All Church Activities are cancelled today, December 8th
Please call the church office before you come in on Friday, December 9th.
Chancel choir rehearses promptly at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning in the sanctuary.
Advent and Christmastide at Rose City Park
Advent begins on Sunday, November 27th with a communion worship service and continues through December 18th. Each Sunday, morning worship will include the traditional lighting of our Advent wreath.
You can find the Presbyterians Today 2016 Advent Calendar, A Journey of Memories, which contains a daily scripture reading and a reflection, in the upper narthex. Written by Sue Washburn with beautiful quilt images by Susan Blank, it is a concise way to mark the Advent Season. Families with children and grandchildren will receive Advent materials from the Christian Education and Nurture Committee. include the Advent Window calendar, What a Wonderful Gift; a fun puzzle magnet, From Heaven Above; and for youth, the devotional, Advent See-Son! Watch for these items.
Music of the Season—December 11th
We will have coffee fellowship in the parlor so that we can all gather in the sanctuary with Ruth and Martin for carols.
A Time for Waiting Christmas Program—December 18th
This intergenerational production slows our journey to Bethlehem as we celebrate the Angel Gabriel’s miraculous visits to Elizabeth, Zechariah, and Mary. We experience the gathering of angels and Magi around Mary and Joseph as we await the birth of Jesus. Bob McGranahan directs.
Christmas Eve—December 24th
We invite you to attend one of our joyous celebrations of the Christ Child’s birth! The 4 p.m. Early Eve Worship isa meaningful candlelight service under the leadership of Rev. David Dornack and our talented musicians Ruth Heald and Martin Ellis. This early service includes a story time for children and will be appropriate for worshippers of all ages. Families are encouraged to attend with friends and neighbors. Our 9 p.m. traditional Candlelight and Communion Worship service of lessons and carols includes music from Chancel and Handbell Choirs. Doors and elevator open 30 minutes before each service. Enter through the main doors at NE 44th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard.
Christmas Day—December 25th
Come for a worship service to celebrate the birth of the Christ child. Pajamas are welcome!
Epiphany Worship – January 8th
We celebrate Epiphany and the arrival of the magi this Sunday with Communion worship.