Advent at Glenn

Christmas is coming… Stay in the know during this season of preparation. Glenn's Advent schedule is full of Christmas spirit. So, mark your calendars, you won't want to miss a thing!

 
 
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Cherub Choir Nativity Pageant

Wednesday, December 12, 6:30 p.m., Ward Fellowship Hall

Come for dinner, stay for the show. This is arguably the most delightful night of the season: o Cherub Choir Nativity pageant, directed by Mary Lindsey Lewis. With much laughter and levity, Glenn’s four and five-year-old’s bring the story of the first Christmas to life! Nursery provided. **NOTE: This will be the last Wednesday Night Supper of 2018. $8/adult, $5/child.

 
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Guest Preacher, Bishop Carter

Sunday, December 16, 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary

During Sunday school, the New Class invites all to join them to hear Bishop Ken Carter, President of the Council of Bishops and Resident Bishop of the Florida Episcopal Area speak about the Commission on the Way Forward and special called session of General Conference of The United Methodist Church set for February 2019. Bishop Kenneth H Carter will then deliver the message at the 11:00 a.m. worship service.

 
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Youth Advent Service + Chili Potluck

Sunday, December 16, 5:00 p.m., Ward Fellowship Hall

An Advent tradition, join us for worship on December 16 at The Gathering at 5:00 p.m.  Our creative youth plan, preach, sing, and share their gifts this holiday season.  Immediately following worship ALL are invited for a chili pot-luck in the Ward Fellowship Hall.  Sign up to join the fun.   

 
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In the Bleak Midwinter: A Service of Grief and Hope

Wednesday, December 19, 7:00 p.m., Little Chapel

Is all the hustle & bustle of this Season too much to bear? Many of us have struggles in our lives that make being jolly & merry the farthest things from our hearts and minds. Whether you are grieving, stressed, or lonely, there is hope during all things. Join us on one of winter's longest night to find comfort and hope in the midst of this season. Childcare provided.

 
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A Birthday Party for Jesus

Sunday, December 23, 9:45 a.m., Ward Fellowship Hall

ALL AGES INVITED! Join us to celebrate Christmas with caroling led by Jim Gibson and George Shepherd. Crafts & games for children, and of course, birthday cake! Nursery provided.

 
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Christmas Eve Open Choir Rehearsal

Sunday, December 23, 12:00 p.m.

Glenn's Music Ministry invites anyone interested to sing at the 5:00 p.m. or 11:00 p.m. services on Christmas Eve! A special rehearsal will be held following the 11:00 a.m. worship service to learn some new music and to spend time with those who are joining us from out of town! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to sing. There will even be a brass ensemble joining us for the 5:00 p.m. service this year! Contact Michael Dauterman for more information.

 
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A Christmas Gathering

Sunday, December 23, 5:00 p.m., Ward Fellowship Hall

Going out of town for Christmas Eve but still want to worship with your church family? Join the members of The Gathering for an 'Eve of Christmas Eve' service. We’ll sing Christmas Carols and have communion and a candle lighting. All are welcome!

 
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The Christmas Story

Monday, December 24, 5:00 p.m., Sanctuary

A night full of Glenn Church tradition! Join our church family for 'The Christmas Story'! Retold in drama and song, The Christmas Story comes to life before your eyes. By all ages, for all ages. *Childcare available for age 4 & younger.

 
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Candlelight Communion Service

Monday, December 24, 11:00 p.m., Sanctuary

In the hour before Christmas Day, gather with others for a service of stillness, quiet, and growing light. Communion and a candle lighting will conclude this service as the clock ticks into Christmas Day.