Advent and Christmas Season 2023

“Happy Christmas” (1891) by Danish painter Viggo Johansen (1851–1935); from the Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen; taken from the Wikimedia Commons.

Christmas and Advent is a special time at GCPC and we look forward to reflecting the festive spirit. Please join us for one of the many services and events taking place.

Date & TimeEvent / Service
Dec 2 7:30 PMWine & Cheese and Carol Singing Party
Dec 3 11 AMAdvent I (Hope) & Communion Sunday
Singing Christmas card orders due
Dec 10 11 AMAdvent II (Peace) & Amnesty International Write for Rights Sunday
Gift cards donations for Holiday Gift Bag due; Smoked Salmon orders due
Dec 15 1 PMRead and Pray Faith and Prayer study group
Dec 16 7 PMThe Light of the World Concert featuring Jr./Sr. Choirs, Bells of Guildwood, Special Guests
Dec 17 11 AMAdvent III (Joy); Read and Discuss, Virtual Book Club follows
Care Team cookie donations due
Dec 21 7:30 PMThe Longest Night (led by Rev. Dr. Laura Alary) – Service of quiet prayer & healing
Dec 24 11 AMAdvent IV (Love)
Dec 24 7 PMChristmas Eve Lessons & Carols (Bells of Guildwood & Choir)