A Church Without Walls

Our Advent season begins this year on November 26th, in which we will explore the five senses throughout the holiday – Sights, Taste, Sounds, Touch and Smells. We hope that you feel like family during the holiday season. Here are some of the events happening around the church during the Christmas season:

Hanging of the Green
Nov 25
Help us prepare for the Christmas season by trimming the tree and hanging the decorations. Stay for the chili contest after!

Sights of Christmas – Advent Begins
Nov 26 at 9am
Sights of Christmas

Taste of Christmas
Dec 3
Join us for Sunday morning worship as we take a new spin on communion and enjoy several different types of bread from our congregation.

Blue Christmas
Dec 3
The holiday season is difficult for some of us. If you find yourself struggling, we invite you  to this service that acknowledges grief and provides a reminder of hope and joy.

United Methodist Women Christmas Festival
Dec 9
The UMW Christmas festival will be Saturday, Dec 10 from 9am – noon. Cookies, candies, and other goodies will be sold by the pound. There will also be a drawing for a beautiful quilt – tickets for the quilt are $1 each or 6 for $5. All donations will benefit local charities.

Sounds of Christmas (Lessons and Carols)
Dec 10
A special Sunday morning service of scripture and song to celebrate the holiday season.

Touch of Christmas
Dec 17
Join us for the fourth Sunday of Advent, we will read scripture from Luke 1: 39 – 55

Christmas Choir Concert
Dec 17
Get into the holiday spirit with a concert filled with Christmas music! Grace UMC will feature a trombone quartet from ASU as well as the Grace choir and bell choir. It’s a free event and there will be hot chocolate and cookies after. We hope you will join us for this Spirit-filled event.

Christmas Eve Services
Dec 24

9am– Our morning service will start our Christ-filled day.  Join us for a special Christmas message and carol along with us  as we study scripture from Matthew 1: 18-24.

5pm– Our family Christmas Eve service embraces joyful noise of our children as we hear the familiar story and see it through their eyes.

9pm – This service of communion and carols allows us to celebrate the Christ child who was born and the Christ who is still among us.

11pm – Our newly-added late night service is a chance to welcome Christmas Eve with communion and song. Come worship with us in this service of candlelight, prayer, and a quiet persistent joy.