Here's a quick look at all the events St. Paul's Lutheran Church and School Ministries have planned for December. Whether it's worship times, building Advent Wreaths, or families gathering in our gym for "Family Movie Night" please know that you are always Welcome! May these events help point you to the true joy of this season as we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus.
PTLT Movie Night – Polar Express
The PTLT is pleased to announce our first Family Fun Night of the year! Join us on Friday December 1, 2017 at 6:15pm in the Gym for a viewing of "The Polar Express". Movie starts promptly at 7:00pm. Come in your pajamas! Small prize for the most festive PJs! Bring your friends, family, chairs, blankets and beverages! Hot Chocolate, Popcorn, Pizza and Candy will be available for purchase. Supervision required for all children.
Family Advent Worship
Wednesdays December 6, 13, and 20 at 11:00 am and 7:00 pm in the Church's New Welcome Center for all ages. We will gather around tables decorated with Advent Wreaths for our "family style Advent Worship." There will be a special tree ornament for each Wednesday that emphasizes the Advent Announcement from the following Gospels:
Wed. Dec. 6 - Matthew 1:17-25 - The Advent Horn
Wed. Dec. 13 – Mark: 1:1-11 - The Advent Greeting Card
Wed. Dec. 20 - Luke 1:39-56 - The Advent Bell
The morning service will be followed by a light soup lunch. The evening service will be followed by desserts.
Cookies with Santa
December 12 at 6:30-8 PM in the Gym/LCA. $5 Per Person
School Christmas Programs
Christmas Around the World (Grades P3 - K)
December 15 at 10AM in the Sanctuary
The Everlasting Light (Grades 1st - 4th)
December 15 at 5PM in the Sanctuary
Join us in between Christmas Programs in the Gym for some food at 6pm - 7pm
The Pageant (Grades 5th - 8th)
December 15 at 7PM in the Sanctuary
This year the St. Paul's Music Ministry will be performing Images of Adoration by Pepper Choplin on December 17th at the 8am and 10:30 services. The service will feature singers from our praise team and Spirit Choir with a 15 piece orchestra.
Christmas Eve Services
Sat. 12/23 5:00 pm Fourth Sunday of Advent Worship
Sun. 12/24 8:00 am Fourth Sunday of Advent Worship
December 24 at 4:00pm, 7:00pm, and 11:00pm in the Sanctuary
4:00 pm Service
Family service lead by the Praise Team, Very Child Friendly with some child involvement during the message from Luke Chapter 2. The service ends with Candlelight singing of Silent Night.
7:00 pm Service*
For All Ages, Organ, Spirit Choir and Brass. The Lord's Supper will be celebrated at the Altar. Pastor Mark will give the Christmas Message. The service ends with Candlelight singing of Silent Night.
11:00 pm Services*
For All Ages, Organ and Brass, and .other special instrumentalists. The Lord's Supper will be celebrated at the Altar. Pastor Mark will give the Christmas Message. The service ends with Candlelight singing of Silent Night, and the welcoming in of Christmas Morning!
* The 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Services will have half-hour musical presentations prior to the service. Come early and prepare your heart, mind and spirit for the Celebration of Christ's Nativity.