Advent is the beginning of the church year and it begins four weeks before Christmas. It is a time of joyful anticipation as we get ready for the celebration of the birth of Christ.
The birthday (Christmas) and manifestation (Epiphany) of Jesus are celebrated during the twelve days of Christmas (Dec 25-Jan 6) with worship, carols, pagaents and parties.
Intergenerational Advent Festival | Sunday, Dec 4, following worship
Lunch and activities for all ages, with a visit from Saint Nicholas! A great way to begin the Advent season and prepare for the birth of Christ. Childcare for preschool and younger.
Annual Choir Concert | Sunday, Dec 11 @ 4pm
In the middle of the Civil War, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote the beloved carol, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day. This year’s concert pays homage to Longfellow’s carol, providing music and joy in a world still in need of “peace on earth, goodwill to all!” Childcare is provided.
Christmas Caroling | Tuesday, Dec 20 @ 5pm
Help spread Christmas cheer as we go caroling at some area nursing homes.
Christmas Eve Worship | Saturday, Dec 24 @ 4pm and 9pm
Family Communion Service @ 4pm
Begin Christmas Eve with a service designed especially with children in mind. Childcare provided.
Candlelight Communion Service @ 9pm
A beautiful service of candlelight, communion and choral music.
Christmas Morning @ Good News Partners | Sunday, Dec 25 @ 8am
Join the residents of The Jonquil Hotel for a hot Christmas breakfast. Come dressed in your Christmas red and green...or come in your pajamas! Meet at the church at 7:30am to carpool or join us at The Jonquil by 8am.
Christmas Day and New Year’s Worship | Dec 25 and Jan 1 @ 10am
Simple worship services celebrating the Christmas season with your favorite carols. Communion will be celebrated on January 1. Please note the different time from our normal Sunday worship.
Epiphany Pageant | Sunday, Jan 8 @ 9:45
The Christmas seasons comes to a joyful end with the arrival of the magi at the annual Epiphany Pageant
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