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Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve, we have a family worship service at 6:00 p.m. followed by a reception in our gathering space. Please bring finger foods to share as we enjoy fellowship on this holy and beautiful night.

We have a traditional worship service at 8:30 p.m. with communion and candlelight. Come and experience the incredible love of God with us, Immanuel.

Advent

During Advent this year, you will notice a progression of liturgical art in the sanctuary. All are welcome to join us for this meaningful season of waiting. 

On December 9th at 9:30 a.m., we will have a Blue Christmas service during morning worship. In this service we acknowledge that this season isn’t joyful for everyone. We will create a space for the pain and grief many of us carry into the holidays, and remember those we have loved and lost. All are welcome.

 

 

 

On December 16th, we will have our Angel Tree Luncheon at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Brisket and Posole will be provided. Please bring your favorite dish to share. A-L bring salad or casserole. M-Z bring bread or dessert. The Puppets of the Valley will be presenting a Musical Performance, and a Special Visitor will join the party.

 

 

The Annunciation, painting by Henry Ossawa Tanner.

The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner.

On December 23rd during worship at 9:30, we will reflect on Mary’s story from Luke 1. Come and be inspired her courage and willingness to believe that there would be a fulfillment of what the Lord had spoken to her. 

Adult Christian Growth Advent Study

The Adult Christian Growth class will do an Advent Study on “The Meaning is in the Waiting” by Paula Gooder. We will look at how the spiritual practice of waiting is vital to our well being. Together we will think about why we wait, what it feels like to be someone who waits, what happens when we don’t wait, and why God might want us to get better at waiting! Each week will focus on people from the Scriptures who were well acquainted with waiting: Abraham and Sarah, the Hebrew prophets, John the Baptist, and Mary. We will see from their examples how waiting can be done with wisdom and joy, giving deeper meaning to life.

All are welcome to join the study! We will meet December 2nd-23rd at 11:00 a.m.

Soul Bags

 

Soul Bags are prepared with healthy, nonperishable food items by the Outreach Team and purchased by the church community for distribution wherever they see the need in our city.

 

 

 

Food Drives


Monthly food drives and quarterly donations of tangible goods go to these community partners


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Us August 25-26


Chile Festival to Benefit Habitat for Humanity