Children's Christmas Extravaganza - Dec 20th
Sunday Night (1pm - 4pm)
This year will look a little different. We will have 5 stations set up outside under tents telling the story of Christmas. Each child will do a craft, receive a snack and be able to sing Christmas Carols.
- Tent 1 - Angel Appearing to Mary
- Tent 2 - Nativity Scene
- Tent 3 - Shepherds
- Tent 4 - Wise Men
- Tent 5 - Caroling
More details to come!!!
Christmas Eve Candlelight Services — Dec 24th
Thursday Night - Two Services
- 4:30pm (masks required)
- 6:30pm (masks strongly encouraged)
Come gather with us as we reflect on the coming of the Christ through Scripture readings and carols by candlelight.
This is a family event so no childcare will be provided.
Children's Christmas Message — Dec 27th
Sunday, Dec. 27th (Two Services - 9am & 11am)
Pastor Larry will be bringing a special children’s Christmas message and we will sing carols. No Children's Classes.
- An Advent Prayer for Parents and Grandparents (by Scotty Smith) A great reminder to pray for our children and grandchildren during the season of Advent.
- Looking Back: Advent Candles (by Noel Piper) Helpful info for parents on addressing Advent with younger children.
- The Expected One (by Scott James) This is a daily, advent resource for the whole family. You can purchase this resource to download at this link.
The Dawning of Indestructible Joy: Daily Readings for Advent (by John Piper).
- The Season of Advent (by The Village Church).
- Come Lord Jesus Come - An Advent Devotional (by Providence Church).
The Advent Project is an online resource with scripture, devotionals, art, video, and music that helps us remember the mystery of the incarnation and the Word made flesh.
Love’s Pure Light - by the Dwell app — a guided time of advent focused Bible listening using the Dwell app.
Family Advent Activity Ideas
Family Advent Devotional (Faith At Home) 2019
- Jesse Tree Advent Devotional (by Ann Voskamp) Each day contains a devotional to be read aloud as a family, a simple action point, and a printable color ornament.
- Free Printable Advent Coloring Book - This one is great for younger children!
- Advent Jesus StoryBook Resource
- Behold the Lamb of God: An Advent Narrative (by Russ Ramsey)
Family Advent Recommended Books to Purchase
This four-week devotional guides your family on an unforgettable advent journey, exploring some of the most wonderful prophecies in the Bible and how God fulfills them in Christ.
Each day, families can read the provided Scripture passage (in connection with the original book), engage with a specially written devotion to help children of all ages understand the Advent theme for the day, and participate in suggested activities to apply the theme.
"Counting the Days, Lighting the Candles" is a Christmas Advent Devotional to help you and your family rejoice and rest in the holiday season. Beginning with December 1 and all through the month, you'll find separate readings for adults and children for each day. Also included are 4 activity suggestions that will enhance your family's experience of this blessed holiday season.
A captivating retelling of the Christmas story showing how God kept His promise to send a new King.