2017 Advent and Christmas Schedule
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.
Sunday, 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.
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.
Sunday, 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.