Advent & Christmas Schedule

First Sunday of Advent • December 2

Service of Word and Sacrament – 10 a.m.
Scripture: Luke 1:5–25
Message: “Time for a Holy Hushing?”
Holy Communion

Adult Faith Formation in Wright Chapel with Rev. Dr. James Butler
“The Lady in Blue” part 1: Mary’s Fast Track to Womanhood

Second Sunday of Advent • December 9

Weeks Music Service – 10 a.m.
“Magnificat” by Kim André Arnesen with choir and Amethyst Strings

Adult Faith Formation in Wright Chapel with Rev. Dr. James Butler
“The Lady in Blue” part 2: Mary in the Gospels and Her Theological Development

Third Sunday of Advent • December 16

Service of the Word – 10 a.m.
Children’s Christmas Pageant

Adult Faith Formation in Wright Chapel with Rev. Dr. James Butler
“The Lady in Blue” part 3: Mary as Mediator of God’s Presence for Millions

Fourth Sunday of Advent • December 23

Service of the Word – 10 a.m.
Scripture: Luke 1:26–38
Message: “What to Do When the Future Chooses Us”
Christmas Joy Offering received
(Faith Formation events recessed until January 6, 2019)

Christmas EveDecember 24

Family Service – 5 p.m.
Carols, story at the manger and candle lighting

Evening Service – 8 p.m.
Carols, choir, sermon and candle lighting

Christmastide Sunday • December 30

Service of the Word – 10 a.m.
Scripture: Luke 2:22–38
Message: “When the Stone Was Placed”