Advent and Christmas Worship and Activities

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Sunday, November 27

9:30am Advent Sunday School Series: Magnificat Messages—Jasmine Road (Parlor)
Come hear Greenville nonprofits share about their work and ways all can get involved.

9:30am The Bridge Exploring Advent (AYMC Lobby)
All college-age and young adults are welcome to join us as we explore the themes, scriptures and mysteries of Advent!

10:30am First Sunday of Advent—The Candle of Hope—Hanging of the Green Service  with Proclaimer Tony Hopkins (Sanctuary)
Prepare the house of the Lord and our hearts for the Advent season.


Wednesday, November 30

Youth Christmas Decoration Party & Senior Tree (AYMC Terrace Level)

6:15pm MidWeek Fellowship—The Christmas Story in Art: Matthew with Tony Hopkins (Fellowship Hall)
Explore the text of the infancy narrative through the lens of Christian art.


Friday, December 2

10:30am Senior Adult Lunch and More (Fellowship Hall)
Come hear Christmas music by Partners in Rhyme, a local barbershop quartet!


Sunday, December 4

9:30am Advent Sunday School Series: Magnificat Messages—Greenville Homeless Alliance (Fellowship Hall)

9:30am The Bridge Exploring Advent (AYMC Lobby)

10:30am Second Sunday of Advent—The Candle of Peace – Handel’s Messiah with Sanctuary Choir, Soloists and Chamber Orchestra (Sanctuary)

3:00-4:30pm Preschool Christmas Party (B-400 Hall)
Children ages 3 through 5K with a parent create crafts and have Christmas fun!

3:00-4:30pm Children Caroling (Gather in B-400)
Children in grades 1-5 gather to carol and bring joy as they wish Merry Christmas to others.


Wednesday, December 7

4:00-7:00pm Youth on the Town
Meet at Bertolo’s for pizza, then tour Festival of Trees at Hyatt Regency and enjoy dessert and hot chocolate at Starbucks/Kilwins.

6:15pm MidWeek Fellowship—The Christmas Story in Art: Luke with Tony Hopkins (Fellowship Hall)


Friday, December 9

7:00pm Greenville Gay Men’s Chorus Concert: Heigh Ho! A Holiday Extravaganza (Sanctuary)


Saturday, December 10

4:00-6:00pm LGBTQ & Friends Community Group Christmas Party (Fellowship Hall)


Sunday, December 11

9:00-10:15am Youth Christmas Fellowship Breakfast (AYMC Terrace Level)

9:30am Advent Sunday School Series: Magnificat Messages—World Relief (Fellowship Hall)

9:30am The Bridge Exploring Advent (AYMC Lobby)

10:30am Third Sunday of Advent—The Candle of Joy (Sanctuary)
Proclaimer Tony Hopkins with Preschool and Elementary Children’s Choirs and Vocare

2:00pm Roadrunners to the Theater
Go to Simpsonville Art Center for Mill Town Players’ production of The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever!

5:00-7:00pm Youth White Elephant Party (AYMC Terrace Level)
Bring unwrapped bag/box/bar of candy to play the game!

Tuesday, December 13

8:30am Holy Rollers to Christmas Shop
Go to Asheville Outlet Mall for a day of holiday shopping


Wednesday, December 14

6:15pm MidWeek Fellowship—Jesus, Light of the World—Children’s Choir Christmas Program (Sanctuary)


Friday, December 16

6:30pm College Christmas Party (Home of Ray and Wade Bryant)


Sunday, December 18

9:30am Advent Sunday School Series: Magnificat Messages—Village Engage (Fellowship Hall)

9:30am The Bridge Exploring Advent (AYMC Lobby)

10:30am Fourth Sunday of Advent—The Candle of Love (Sanctuary)
Proclaimer Tony Hopkins with Soloist Jayne Womack, Bell Tower Ringers and Sanctuary Choir

6:30pm Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols with Sanctuary Choir and Brass Quintet (Sanctuary)
Special collection for Lula Whilden World Missions Offering


Tuesday, December 20

6:30pm The Bridge Crazy Sweater Cookie Swap (Home of Ben and Stacie Snyder)
Wear your favorite Christmas sweater or outfit and bring two dozen cookies to share.


Wednesday, December 21

6:15pm Longest Night Service (Sanctuary)
Service with Proclaimer Kendra Plating held on a long winter’s night to companion those who struggle during the holiday season


Saturday, December 24

5:00pm Christmas Eve Service of Communion (Sanctuary)
Proclaimer Tony Hopkins and Guest Musician Phil Snyder—Special Offering for Local Relief


Sunday, December 25

10:30am Christmas Day Worship Service (Fellowship Hall)
Come as you are and gather with your church family and Proclaimer Tony Hopkins to celebrate the gift of Jesus. All gather in the Fellowship Hall. There is no Sunday School and no childcare.


Sunday, January 1

10:30am First Sunday after Christmas Worship Service (Sanctuary)
Proclaimer Tony Hopkins—No Sunday School but childcare provided


Sunday, January 8

10:30am Epiphany Sunday Worship Service (Sanctuary)
Celebrate Epiphany with Proclaimer Tony Hopkins and the service of communion.

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