The Chrismon tree is is decorated, the sanctuary is lovely and our Christmas activities are in full swing. Join us throughout the month of December for inspiring Sunday services and fun activities for young and old alike. Our Sunday services begin at 8:30, 9:45 and 11:00. Our Thursday evening Bridge service starts at 5:30 and includes a meal. Below are some special offerings during the month of December:
Sunday, December 6
All three of our Sunday morning services feature professional harpist Lorelei Barton. Nothing sets the mood quite like Lorelei’s hands gently strumming the strings of her harp.
At noon the Mission Cafe will be serving Taco Salad. This inexpensive lunch is a great way to catch up with old friends or meet new ones.
From 1:00 to 2:00 children ages 4 years to 6th grade are invited to the Children’s Make and Take gift workshop. They will learn the joy of giving by crafting gifts for their family and special friends. For only $5, children can make up to 5 gifts.
At 6:30 the Ugandan Kids Choir will share a message of hope from halfway around the world. Their energetic singing and dancing will certainly warm your heart.
Sunday, December 13
Our 8:30 Heritage and 11:00 Open Table services will feature choir, orchestra and handbells to get you in the Christmas Spirit. Our contemporary Blue Jeans service will feature our praise band glorifi.
December 15, 16 and 17 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Our Living Nativity re-creates our Savior’s birthplace complete with wise men, angels, sheep, donkey and camels. Pet a camel and drink some hot chocolate!
Vivaldi’s Gloria will be presented by our Chancel Choir and a professional string quartet during our 8:30 and 11:00 services. Gloria, composed in 1715, is Vivaldi’s best known work. The joyful setting of traditional hymn of praise is glorious. At 9:45 our contemporary praise band glorifi will bring you up-beat Christmas music with a contemporary feel. Considering attending two services on this Sunday!
Christmas Eve – December 24
Three services at 5:00, 7:00 and 11:00 will fit any schedule. Communion will be served all three services and all three will end in candlelight. Our 5:00 service is most like our Heritage service with traditional carols, choir, handbells and organ. At 7:00 you will hear contemporary music with our praise band glorifi. The 11:00 p.m. Open Table service features everything from traditional carols accompanied by organ to up-beat contemporary music with our youth and young adult bands. The 11:00 services ends at about midnight on Christmas morning.