St. John's Episcopal Church will celebrate the arrival of Advent with a service of Evensong at 4 p.m. on Sunday. The event will be sponsored by the Deanery (the northern third of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin) with congregations, choirs and clergy from throughout the Deanery involved in the liturgy.
The service, centered around the sung Service of Evening found in the Book of Common Prayer, will include a massed choir from participating churches, readings, canticles and Advent hymns. The public is invited. St. John's is located at 1055 S. Lower Sacramento Road, Lodi.