Advent, Christmas and Epiphany Celebrations

Each year brings festivity and celebration as we move through Advent and the joy of Christmas. Mark your calendars so that you won’t miss these special events:

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2: First Sunday in Advent— Lighting of the First Advent Candle. Celebration of the sacrament of communion during worship. Mission Board’s alternative giving opportunities in Rockwood Hall after worship.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9: Second Sunday in Advent—Choir Special Music Sunday. Our choir will present Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140, By Johann Sebastian Bach. Advent Pot Luck Lunch in Rockwood Hall after worship.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER16: Third Sunday in Advent—Children’s Pageant during worship.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23: Fourth Sunday in Advent—Worship at 10:15 a.m.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Service at 5:30. Bring your family, your relatives, your friends, or come by yourself. A warm and joy-filled celebration of God’s love shared with us in Jesus. Gala reception follows in Rockwood Hall after worship.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30: Worship at 10:15 a.m.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6: Epiphany—Celebration of the Lord’s Supper during worship. Epiphany Cake and crowning of the king/queen in Rockwood Hall after worship.