Holiday Events

Sunday, December 16 — 2:00 pm — Choir & Handbells Christmas Concert (Bishop Sanctuary) Be sure to arrive early, seats fill up fast! The Chancel Choir and the Hosanna Handbells will perform. The concert is free; donations are appreciated. A dessert reception will follow in the Social Hall.
Friday, December 21 —  7:00 pm— Longest Night Service (Bishop Sanctuary) Maybe the holidays are not particularly joyful for you this year.  Whether you are grieving, struggling economically,  discouraged by circumstances beyond your control, dealing with addiction, or overwhelmed with a personal situation,  it is good to remember that the first Christmas was difficult too. We will gather together to seek God’s comfort and peace.
Sunday, December 23 — 9:30 am — Children’s Christmas Program (Bishop Sanctuary) Enjoy the leadership of our children as we celebrate Christ’s coming together!
Monday, December 24 — Christmas Eve — 4:00pm — Family Christmas Eve Service (Bishop Sanctuary) Special focus on children and families, with music from the choir.
Monday, December 24 — Christmas Eve — 7:00 pm — Candlelight Service (Bishop Sanctuary) Special music and Communion. Service ends with candle lighting and “Silent Night.”
Tuesday, December 25 — Christmas Day — 1:00pm – Christmas Community Meal (Bishop United Methodist Center) Enjoy a free holiday meal. Please bring a favorite dessert to share. All are welcome!
To learn more, call the Church Office at 760-872-7701