Each year, December 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 1: First Sunday in Advent— Lighting of the First Advent Candle. Guest preacher: The Rev. Patte Henderson.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8: Second Sunday in Advent—Choir Special Music Sunday. Our choir will present Gloria, by Antonio Vivaldi. Advent Potluck Lunch in Rockwood Hall after worship.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER15: Third Sunday in Advent—Children’s Pageant during worship. Mission Board’s alternative giving opportunities in Rockwood Hall after worship. Caroling with the Choir in the afternoon:
2:30 PM Briarwood Health Center, 605 Greenwood Drive, Iowa City
3:30 PM Chatham Oaks, 4515 Melrose Ave, Iowa City
4:30 PM Oaknoll Retirement Center, Healthcare Center, 1 Oaknoll Dr, Iowa City
5:45 PM Dinner: Old Chicago, 75 2nd St, Coralville
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22: Fourth Sunday in Advent—Worship at 10:15 a.m.
TUESDAY, 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 29: Worship at 10:15 a.m.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 5: Epiphany Sunday—Epiphany Cake and crowning of the king/queen in Rockwood Hall after worship.