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19
NOV
2018

Worship Schedule

Dec. 16- 3rd Sunday of Advent
Christmas Pageant
9:00 a.m.- in the sanctuary
11:00 a.m.- in the sanctuary
5:00 p.m.- in Barbour Chapel

Dec. 23- 4th Sunday of Advent
9:00 a.m.- in the sanctuary
11:00 a.m.- in the sanctuary
5:00 p.m. – The Christmas Story concert

Dec. 24- Christmas Eve
11:30 a.m.- Lessons and Carols
5:00 p.m.- 45 min. family service w/ pageant
7:30 p.m.- Lessons and carols with choir
10:00 p.m.- Lessons and carols with choir

Dec. 30
10:30 a.m.- in the sanctuary
No 5:00 p.m. service

Children’s message at early service
Free childcare at morning services
5:oo p.m. is 45 minutes and informal
Communion at all 5:00 services

Communion is gluten-free and non-alcoholic

13
DEC
2018

Christmas Eve Worship- 11:30, 5:00, 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.

Join members and friends of GPMC for one of our candlelight Christmas Eve services lessons and carols.  All of our worship services are in the sanctuary and our later services include our full choir.
13
DEC
2018

Calling All Characters: 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Pageant

Children of all ages are invited to participate in our Living Crèche (nativity scene) as either angels or shepherds at this year’s 5 p.m. Christmas Eve service. Costumes will be available in...
13
DEC
2018

“Missing Miracles,” the December 9 sermon by Peter Henry

This is the sermon from Sunday morning worship on December 9.    It was the second Sunday of Advent, when churches often celebrate the peace that comes with Jesus Christ.  Throughout Advent, our...
13
DEC
2018

Gun Violence, A Call to Advocacy: Dec. 16

Members are invited to join the Advocacy Task Force in a letter writing campaign against gun violence this Sunday, December 16 after both morning services.  Why has the Session taken a position...
13
DEC
2018

“Facing Forward,” the December 2 sermon by Peter Henry

This is the sermon from Sunday morning worship on December 2.    It was the first Sunday of Advent, when churches often celebrate the hope that comes with Jesus Christ.  Throughout Advent,...
13
DEC
2018

The Christmas Story Concert Dec. 23, 5:00 p.m.

This year’s Christmas Story Concert, featuring the work of James Biery and including the GPMC Choir and local musicians, is free of charge and no ticket are required.  Free childcare is...
12
DEC
2018

“Tailor-Made Faith,” the November 18 sermon by Peter Henry

This is the sermon from Sunday morning worship on November 18.    It was the Sunday when we awarded Bibles to third graders who completed a special class and also recognized 50 year members.  The...
07
DEC
2018

Jan. 13 Diversity Book Club: I’m Still Here

Our Diversity Book Club has an idea if you are looking for a Christmas gift idea.  Buy a friend a copy of “I’m Still Here” by Austin Channing Brown and bring him or her to the Diversity Book Club...
07
DEC
2018

Everyone Eats and Everyone Receives

This just in! From Debbie Bellovich, Steve Voorhees, Bill Turner, and all of the Everyone Eats crew. HO! HO! HO! Once again, Everyone Eats is helping their guests provide Christmas gifts for...
06
DEC
2018

Alternative Gift Cards for People Who Have Enough

Alternative Gifts are Back on Sunday mornings! Christmas is coming, and so is your chance to buy Alternative Gifts for your friends and neighbors. A $5 donation (additional donations are welcome)...
06
DEC
2018

Dec. 9 Popup Boutique Benefits Others

The SoulCrafters will be hosting their “Holiday Pop-Up Boutique” on Sunday, December 9. The “store” will be set up in Fellowship Hall during the middle hour and after the 11:00 a.m. service, so...
06
DEC
2018

Hungry for Meaning? Advent Takeout for Families

“Take-out” Acts of Kindness for Advent 2018: This year children and youth will have an opportunity to use a different type of Advent calendar that doesn’t unfortunately include a daily piece of...