Holiday Re-Gifting Fair, 12/4 11:30 a.m.
Immediately following the service: Last year’s was so successful, we are repeating it again this year. Please bring your gently used holiday gifts that you can part with to the church that morning or earlier in the week. We will let the children “shop” for their families. After they are done, it is open to the rest of the congregation to “shop.”
PWYW Gift and Craft Fair, 12/11 11:30 a.m.
It’s back! Our pay-what-you-will gift is coming up. It is a chance for us to share our gifts with one another and maybe even put a little money in our pockets. The entire event will be pay-what-you-will, where customers pay what they think is a fair price.
Caroling for All Ages, 12/16 7-9 p.m.
Family event focused on familiar carols.
Children’s Winter Pageant, 12/18 10 a.m.
No Rehearsal Pageant
A Candlelight Solstice Labyrinth Walk, 12/21 7 p.m.
The labyrinth is an ancient symbol that has been used by pagans and Christians alike. To walk the labyrinth is to walk an inner journey of contemplation and reflection. The walk has three phases: the walk in, outer circle to inner circle. The center or deepest place of the heart and light. And the journey of return, inner to outer circle. Come enter the darkness and walk toward the inbreaking of light.
Christmas Eve Service, 12/24 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Our Christmas Eve service this year will be filled with music, story, time for reflection, and the lighting of candles for families at 4 p.m. The 7 p.m. service is a meditative service.
Burning Bowl Service, 1/1 10 a.m.
The beginning of the calendar year is an opportunity to let go of the old and set one’s intentions for the new year. There will be four altars set for that purpose: a burning bowl to burn away the old, water to symbolically cleanse one’s self, oil to anoint one’s self with intention, and candles to light to give the hopes light and the fire of commitment. Come and “cleanse the chambers of the heart,” to make room for the new…