Advent and Christmas

Prepare your hearts and minds for the coming of Christ the King. 

Start the Season at the Manger

Live Nativity on the Church Lawn

Saturday Dec 5, 6-7 pm

Be a part of the live nativity. Come in costume (we have extras) and be a part of the most important story ever.

Prefer to attend?

Bring a gift for the newborn king (food for area ministries). Pick up an advent packet with ways to keep the real Christmas in your heart throughout December. 

I want to help

Let Bonnie Minton or the church office know before Thanksgiving that you want to be a character, make a costume, or help stuff advent bags.

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Advent Cards

Advent Devotions for Reflection

Be sure to get your pack of four devotions, with daily readings and reflections. Meditate as you color words to inspire throughout the season. Or print the pdf file.

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Advent Study Groups

Join the discussion of Adam Hamilton’s new book Incarnation: Rediscovering the Significance of Christmas to prepare our hearts for the Christ child. 

Copies of this book will be available in the narthex, church office, and at the "Pastor Is In" on the church lawn. 

9:30 am Wednesdays beginning December 2

11:00 am Sundays beginning November 29

6:30 pm Sunday evening Youth Groups beginning December 4

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Worship in Music

December 6 | 10:00 Worship

We welcome Harpist, Betsy Fitzgerald of Macon, GA as guest musician in Sunday Worship Service.

December 13 | 9 am and 11 am | Christmas Worship

Hear the story of the savior in scripture and song.  The service features handbells, instrumental duets, and the virtual choir and CROSSROADS.

December 20 | 10:00 Worship

Guest musician (guitarist).

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Honor or Remember Someone

Honor or remember a loved one with a poinsettia. The names will be listed in the bulletin Sunday, December 13th, the day of our Christmas Musical. Take your plant after the service to enjoy during the Christmas Season. Contact the church office or online (choose Advent Decorations in the Fund box) by Monday, December 7th. Your $25 donation will be used for beautification of our church.

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Angel Tree

2020 has been a different year but we want to continue with our tradition of making Christmas special for  local children.  The Angel Tree is up and ready.  It is located inside the office entrance and will be accessible during office hours on Monday and Wednesday.  Choose a star ornament with the child’s information and instructions, 
Gifts should be brought to the church no later than Sunday, December 13.  If you are uneasy about shopping this year, choose an ornament, make your donation, and a volunteer will shop for you.  Please sign the clipboard located by the tree when choosing an ornament.

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Christmas Eve Holy Communion

December 24 | Christmas Eve Holy Communion

Families and small groups can sign-up for times to share in Holy Communion together in the sanctuary.