DECEMBER 17 & 18: THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT
The Message: Say “Yes” to the Dress!
The events of our world may seem overwhelming, but we have been promised that the Messiah is coming! He will clothe us in righteousness and salvation so that we too may bring good news to a hungry world.
Bible Readings: John 1:6-8, 19-28; Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Luke 1:46b-55
DECEMBER 24: FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT/CHRISTMAS EVE
10:00 AM and 12:00 PM Family Candlelight Worship with Holy Communion
The Message: Missing Baby Jesus?
At Christmas we once again meet Jesus in the manger in which he was born and remember his promise to be with us. But after we leave this scene, where can we continue to find Jesus?
Bible Readings: Luke 2:1-14; Isaiah 9:6-7
2:00, 3:30, 4:45 PM Candlelight Worship
The Message: The Glory of the Lord Shines Around Us
The glory of the Lord shines on a people and on a world where there is much fear and disgrace. That glory speaks to us, shapes us, and moves us to action.
Bible Readings: Luke 2:1-20; Isaiah 9:2-7; John 1:1-5, 14
6:00 & 11:00 PM Candlelight Worship with Holy Communion
The Message: The Savior’s Peace
There’s imperial peace and then there’s the real, everlasting, and radical peace of Jesus Christ, the saving One, born this day into our lives all over again.
Bible Readings: Luke 2:1-20; Isaiah 9:2-7; Psalm 96
DECEMBER 25: CHRISTMAS DAY
10:00 AM Worship
The Message: Born to You
While the world was sleeping, a baby was born into a family of shepherds, animals, priests, and kings. This baby—was born to you!
Bible Readings: Psalm 97; Isaiah 62:612; Luke 2:1-7, 8-20
DECEMBER 31: NEW YEAR’S EVE (No Worship on January 1)
The Message: Just the Beginning
As one man’s faith comes to an end, another is just beginning. Discover how Simeon passes the torch of faith onto a poor and pious family with a very special newborn baby.
Bible Readings: Luke 2:22-40; Galatians 4:4-7; Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 148