Christ United Methodist Church
Christ United Methodist Church

Christmas 2017

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
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Christmas Eve | 10 Services | 2 Locations

Lessons and Carols

Sunday Dec 24 at 8:45, 9:45 + 11 AM | Sanctuary Services
A Christ United Christmas tradition! Join us for a morning of your favorite classic Christmas carols in all three traditional worship services.


Table of Grace Christmas Celebration

11 AM | Trinity Hall
Come enjoy cookies and hot cocoa while listening to the Table of Grace Worship Team (backed up by a Christmas Choir) singing and playing everyone’s Christmas favorites. The service will end with a candlelight hymn celebrating the Holy Season. Come worship with your TOG family!

Family Services

4 + 5 PM | Sanctuary
Special services designed and planned for families with younger children. These services offer a live nativity scene, the telling of the Christmas story, and singing of traditional carols.

Candlelight Services
6:30, 8, 9:30* + 11:00 PM | Sanctuary
Candle lighting will occur during the singing of “Silent Night” at the conclusion of each service.
*Communion will be served as part of the 9:30 PM service only.

 

 

ADVENT

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Advent services announcement

Midweek Advent Services

Wednesday Dec 6, 13 + 20 | 6:30 PM | Sanctuary
Join us every Wednesday for our mid-week Advent services beginning on December 6 at 6:30 PM.

Advent Devotionals

Read daily Advent Devotionals written by Christ United’s youth beginning December 3. DOWNLOAD DAILY ADVENT DEVOTIONALS

Christmas Poinsettias

Sunday Dec 10, 17 | Sunday Mornings in the Atrium & online
These poinsettias may be donated in honor or in memory of loved ones and will be displayed in our sanctuary on Christmas Eve. The list of names will be in the Dec 24 bulletin. The funds from the poinsettias help provide flowers in our sanctuary throughout the year. PURCHASE ONLINE 

SERVING OTHERS MINISTRIES

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Alternative Christmas

Sunday Dec 3, 10, 17 | Sunday Mornings in the Atrium
Give the gift of hope this Christmas. Pick up an Alternative Christmas Book and make a donation to that program in the name of a friend or loved one. Booklets will be available beginning Sunday, December 3 in the Atrium. You may donate through the end of the year. Online donations accepted.  MORE

MUSIC AND CONCERTS
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A Festival of Christmas Music

Sunday Dec 17 | 5 PM | Sanctuary | Free Admission
Featuring our Joyful Noise and Glorious Praise Children’s Choirs, Living Proof Youth Choir, Sanctuary Choir and orchestra performing the wonderful music of the season. One of our most popular concerts of the year!

Lessons and Carols

Sunday Dec 24 at 8:45, 9:45 + 11 AM | Sanctuary Services
A Christ United Christmas tradition! Join us for a morning of your favorite classic Christmas carols in all three traditional worship services.

CHILDREN’S + YOUTH EVENTS
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Children’s Discovery Center Preschool – Family Fun Night

Thursday Dec 7 | 6 – 7 PM | Trinity Hall and South Hallway
Come join your friends from CDC to play games, make crafts, participate in story time, and celebrate the season!  MORE

Youth Caroling

Sunday Dec 10 | 4 – 6 PM
Meet in the Sports & Rec Center. All students (6th-12th) are welcome to join us as we brighten the day for residents in local assisted living homes with familiar Christmas songs. We will be serving hot chocolate and cookies!
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Please contact us with questions about any of these Christmas and Advent opportunities.