Advent and Christmas @ WPPC

 

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Good News of Great Joy!   Come and worship with us as we celebrate the advent of Christ!

Saturday, November 18th:  Holiday Artist Market at WPPC – Come enjoy live music and shop for friends and family from a variety of local artists and artisans.  Find jewelry, art, crafts, baked goods and much more.  Benefits our Youth Group.

Wednesday, November 29th – 7pm:  Veni Emmanuel Service based around the ancient and moving hymn “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.” The service will include the Lord’s Supper.

Friday, December 1st – 10am:  Fellowship Bus Trip departs for Myrtle Beach to see the Christmas Show at the Alabama Theater.  Call the church office to sign up.

Joy Gift 2016 ASunday, December 3rd – 10am:  Joy Gift Christmas Service – Joy Gift is a celebration through music, art, and drama of the Christmas story led by our children and youth.  This year our children and youth will share the Christmas story from the angels’ perspective.

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Joy Gift Covered Dish Luncheon – After Sunday worship, all are invited to Chadbourn Hall to join in a covered dish luncheon.

Monday, December 11th – [Evening, Time TBD]  Wilmington Faiths Against Gun Violence Peace Vigil.  Downtown Wilmington.   This candlelight prayer vigil is a gathering of members of local faith communities to pray for an end to violence, especially gun violence, in our community.

Thursday, December 14th – 11:00am – Young at Hearts Christmas.  Come and join the Young at Hearts as they welcome a special guest to meet with the preschool children.  After our guest returns to the North Pole, we will enjoy a covered dish luncheon.

DSC03102Sunday, December 17th – 10:00am – Lessons and Carols Christmas Worship Service led by our church choirs.

Sunday, December 17th- 4:00pm Kid’s Club Christmas Party for our children (age 0 – 5th grade) and their families in Chadbourn Hall. We will enjoy festive snacks and Christmas crafts and games. All are welcome!!!

Friday, December 22nd – 10am Holiday Outreach Ukulele Concert at Elderhaus at 1950 Amphitheater Drive (next to Greenfield Lake).  Come join our Adult, Youth, and Children’s Ukulele Choirs in singing songs and sharing Christmas joy with the people of Elderhaus.

Sunday, December 24th:  10:00am  Worship on the Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 24th – 4:00pm: “Glowstick-Light” Christmas Eve Worship Service. Our Early “Glow Stick” Service is held with families and all ages in mind. We will sing favorite hymns, “light” glow-sticks, tell the Christmas story, and collect non-perishable food items to share with the Good Shepherd Center.
7:00pm: Candlelight Christmas Eve Worship At our traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve worship service we will share scripture readings and music celebrating the birth of Christ. We will conclude by singing “Silent Night” by candlelight.

Presbyterian Women – Winter Retreat: January 13th at 9:00am

PW-logo-REFLEX-1Winter Park Presbyterian Church’s Presbyterian Women will have their Winter Retreat on Saturday, January 13th 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in Chadbourn Hall.

This year’s speaker will be the Rev. Susan Lewis.  The program theme is “Reforming Our Narratives”.

Lunch will be catered by Middle of the Island.  The cost of the retreat is $10.  All are welcome!

Call the church office for more information.

Interfaith Prayer Vigil – Downtown, Monday, December 11th

Prayer VigilJoin with the others from faith communities across Wilmington to come together in prayer, seeking to end the plague of gun violence in our community.

Monday, December 11th, 2017

6:00pm at Riverfront Park

Find out more on the event Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1481977218522381/

Joy Gift: December 3rd at 10am

Our annual Joy Gift program (a musical celebration of the Christmas Story led by our children and youth) will be on Sunday, December 3rd at 10am.

All are welcome.   After worship we will share a covered dish luncheon in Chadbourn Hall.

This year’s Joy Gift is titled “Messages of Angels” and will view the Good News of Christmas through the angels’ eyes.

Our Children practicing one of the songs for Joy Gift 2017!
Our Children practicing one of the songs for Joy Gift 2017!
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Joy Gift 2016