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Christmas Events

Advent Sermon Series: 

Advent Sermon Series: "The Wonder of Christmas - Once You Believe, Anything is Possible".
This year, rediscover the true wonder of Christmas by sharing the love of Christ with others. Each week we'll center on one element of the Christmas story, looking to the Christmas story and the stories of real people today to offer inspiration and ideas for reflecting the light of Jesus at Christmas and throughout the year.

Dec. 2nd: The Wonder of a Star
Dec. 9th: The Wonder of a Name
Dec. 16th: The Wonder of a Manger
Dec. 23rd: The Wonder of a Promise
Dec. 24th: The Wonder of a Savior

Breakfast With Santa

Saturday, December 1st 8:00 am - Noon (Presented by Friends in Christ Preschool)

Pancakes from Original Pancake House, Photo with Santa, Crafts & Activities, Silent Auctions and Vendor Fair. $5 per person - Tickets available in FIC or Church Office and at the door

Ladies Candlelight Christmas Program

Tuesday, December 4th 7:00 - 9:00 pm in the Sanctuary & Gathering Area

The annual Ladies Candlelight Service is Tuesday, December 4th. Our theme this year is “The Spirit of Christmas”. The program includes our inspiring speaker, Catherine Fowler, Christmas music and delightful sweet treats with hot cider by candlelight.

Christmas Cantata 

Sunday, December 9th 9:30 & 11:00 am Services
Christmas is a season of joyous sounds!  Join us for our Chancel Choir's Christmas Cantata, Night of the Father's Love.  All of the mystery, the awe and palpable excitement of that night are imaginatively captured in a Christmas mosaic that combines fragments of the familiar with a unique perspective in word and music.

 

Night in Bethlehem

Saturday, December 15th 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Take a walk through old Bethlehem. Enjoy our live nativity, petting zoo, hands-on shops including  pottery, bakery and painting. This is a spectacular ‘you-are-there’ Bible adventure.  
It’s a Christmas experience where you do more than just hear about the birth of Jesus - you see, touch, feel, and smell what life was like during this miraculous time. It gives you a chance to slow down during this hectic season and be reminded why we celebrate!   

Christmas Eve Services

Candlelight Services:

3:00 pm Contemporary Service - Led by Rev. Mark Vowell

5:00 pm Contemporary Service - Led by Rev. Mark Vowell

7:00 pm Traditional Service - Led by Rev. Mark Vowell

9:00 pm Traditional Service with Communion - Led by Rev. Steve Robertson