Advent 2019 Schedule

This Advent, we hope you’ll join us for special activities of the season. This year includes an Advent study using the book, All Earth Is Waiting, by Katie Dawson. Find a group below to participate in! We’ll also enjoy the Chancel Choir’s cantata, Gloria by John Rutter. Advent begins on Sunday, December 1. Pick up your Advent schedule information card in the lobby or the Atrium.

ADVENT STUDY: All Earth Is Waiting

BEGINNING NOVEMBER 26
Tuesday Mornings with the Clergy
(10:00-11:15 a.m., Main Building S2) Led by Pastor Ashley Will

Tuesday Mornings with the Journey Mom’s Group
(9:30-11:00 a.m., Education Building E25)
Led by Cassidy Plunkett

BEGINNING DECEMBER 1

Sunday School (9:45-10:45 a.m.)
New Friendship (Main Building S3)
Seekers (Education Building E26)
The Well (Education Building E24)

Sunday School (11:00 a.m.)
Reflections (Main Building S1)

ADVENT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

12/1, 7:00 p.m. (1st Sunday in Advent)
Chrismon Service & Angel Illumination
(Reception follows in the Atrium)

12/4, 5:00 p.m.
First Wednesday Fellowship Dinner (mission is making ornaments to include with Angel Tree gifts)

12/8 (2nd Sunday in Advent)
Chancel Choir presents John Rutter’s Gloria with organ, brass, and percussion 
(8:30 & 11:15 a.m.)

12/14, 3:00 p.m.
Children’s Nativity Workshop

12/15 (3rd Sunday in Advent)

12/16, 11:00 a.m.
Advent Organ Escape by Dr. Candace Bailey
(A light lunch follows in the Fellowship Hall.)

12/20, 7:00 p.m.
Blue Christmas Service: The holiday season is often associated with joy as we eagerly await the birth of Jesus. However, for many, this season stings with reminders of the loss of loved ones, broken relationships, illness, or other situations that make celebrating difficult. Join us for a service of comfort as we gather near the winter solstice, the longest night of the year.

12/22, 8:30 & 11:15 a.m. (4th Sunday in Advent)
Service of Lessons & Carols

12/24
Christmas Eve
2:00 p.m.    Traditional Family Service
3:30 p.m.    Traditional Family Service
5:30 p.m.    Contemporary Service w/Communion
7:30 p.m.    Traditional Service w/Communion*
9:30 p.m.    Traditional Service w/Communion

Candle lighting will be included in all services. As children are welcome during this family time, no child care will be available for any services. *The 7:30 service is very popular. We encourage you to be at the church by 7:00 or consider attending the 9:30 service. Carpooling or parking at Lafayette Village shopping center is suggested.

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