November 29 | Advent week 1
Candle of Hope - Jeremiah 33:6-16
December 6 | Advent week 2
Candle of Preparation - Malachi 3:1-4, Luke 1:67-80
- Christmas Decorating Party immediately after the second service. Lunch will be provided.
December 13 | Advent week 3
Candle of Joy - Zephaniah 3:14-17, Isaiah 12:1-6
- Gospel Sunday featuring the Redemption Choir and Band. Potluck lunch after the 11:15am service – bring your favourite appetizer, main, or fruit and veggies to share! The Family Mexico Missions Team will be having a bake sale to raise funds for their trip.
December 20 | Advent week 4
Candle of Love - Micah 5:2-4, John 3:16-17, Luke 1:39-45
December 24 | Christmas Eve
The Christ Candle - Isaiah 9:2-7
Candlelight service from 6:00-7:00pm. All are welcome!
*Please note that there will be one service only at 10:00am on December 20, 27 and January 3. Two services (9:00am and 11:15am) will resume on January 10.
*No kids’ programs on December 27 and January 3. Quiet activity table will be available in the service.
Staff Picks: Advent and Christmas Resources
- Wait for the Lord by Henri J.M. Nouwen [available for purchase in the lobby for $2.50]
- God With Us – Rediscovering the Meaning of Christmas by Greg Pennoyer and Gregory Wolfe
- Watch for the Light – Readings for Advent and Christmas by Bonhoeffer et al.
- Unwrapping the Greatest Gift by Ann Voskamp [great for families]
- Christmas Promises by Ruth Geisler [devotions and activities book for families]