Advent | 2022

Events & Worship Opportunities

Chrismon Tree Decorating | Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
A special time of decorating the church together. Everyone is invited!

Eastman Lions Club Christmas Parade | Saturday, December 10th at 6:30 p.m.
The Eastman First Youth will have a float in the parade this year.

Christmas Open House at the Parsonage | Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited!

Joy Fellowship & Methodist Men Christmas Supper | Tuesday, December 13, at 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00/person. Please RSVP by contacting the church office by Dec. 8.

Children’s Christmas Play and Santa Party | Wednesday, December 14, at 5:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m., join us for a play put on by our children and youth. Immediately following the play, we’ll have our annual Santa Party. Bring your favorite finger foods and sweets and celebrate with our children.

“Ring in Christmas” Community Performance | Thursday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m.
It will be mainly instrumental Christmas music, with a few Congregational hymns. Music will include the Eastman First UMC Chancel Choir, Hand bells & Instrumentalists

Christmas Musical Worship Service “Celebrate His Coming” | Sunday, December 18, at 10:30 a.m.
The Program is entitled “Celebrate His Coming.” It will include Christmas favorites sung by the choir and our handbells. Join us as we celebrate the season through music.

Christmas Caroling | Monday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m.
Join us as we go house to house and sing Christmas Carols for our Shut-Ins and some of our church members.

Blue Christmas: A Healing Service | Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.
Join us on the longest night for a time of worship and healing. 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.

’Twas the Wednesday Night Supper Before Christmas | Wednesday, December 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special evening of fun and fellowship. (No Charge) Please RSVP by contacting the church office by Dec. 15.

Live Nativity on the Lawn by the Youth | Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Everyone’s invited!

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service & Communion | Saturday, December 24, at 4:00 p.m.
Join us in the sanctuary for our candlelight communion Christmas Eve service.
Bring your family and friends as we gather to welcome the Christ child to the world!

Christmas Sunday Pot-luck Fellowship, Caroling & Worship | Sunday, December 25, at 9:30 a.m.
On Christmas Sunday we’ll have a special time of fellowship and joyful singing.
Join us for a potluck breakfast. Then we’ll worship together by singing several Christmas carols and a brief sermon.This is a family-oriented, casual, event, so come as you are!