Advent is always a special month of preparation and waiting for the coming of the Christ-child. So be prepared to celebrate the season with some wonderful events.Â
On Dec 2nd, we light the first Advent candle and celebrate the Lordâ€™s Supper. The children will sing as well and begin to practice for the Christmas pageant.
On Dec 9th, the Reformed Church of Astoria, Queens, NY, is coming to visit. We will also welcome our missionaries in Jerusalem, Marlin and Sally Vis. The Angel Gifts for the needy children of our region will be picked up and a warm luncheon will be served. Please plan to stay for a presentation from our missionaries.
On Dec 16th, the children will continue to practice the pageant play.
On Saturday Dec. 22nd, there will be practice for the play at 4:30 p.m., followed by a Congregational Christmas Party at 6:00 p.m. Please bring a $5.00 gift item for a White Elephant Gift Exchange!
On Sunday, Dec 23rd, the children will perform the play during the Intergenerational Worship Service. Our White Envelope Offering will be collected that day and is designated to My Daughterâ€™s Keeper program.
Monday, Dec 24th, is Christmas Eve. At 6:30 p.m., those who wish may gather for caroling in front of the church. At 7:30 p.m., our Candlelight Service with Lessons in Carols will begin.
Bring your family and friends. Please note the special coffee hour following the service.