Friday, December 2   29th Annual AIDs Posada:  starts at 6pm at the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic and proceeds along Sunset Boulevard until turning up Alvarado and ending at our church. Pozole is served, a pinata gets smashed, and the pilgrims are welcomed with the Posada Song!

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Saturday, December 10

Echo Park Community Holiday Parade:  line up starts at 10am along Sunset Boulevard just past Vin Scully Avenue; the parade begins at 11am, runs down Sunset until Taix Restaurant.  We need marchers who are strong enough to hold our banner!


Second Sunday of Advent, December 6

December 6 is the second Sunday of Advent. Join us for worship as we prepare for the arrival of baby Jesus!  Our holiday activities are in full swing. This past Friday, we welcomed the participants of the 28th Annual AIDs Posada, with music, food, and our generous spirit.

Next weekend, we will march in the Echo Park Community Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 12 (line up between 10am and 11). On Sunday, December 13 at noon, we will have our Christmas Party in the basement hall, with potluck and UMW entertainment. Donations will be collected for the Methodist hospital in Arcadia.

28th Annual AIDs Posada- Friday, Dec 4th, 2015

On Friday, December 4, we welcome Mary, Joseph and many more pilgrims at the receiving end of the 28th Annual Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic’s AIDs Posada.  The parade starts at the Clinic (3324 Sunset) at 6:30pm and runs south-easterly along Sunset Boulevard, making several stops along the route to hear speakers.  At Alvarado, the procession turns north and arrives at the gate of the Echo Park United Methodist Church (approx. 7:30pm).  We sing the welcoming refrain of The Posada Song, and invite the pilgrims in for hot pozole, a healing liturgy, and entertainment that includes music and dance. Join us in providing Radical Hospitality!