Mark these dates on your calendar, and join us as we celebrate our Savior's birth.
Family Advent Event
Sunday, Nov. 25 | 9:45 & 11 aM
Join your children (K-5th grade) for Family Advent, which will take the place of Children’s Sunday school. Parents and children will hear an Advent message, sing Christmas carols, work on crafts, enjoy snacks and prepare for Advent at home as a family. This year, we are excited to welcome our Blessings Special Needs Ministry as they join with us for Family Advent. NOTE: The 8:30 Basecamp class will not meet this day in order to prepare for the Advent Family Event.
Holiday for Her with concert by Sarah Kroger
Wednesday, Nov. 28 | 6:30 pm | Seabrook Hall
Join the women of Christ Church for a fabulous girls' night out with fantastic food and beautiful worship featuring Sarah Kroger. Ladies of all ages are welcome. Childcare is not available, and everyone, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket. Tickets are $20 ($10 for children/students), which includes delicious holiday appetizers and desserts. Our mission focus again this year will be collecting change and filling baby bottles for Life Choices. Fabulous Women's Ministry swag will be available for sale along with Sarah's CDs, shirts, etc.
JoyLife901 & Friends Holiday Pop Up Shop at EMC
Thursday, Nov. 29 | 5 pm
This is an awesome opportunity to fellowship and make people in our community aware of opportunities available for people with disabilities. Part of the proceeds go to the Christ Church Special Needs Ministry, and some of our staff members will be there with great items to sell.
Sunday, Dec. 2 | 8:30 & 11 am
Experience the music and message of this timeless work by George Frideric Handel presented by the Christ Church Chancel Choir with orchestra. Messiah is a wonderful tradition here at Christ Church to usher in the Christmas season.
Birthday Party for Jesus
Sunday, Dec. 2 | during Sunday school
Enjoy cake and sing “Happy Birthday” to the Savior. Families are encouraged to bring a simple store-bought or homemade ornament to trim the nursery tree.
Stanford Open House
Sunday, Dec. 2 | 2-4 pm | Germantown
Stop by to celebrate the start of the Advent season with cookies, coffee and fantastic fellowship.
Family Movie Night at EMC
Wednesday, Dec. 5 | 6 pm
Join us as we watch The Star (2017). A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a loveable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become unlikely heroes in the greatest story ever told – the first Christmas.
PDO Christmas Program
Thursday, Dec. 6 | 9:30 am | Wilson Chapel
Join us as the children act and sing through the Nativity story.
Hosanna Project Christmas Play: Star Search
Sunday, Dec. 9 | 9:45 am | Seabrook Hall
The time has come for God to put His plan into motion, and the search for the Star of Bethlehem has begun! When a Meteorite delivers the message announcing auditions for a special star, the stars in the sky prepare for the big competition. Based on Philippians 2:3-7, this warm and memorable Christmastime celebration centers around ‘being humble, and being kind, if you really wanna be a star!’
High School Refuge Christmas Party
Sunday, Dec. 9 | 4-5:30 pm
Come ready for games, food and holiday cheer!
Middle Refuge Christmas Party
Wednesday, Dec. 12 | 6-7:45 pm
Join us for our middle school Christmas Party, where we will celebrate with games, food, fellowship and more! You don’t want to miss it!
Family Potluck & Christmas Caroling at EMC
Wednesday, Dec. 12 | 6 pm
Bring a side to share. Meat, cookies, drinks and coffee will be provided. We will caravan together to go caroling in a nearby neighborhood. Make sure you bundle up if you want to join along.
Festival of Carols
Sunday, Dec. 16 | 8:30 & 11 am
Enjoy a Christmas tapestry of carols and hymns with our choir and orchestra.
Jelly Bean Choir Performs
Sunday, Dec. 16 | 9:45 am | Seabrook Hall
Our 3, 4 and 5-year-olds will sing during the 9:45 Horizons service.
Christmas Camp with Debbie for PK-6th grade
December 19-21 & 27-28 | 9 am-3 pm
Join Debbie Goodwin for games, arts & crafts, a Christmas party and more! Cost: $175/full camp or $35/day. Before (7:30-9 a.m.; $25) and after care (3-5:30 p.m.; $25) available.
Jimmy Chambers Basketball Camp for 1st-8th grade
December 19-22 | 9 am-3 pm
Join us for basketball skills, scrimmage & fun! Cost: $120/week or $35/day. Before (7:30-9 a.m.; $25) and after care (3-5:30 p.m.; $25) available except on Saturday.
Christmas Communion at EMC
Wednesday, Dec. 19 | 6 pm
Join us for a candlelight service celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior.
Christmas Eve Services
Monday, Dec. 24
5:30-7 p.m., Open Communion
5:30 p.m., Family Service
8 p.m., Candlelight Service
NOTE: The nursery will not be open for Christmas Eve services. Families are encouraged to worship together.
NOTE: K-12th grade Sunday school classes will not meet on Sunday, Dec. 23 or Sunday, Dec. 30.