We have several great events coming up during the season of Advent. These events help mark this special season in the life of the church. Let’s come together to make this a meaningful season in our lives!
Family Chrismon Tree Decorating | Monday, November 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us again for a festive, kid- and family-friendly, time of decorating the Chrismon Tree for the season! We’ll explain the different symbols as we decorate, sing a couple of songs, and have a magical evening of fellowship.
Children’s Musical & Santa Party | Sunday, December 1, 2019
Musical at 5:00 p.m. | Santa Party at 6:00 p.m.
An annual tradition, the children will lead us in worship through their musical production. Party with Santa follows immediately afterwards in the Social Hall.
The Polar Express Outdoor Movie | Friday, December 6, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Join us at Ted and Dana’s house for a showing of The Polar Express on our outdoor movie equipment! This is a festive and fun movie just for kids while adults socialize inside. Bring a snack and/or drink to share. If the weather is poor, the movie will be shown indoors.
Blue Christmas: A Healing Service | Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
For when all is not merry and bright. Just as we did late in August of this year, we will offer a healing service with the anointing of oil for the concerns, losses, and difficulties that often hurt more during the Christmas season.
Adult Choir Musical Preview | Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
The choir will lead worship on this Sunday as we celebrate the season through music. You won’t want to miss this annual tradition that always brings a crowd. Note: 8:45 a.m. Arise will not meet on this Sunday.
Joy Fellowship/United Methodist Men Christmas Dinner | Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m.
All the church is invited to this annual, festive, gathering for dinner and music together. RSVP to the church office to reserve your spot.
Wednesday Night Supper | Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a festive supper as we celebrate Christmas together!
Adult Choir Musical Evening Performance | Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
This year’s edition brings the world of Charles Dickens to Eastman, Georgia! Join us for our annual tradition, now on a weekday evening, that promises to enrapture and delight as we explore the reason for the season.
Worship through Potluck and Caroling | Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
On the Sunday before Christmas Eve, we’ll have a special time of fellowship and joyful singing. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., join us for a potluck breakfast. Then at 10:00 a.m. we’ll worship together in one combined service by singing several Christmas carols and sharing together in a brief liturgy. This is a family-oriented, casual, event, so come as you are!
Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship | Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
This is our annual, traditional, Christmas Eve service with preaching, communion, and concluded with singing by candlelight. Join us and come early as there’s sure to be a crowd.