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May your hearts be filled with expectant preparation, anticipatory hope, and joyful gratitude this Advent season!

 

Sundays in Advent

December 3: 1st Sunday in Advent
8:30 and 10:30 am services: Hanging of the Greens
4:00 pm: Family Advent Festival, Dinner, and Prayer Night Learn more...

December 10 2nd Sunday in Advent
No 8:30 am service 
10:30 am service: 
Christmas Cantata, "Peace Has Come" Learn more...

December 17: 3rd Sunday in Advent
8:30 service
10:30 am service:
Children's Musical, "We Three Spies" Learn more...
TBD: Family Christmas Caroling Learn more...

December 24: 4th Sunday in Advent
No 8:30 am service
10:30 am service

 

 

Special Advent Celebrations

Family Advent Festival, Dinner, and Prayer Night
Sunday, December 3 | 4:00 pm in the Gym/5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall
Come prepare for the holy season of Advent and receive materials to help your family in the days leading up to Jesus’ birth. The Advent festival, dinner, and prayer stations are open to all church members. Please RSVP to Martha by November 30 for dnner and supplies..

 

"Peace Has Come" Christmas Cantata
Sunday, December 4 | 10:30 am in the Sanctuary
The Chancel Choir will be presenting “Peace Has Come” by Mary McDonald during the 10:30 worship service. Mary and Joseph were initially troubled, but eventually found peace. Shepherds on a hillside were trembling with fear, but were told to "fear not." In Peace Has Come, we follow the journey of those who experienced that first Christmas night . . . and found peace in a new and fresh way. In the process, the listener is challenged to lay aside those illusions that promise peace, and embrace the Giver of true peace and abundant life. 

 

"We Three Spies" Children's Musical
Sunday, December 17 | 10:30 am in the Sanctuary
Sshh! Grab your dark shades and go undercover to join the exciting Christmas mission of We Three Spies. Agents E, L and F are recruits with the CIK (Christmas Intelligence Kids), a covert group of spies who secretly bring Christmas cheer to the needy. But this year they’re facing an especially difficult challenge: keeping a Scrooge-like landlord from evicting them from their headquarters, confiscating donations, and cancelling their Christmas Nativity program. It takes a little expert espionage and a lot of God’s unconditional love for the landlord to change her tune as she finally joins the CIK and the entire town in a musical celebration of the true meaning of Jesus’ birth.

 

Family Christmas Caroling
Sunday, December 17 | Time TBD in the Church Parking Lot
We would like to invite our church family to join us as we spread holiday cheer throughout the neighborhood. Everyone is invited. Meet us in the parking lot!

 

 

Come experience the warmth of community and keep the birth of Jesus central to this year's Christmas celebrations. Prepare your hearts for the celebration of our Savior’s birth by joining us at one of our Christmas Eve services. 

 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Candlelight Service for Children and Families of all Ages
Sunday, December 24 | 5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall

During this family-friendly service, children will be encouraged to explore and participate in an interactive version of the Christmas story.

Traditional Candlelight Service
Sunday, December 24 | 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary