Neighborhood Christmas Party
Saturday, Dec. 16, 10am–2pm, Larson Hall
You're invited to our Neighborhood Christmas Party! All aboard for an adventure in Narnia where magic awaits! Christmas trains, tea, and delicious treats, too. Invite your friends and neighbors!
Sunday, Dec. 17, 9am-1pm, Larson Hall
All aboard for an adventure in Narnia where magic awaits! Christmas trains, tea, and delicious treats, too.
This Dark December
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7:30pm, Sanctuary
Join us for a service of hope as we acknowledge God's presence with those who mourn, grieve, and struggle during the Christmas season.
Christmas Eve Services
9:30am & 11am
Family-friendly service with favorite Christmas carols.
5pm & 7pm
Traditional candlelight Christmas service with Cathedral Choir and Organ.
9pm & 11pm
Contemporary candlelight Christmas service with the Contemporary Worship Team.
Advent Devotional and Study Resources:
Online Devotional Resources:
From PCUSA, scroll down to find Daily Readings
Advent Devotional Guide
by Mark Roberts, Fuller Seminary
Advent Devotion Guide
For the Village Church in Texas (2012)
Click "Advent" on the right to bring up the posts and scroll back using the buttons at the bottom
Arts and Faith Video Advent Study
from Loyola Press, a weekly video devotional that interprets art through Advent scriptures
From Bel Air Presbyterian Staff, Begins Dec. 3
Seattle Pacific University Advent Daily Devotional
Books for Advent Devotions and Studies
Advent and Christmas Wisdom
From Henri J.M. Nouwen
Advent for Everyone
A daily devotional from NT Wright. $13.57 on Amazon
The Advent Jesse Tree: Devotions for Children and Adults to Prepare for the Coming of the Christ Child at Christmas
25 devotions and lessons for all ages from Dean Lambert Smith.$14 on Amazon.
Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas
50 devotions from a wide range of Christian writers, including Dietrich Bonhoeffer, C.S. Lewis and Karl Barth
The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas
By Ann Voskamp, a daily devotion that uses Old Testament passages and pairs with "The Jesse Tree" ornament exercise, includes free ornament downloads
Hidden Christmas: The Surprising Truth Behind the Birth of Christ
By Timothy Keller, the narrative of the true nativity story
Preparing for Christmas: Daily Meditations for Advent
By Richard Rohr, daily readings and questions for reflection intended to help us navigate and enjoy Advent
Goodness and Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas
Edited by Michael Leach, 45 readings by a number of authors