Advent & Christmas at FPC

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Advent & Christmas at FPC

This season is full of opportunities for connection, celebration, and worship at FPC. We hope this will be a place you find respite, reflection, and renewal this Advent. It is a special time to remember the familiar yet powerful story of God's love for us in the gift of Jesus' birth. We can't wait to celebrate the season with you.

ADVENT MIDDAY PRAYER SERVICES | Wednesdays, December 13, 20 from 12-12:30 p.m.
These 30 minute services in the Chapel include scripture, music, prayer, and reflections by clergy as we celebrate Emmanuel - God with us.

YOUNG ADULT ADVENT EVENTS 
Our Young Adults Ministry offers a few special events/gatherings during the season of Advent. Learn more.

YOUTH ADVENT EVENTS 
The Youth Ministry of FPC offers a few special festive events for middle and high school students, including Christmas parties and a progressive dinner! Learn more.

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN'S CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS | Tuesday, December 12 at 10:30 a.m.
All women are invited to this annual event with holiday fellowship, worship, and lunch. Learn more.

ORDER CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS |  Orders Due December 15
Live poinsettias will be placed in worship spaces December 17-31. Order one to honor or remember a loved one by December 15. Learn more. 

CHOIR CHRISTMAS CANTATA| Sunday, December 17 at 11 a.m. Worship
The Chancel and Fellowship Choirs, accompanied by brass quintet and organ, will offer Daniel Pinkham’s Christmas Cantata as part of the sermon in the 11 a.m. service. The piece is in three movements and interprets the mystery of the incarnation. 

"A TASTE OF CHRISTMAS" COOKIES | Sunday, December 17
After each worship service on this day, the Fellowship Committee will hand out Christmas cookies made by church members! Would you like to bake some of your favorite cookies for the event? Learn more.

FOLLOW THE STAR: A WALK TO THE NATIVITY | Sunday, December 17 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Follow the star to the manger on a guided walking tour on a path lit by luminaries and stop along the way to visit beloved characters from the Christmas story. A free event for all ages.

ADVENT TAIZE WORSHIP  | Sunday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for this monthly worship service in the manner of the Taizé community in France, specifically celebrating the Advent season and Christmas. Includes prayer, simple music, and scripture

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24 WORSHIP 
(Childcare is offered for services at 10, 5, and 7.)
Sunday Morning Worship, 10 a.m. (Sanctuary, includes a special dance offering)
Christmas Eve Service for Families with Children, 5 p.m. (Great Hall)
Christmas Eve Service with Candlelight, 7 p.m. (Sanctuary)
Christmas Eve Service with Communion & Candlelight, 9 p.m. (Sanctuary)

 

Follow the Star