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Advent & Christmas Worship

Welcome visiting families and friends and guests

Advent 3 December 15

 

Worship Service at 9:30am

A traditional service featuring special music by George Mason students, Amy Moir, and Rachel Ackerman

 

Christmas in Music at 5:00pm

Enjoy an evening of carols and the Christmas Story presented through music by our Chancel Choir, New Life International and other soloists. Invite friends and find the mystery and joy of Advent!

 

Advent 4 December 22

 

A Service of Lessons and Carols at 9:30am

The Service includes short Bible readings and carols or hymns to tell the story leading up to the birth of Jesus. Come and hear the wonderful story as told by Chancel Choir, Bellissimo Ringers and inspiring soloists for a time of reverence and anticipation of the Christ Child.

Christmas Eve December 24

 

Daylight Christmas Eve Service at 3:00pm

For those who wish to celebrate the Birth of Christ during the daylight hours, this service includes traditional carols with special music by soloists and William Hilbrink on violin, a powerful message, time for prayer and reflection, and a celebration of Holy Communion. Ideally suited for those with difficulties traveling at night, other evening engagements or those preferring to be home earlier; we pray this worship opportunity fills you with the love of Christ.

 

Family Christmas Eve at 5:00pm

The Family Service focuses on bringing to life the Christmas story for children and families in a meaningful way. Follow That Star is a drama presentation by our Children’s Choir directed by Rachel Ackerman and special music by Amy Moir to inspire families through singing and reflection as we remember the simple and transformational story of Christ’s birth.

 

Traditional Candlelight Service at 9:00pm

Be a part of our traditional candlelight service of Holy Communion. We gather in the warmth of community to hear the story of Christ’s birth and share in the holy meal together. The Chancel Choir, Crystal Golden and William Hilbrink offer a rich musical context for the congregation to sing familiar carols to contemplate the significance of Christ breaking into our lives. The service closes lifting our voices to God in a shimmer of candlelight.

 

 

1st Sunday after Christmas, Dec. 29

9:30 Service Only

This informal worship opportunity present traditional carols, scripture and the Christmas message as the community moves toward Epiphany on January 5. Families are encouraged to worship together and Sunday School is not offered.