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Sunday, December 1 – Our four-week worship series focuses on “The Wonders of His Love.” Worship with us at 9 or 11am** on this First Sunday of Advent with the Hanging of the Greens Procession and a special children’s message at the lighting of the Advent Wreath at 11am.

Wednesday, December 4 – Family Advent Night! After 6pm supper, help us decorate the Fellowship Hall tree as we sing carols and pray for the wonder of this season to be revealed in our lives.  This is for all ages!

Sunday, December 8 – Worship with us this Second Sunday of Advent at 9am or 11am with the Chrismon Tree in the Sanctuary  and a special children’s message at the lighting of the Advent Wreath at 11am with special music by Lucia.

Wednesday, December 11 –Adults sit around the tree and the fireplace to share tales of Christmas past. Programs also for children and youth.

Sunday, December 15 – Worship with us this Third Sunday of Advent at 9am or 11am and a special children’s message at the lighting of the Advent Wreath at 11am with the Junior Choir leading us in music.

Wednesday, December 18 – The Annual Birthday Party for Jesus held in the choir room after supper. The children’s choirs present the story of the nativity through story and our most-loved carols. We end with a giant birthday cake!

Sunday, December 22 – Worship with us this Fourth Sunday of Advent at 9am or 11am and a special children’s message at the lighting of the Advent Wreath. You are invited to a Christmas brunch in the Fellowship Hall between 9am and 11am. (No children or youth Sunday School.) Poinsettias ordered by members help decorate the front of the church for this service and Christmas Eve. Order forms.

Tuesday, December 24 – Family Worship Service at 4pm. We invite everyone to worship in the Sanctuary gathered around the tree. We end with a live nativity display! No nursery provided.

-10:30pm Concerts With a Cause, 11:00 pm Lessons and Carols presented by the St. John Choirs and Guest Orchestra. Come worship the Newborn King! Nursery available. (Please take your poinsettia home if you purchased one or were honored with one as a gift.)

Photo by Ed McCranie

Tuesday, December 24 – Wednesday, December 25 – Church offices closed.

Sunday, December 29 – Combined worship service at 11 am with Rev. Lindsey Solomon. (Sunday School classes as usual at 10am.)

Monday, December 30 – Last day to pick up your poinsettia at the church.

*Nursery is available every Sunday and Wednesday, and even at our late Christmas Eve service!

**Sermon podcast available!