Christmas Eve Worship

Gather bread and juice, a candle, and celebrate Christmas Eve together. You can watch the video at any time, or watch with others on Christmas Eve by Zoom at 2 pm or 8 pm.


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Christmas Week Holy Communion

Christmas week Holy Communion will be offered on December 21, 22, 23, and 24, by appointment at 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 and 7:00 pm. 

Please call email the church office with a preferred time and date for you and your family, and the probable number of people. You will receive a confirmation email for your time and date.

In addition we will offer a shorter Christmas Eve worship service that individuals and families can share together online from home. This will be Christmas Eve at 2 pm and 8 pm on zoom and to watch anytime on Christmas Eve on YouTube, Facebook, and

Advent Stories

Throughout the Advent Season, we are preparing our hearts for Jesus' arrival in many ways. One way is through stories!


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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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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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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

We welcome guitarist Ryan Cummings from Griffin, GA as a guest musician.

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Advent Prayers in the Sanctuary

Wednesdays, December 9 and December 16, from 3:00 – 7:00 pm, the Sanctuary of Barnesville First United Methodist Church will be open to all. No need to make an appointment. Just stop by to spend some time in quiet reflection, prayer and worship. The Sanctuary decorations are magnificent and will enhance your worship experience. 

A church member will be onsite to greet you, provide you with worship materials, and ensure that health and wellness protocols are followed. 

Come to worship the living Christ as we again await his birth this Advent season. 


Start the Season at the Manger

Live Nativity on the Church Lawn

Thanks for your help!

The live nativity was a great success, blessing many people with the story, music, advent bags and Holy Communion bags. There were many gifts of food for area food ministries.