Advent and Christmas Eve

2016 - The Glory of It All

"May his glory fill the whole earth.”
Psalm 72:19b 

Sunday Services
7:45am Chapel - reflective service with Communion and lighting of Advent candle
10am in Sanctuary (described below)

1st Sunday of Advent - Nov 27

Rev. Dr. David Smazik
Focusing Your Field of Vision

Lighting of the first candle for Advent. Recorder Consort.

2nd Sunday of Advent - Dec 4

Rev. Dr. David Smazik

Those Who Say What We Need to Hear

Communion. Lighting of second Advent candle. Chancel Choir.

3rd Sunday of Advent - Dec 11
Rev. Sarah Green
When Glory Touches Our Lives

Lighting of third Advent candle. Men's Chorus.

4th Sunday of Advent - Dec 18
Rev. Dr. David Smazik
Fully Present

Lighting of fourth Advent candle. A musical service directed by Matt Webb - Gloria by John Rutter presented by the Chancel Choir, brass, percussion and organ. 

Wednesday noon Chapel service
November 30, December 7 and 14 

Watch The First Nowell and A Jazz Nativity, major works performed for Advent

Christmas Eve Services

Beyond Time and Space

4:00pm Family Service  The children’s choirs lead an informal, interactive candlelight service presenting the Christmas Story. Directed by Julie Ramseyer and Alexandra Mead

7:00pm  Rev. Dr. David Smazik leads a candlelight service featuring music by a string ensemble and the Chancel Choir. Musical prelude at 6:30pm by the Ringers-on-the-Green.

11:00pm  Rev. Dr. David Smazik leads a candlelight service featuring music by a string ensemble and the Chancel Choir. The Chancel Ringers provide the prelude at 10:30pm and ring in Christmas at the end of the service.