Advent Worship

2020

(Except where noted below all worship experiences will be broadcast via Vimeo and Facebook Live.)

First Sunday of Advent​—November 29 (10:30am)

Hanging of the Green

As you prepare for the holidays at home, join us for this virtual celebration of the adorning of our Sanctuary for this holy season.

 

Second Sunday of Advent —December 6 (10:30am)

Join us online as we light the second candle of Advent and enjoy the music of the Sanctuary Choir, Vocare Youth Ensemble and Tyrese Byrd, guest soloist.

Third Sunday of Advent—Lessons and Carols, December 13 (10:30am) 

Our annual Lessons and Carols Service will be shared from the stage of the Peace  Center this year. ​Be At Peace​ …come and hear the Christmas story read and musically interpreted by our fellow church members and musicians.  

This service will be broadcast online and via Facebook Live and is also available as an in-person worship service.

 

Longest Night Service—Wednesday, December 16 (6:15pm) 

The Advent Christmas Season is not always a time of peace and joy for everyone. For  those who are hurting, grieving, or simply need an extra measure of calm during these holy days, join us for our Longest Night Service and allow the gentleness of this hour to  minister to you. 

Fourth Sunday of Advent—December 20 (10:30am) 

Join us online as we light the fourth candle of Advent and enjoy the music of our Sanctuary Choir accompanied by string quartet and percussion. 

Drive-through Candlelight Service—Sunday, December 20 (6:00-8:00pm)

Join us any time between 6:00-8:00pm for this slow drive around the luminary lit  campus of First Baptist, you will enjoy candlelight, a Live Nativity, multiple caroling choirs, the receiving of communion, and Dr. Jim giving his annual gift to your  children…all without leaving the comfort of your car. 

This worship service is only available in-person…or in-car.

Fireside Christmas Eve Service—Thursday, December 24 (5:00pm)

Tune in as we welcome and celebrate the holiest night of the year beside the fireplace  of our Church Parlor. Enjoy music from Amy Joye, guest soloist.

Christmastide Service—Sunday, December 27 (10:30am)

Christmas is not an ending; it is a beginning. Worship with us online as we celebrate the stories of Jesus’ infancy and childhood. 

Epiphany Sunday, January 3, (10:30am)

Our Senior Minister, Dr. Jim Dant and local Muslim scholar Dr. Akif Aydin, will share a dialogue sermon that illuminates the way Mary, Jesus, and the visit of the Magi connect our world. 

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