As we celebrate Christ’s birth this year, we’ll be focusing on the hope that he brings us. During Advent, the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, we will worship together each Sunday and focus on a specific aspect of that hope. We also have several special events during the season. Join us as we remember that Christ has come and he is coming again.
Advent at Home
As we anticipate Christ’s birth this Advent season, visit the Advent Materials table located in the hallway near the sanctuary. There you will find adult daily devotional booklets and a child-friendly Advent calendar for use at home.
First Sunday of Advent, December 3
Music Sunday: Celebrating the Songs of Christmas Join us for the songs of Christmas, featuring congregational singing, the Court Square Choir, and the Court Square Ringers, at both services (9 am and 11:15 am). In between services, at 10:15 am, we will gather in Showker Hall for a Cookie Reception. Bring two dozen of your favorite cookies to share.
Second Sunday of Advent, December 10
Sermon: “Hoping for Love” Services at 9 am and 11:15 am. Communion will be served.
Christmas Dinner Soup Kitchen, Tuesday, December 12
Starts at 4:30 pm; cold-weather gift available for our guests.
Third Sunday of Advent, December 17
Sermon: “Hoping for Joy” Services at 9 am and 11:15 am.
Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 24
Sermon: “Hoping for Peace” One joint service will be held at 10:30 am.
Christmas Eve, December 24
Lessons and Carols Services 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Join us for the Christmas story in word and song.
Christmas Day, December 25
Community Christmas Dinner Free admission for all. Appetizer and movie hour is from 3:30-5 pm. Dinner is 5-8 pm.
New Year’s Eve, December 31
Joint worship service at 10:30 am