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Christmas + Advent


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Advent 2021 Events + Schedule

Nov 19 – Dec 13 | Christmas Poinsettias

Dedicate a beautiful Christmas Poinsettia in honor, or in memory of, someone special. All purchases help us decorate the Sanctuary for Christmas Eve, and those not picked up by the purchaser are donated to local nursing homes.

Nov 21 | Dooley Market

Donate gently used gifts for our hard-working Dooley students to buy for their families this season using their Dooley Dollars.

Nov 21 | Angel Tree Begins

Adopt an angel in need this season, and help make Christmas magical for all our neighbors.

Nov 29 + 30 | Advent Studies for Adults, Youth + Children

Join us for our Almost Christmas Advent Study at the time and location that fits your schedule! They all start the week of November 29th. Please purchase the book ahead of time. Register here!
  • Online with Rev. Paige Christian: Mondays | 7 PM | Zoom
  • In-Person with Haley Bryant: Tuesdays | 12 PM | N158
  • In-Person with our Pastors: Tuesdays | 6:30 PM | N156

Dec 1 | Alternative Christmas

Give the gift that keeps on giving this season with Alternative Christmas! Make a donation to a great cause in honor of that friend or family member who has everything.

Dec 4 | A Santa Experience

Santa is coming to Christ United! Visit the north pole right here in Plano, enjoy tasty treats, hear stories, write letters, and meet Santa on this special holiday morning.

Dec 5 | Get to Know: Christ United

Every month we host a quick class for those wanting to know more about our church, meet our staff, and get any questions you might have answered. All are welcome, new and old.

Dec 5 | PJ Sunday

Bring and come to worship in your PJs! We will be collecting new PJs for CASA kids during service. We invite all kids to wear pajamas and congregants to bring pajama donations.

Dec 5 | Lessons + Carols | 9:45 + 11 AM | Sanctuary 

Join us for different lessons and readings paired with carols to tell the story of the season in traditional service. There will be no 8:45 AM service.

Dec 5 | Senior Adult Ministry Christmas | 3 – 6 PM | Underwood Hall

Make plans now to attend our senior adult ministry Christmas gathering at Christ United Underwood Hall. Meat, rolls, coffee, and tea are provided; please bring an appetizer, salad, vegetable, or dessert. Don’t miss out on a special program, singing of Christmas carols, and a couple of surprises! Let’s also share the Christmas spirit by bringing socks and underwear for those in need. Please RSVP Marylin Smith at marylin@cumc.com by November 30.

Dec 11 | Kids’ Night Out

Drop off your kids for a fun evening of crafts, bounce houses, and play – while you finish up any last-minute Christmas shopping

Dec 12 | Youth Christmas Parties + Caroling

Our youth will party in the morning, and in collaboration with our youth choir, sing for our neighbors in the evening!

Dec 12 | Children’s Christmas Musical

Join us for a special, fantastic, amazingly magical Children’s Christmas Musical this season! This won’t be one to miss!

Dec 19 | Lessons + Carols | 11 AM | Underwood Hall

Join us for different lessons and readings paired with carols to tell the story of the season in modern service.

Dec 21 | Blue Christmas

This special worship service is for those who might not be feeling warm and cheery this Christmas. Be it the first year without a loved one, or a season when you might miss those you cannot be with, this service makes space for the more difficult feelings of the season, and provides hope and comfort for those who are healing.

Dec 24 Christmas Eve Services

Modern | 11 AM

Family | 4 PM

Traditional | 6:30 PM

Traditional + Communion | 9 PM

Traditional | 11 PM

Dec 26 Sunday Worship

Traditional | 10 AM only

Modern | 11 AM