Christmas at FPC 2018

November 27, 2018

Christmas Eve
7:00pm  Worship - A family-friendly, blended worship with choir, praise band, and candlelight

11:00pm  Worship - with Communion and candlelight

FPC encourages families to worship together; the nursery will not be staffed for Christmas Eve.

Advent Events
Advent Devotional
Complementary devotionals to enrich your Advent season are available in the narthex and the church office for you to pick up. This year we are offering  Sacred Reading for Advent and Christmas 2018-2019. This hope-filled seasonal prayer book inspires readers with daily scripture readings from the beginning of Advent to Epiphany.

Cookie Baking Saturday, December 1
Everyone including children are invited to take part in The Sweetest Story Ever Told a fun, hands-on (and delicious!) way to experience God’s greatest gift to us — His Son! Come to the church at 1:30pm and bake angel, star, tree, heart, and bell cookies and find out how they represent a piece of the story Jesus' birth.

The Chrismon Hope Tree
Stop by the Chrismon Hope Tree in the main entrance to write your hopes on a star and pin it to our tree.

The Random Acts of Kindness Tree
See the tree on the Advent table and please take a random act of kindness to do for someone. You can revisit the tree every time you complete an act of kindness to get another act of kindness to do.  

Advent I
Sunday, December 2
Advent a Season of Hope Sunday School begins with focus on Advent calendars and wreaths. 9:00am
Communion will be celebrated during worship.

Advent II
Sunday, December 9
Advent a Season of Hope Sunday School focus on experiential prayer and a look book, 9:00am

Advent III
Sunday, December 16
Advent a Season of Hope Sunday School focus on purple sugar and purple chains, 9:00am

Annual Wassail Reception
Stay after worship for cookies and wassail in the lounge hosted by the Worship Ministry Team. You are encouraged to provide cookies for this event and to share.

Advent IV
Sunday, December 23
Advent a Season of Hope Sunday School with Random Acts of Kindness and caroling and doughnuts, 9:00am

December 30
Sunday, December 30
10:00am Coffee and Welcoming
10:30am Lessons and Carols

Celebrate the story of Christ's birth through scripture and hymns.
A special Loud Sunday offering will be collected to benefit Navigator Keith Pepsny.

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