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Christmas 2018

Sunday Morning December 23, 2018 (Saturday 5:00 PM Dec. 22)

  • 4th Sunday of Advent
  • Normal Worship Schedule 8:30 A.M. and 10:45 AM
  • Bible Classes and Sunday School at 9:45 AM
  • Staffed nursery and children’s church for both Sunday worship services, 8:30 & 10:45  

Monday December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve

5:00 PM Family Candlelight Worship  

  • Blended family-oriented and kid-friendly worship with carols by the praise band
  • Bring a favorite bell, especially children (ring during the chorus lines of the carols)
  • All Children receive a Christmas sticker page to apply stickers to the worship folder at appropriate times.
  • Staffed nursery, children’s message, supervised children’s activity during sermon (ages 4-8)
  • Candlelight singing of “Silent Night”
  • Children in attendance receive gift bag upon departure

7:30 PM Festival Candlelight Worship with Communion

  • Traditional Christmas Eve Worship for all ages
  • Special music beginning at 7:00 duets, solos and choirs
  • Pipe Organ and Brass lead traditional carols.
  • Staffed nursery, children in attendance receive gift bag upon departure
  • Sacrament of Holy Communion
  • Candlelight singing of “Silent Night”

11:00 PM Reflective Candlelight Worship with Communion

  • Late night, Peaceful and Contemplative Christmas Eve Worship
  • Classical instruments and Pipe Organ leading traditional carols.
  • Liturgy includes repeated Christmas chorus lines and chants.
  • No nursery
  • Sacrament of Holy Communion
  • Candlelight singing of “Silent Night”  

Tuesday December 25, 2018 Christmas Day

10:00 AM Traditional Christmas Worship

  • Singing of favorite carols often missed on Christmas Eve
  • Special homily from Vicar Matthew Bohlmann 

Saturday - Sunday December 29-30, 2018

  • Normal worship schedule Saturday, 5:00 PM Sunday, 8:30 AM and 10:45 AM
  • Holy Communion at all Services
  • Children’s Church activities and Staffed Nursery for Sunday Services
  • 9:45 AM Bible Classes and Sunday School

Monday December 31, 2018 New Year’s Eve Worship

7:00 PM Reflective Worship on the Road Behind and the Road Ahead

  • Scriptures and hymns designed to reflect on this past year with thanksgiving and look forward to the coming year with enthusiasm
  • Opportunity for personal worship and prayer for individual goals, desires and anticipations
  • A favorite service requested by worshippers each year