Blue Christmas
Sacrament of Christ’s Table
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Prayers for healing in the holiday season, as well as an anointing ritual and communion. Blue Christmas, also called the Longest Night in the Western Christian tradition, is a day in the Advent season marking the longest night of the year. A service designed to address the needs of those who find it difficult to face the holidays for any number of reasons.

Hanging of the Greens Worship Service
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Our tradition in which everyone participates in decorating the sanctuary.

Hanging Of The Greens Snack Potluck
Following worship, we will have a “Snack Potluck.”  The food items may be savory or sweet.  Bring your food treat to share to Memorial Hall already plated and ready to serve before worship. Someone from Parish Life Ministry will be there to receive the food and arrange it on the table. Then we can all enjoy the worship service and the day’s festivities.

Worship (Christmas Pageant)
Sunday, December 17, 2017 – 9:55 AM – Sanctuary
The Sunday School leads worship with their presentation, Christmas Around the World.

Christmas Cookies!
Ladies and gentlemen- bake your favorite Christmas cookies to share on Sunday Dec. 17 after church. Bring your cookies to the church Kitchen before church; Lady Elect Guild and others will plate them so we can enjoy yummy treats after the service.

Jazz Noel
Sunday, December 17, 2017 – 3:00 PM – Sanctuary
A re-imagining of the Christmas story with jazz adaptations of seasonal standards, featuring the Oîkos Ensemble.

Christmas Eve Worship
Sunday, December 24, 2017 – 9:55 AM – Sanctuary
A service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Wassail Bowl Reception
Sunday, December 24, 2017 – 11:05 AM – Memorial Hall
A time for refreshment after worship.
We hope you will want to stay and become better acqua
inted with us!

Christmas Eve Family Worship Service
Sunday, December 24, 2017 – 4:30 PM – Sanctuary
The young people of the church take the lead in retelling and acting out the Nativity.
“Gifts for the Manger.” A free-will offering will be received for children’s charities.

December 25th & January 1st