First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2022
9:00 Contemporary Worship
10:45 Traditional Worship
First Sunday of Advent, the season in which we prepare for the coming of Christ anew into our hearts and our world. A Celtic Advent Devotional is available in the lobby (online version: https://tinyurl.com/mwxtnzb4
Sermons in Advent focus on the “Fear not!” scriptures in the Christmas story:
Nov. 27 Finding the Holy in Chaos: Isaiah (Isaiah 43:1-7)
Dec. 4 Finding the Holy in Mystery: Mary (Luke 1:26-34)
Dec. 11 Finding the Holy in Disruption: Joseph (Matthew 1:18-25)
Dec. 18 Finding the Holy in the Ordinary: Shepherds (Luke 2:8-15)
This Sunday evening: Lighting of the Christmas Tree & Advent-ure, 5:00- 6:30 p.m. Begin the season of Advent with a festival of light on the patio and in the lobby, featuring something for everyone: crafts for kids (Advent wreath and Nativity set), fellowship around the fire, a hot chocolate bar and treats, culminating in lighting the outdoor Christmas tree.
To worship online live every Sunday at 9:00 and 10:45 or recorded: go to www.Christ-Pres.Church
and click Watch Worship, then click the service you would like to attend.
Coffee service is available after both Sunday services, and welcome to our new baristas!
Children and Youth
Join us for Bible stories, arts and crafts, science demos, games, music and more in room 1 of the Education Building! If you are new to our Sunday School program, please register here: https://tithe.ly/event-registration/#/2404834 Details: Cathy Love firstname.lastname@example.org
9:30-10:15: K-5th grade, in the Education building (after the children’s message)
11:00-11:45: K-5th grade, in the Education building (after the children’s message)
The first Sunday of every month is Communion Sunday, when kids stay with their families in worship.
Middle School Youth (6th-8th grade) Every Wednesday in the Youth Room, 5:00—6:30 p.m. for in-person youth group and the BEST night of the week for games, friends and so much FUN.
High School Youth
High School meets in-person, Sundays in the youth room, noon—1:30 p.m.. Join us for fun, fellowship (lunch), and friends!
Church Nursery every Sunday, with care during worship including a special program for toddlers.