Advent 2022

This year, we hope you’ll join us as we prepare for the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ!  We have lots of fun and meaningful events to round out the season, meant to give life to the peace, joy, love, and hope of the Christmas season.  Come, be with us!

Kids Mission Night

We will meet in the gym and have a special night of wrapping gifts for kids from our Redbird Mission. We hope your child can be part of this special night!

Wednesday, November 30 at 5 p.m. in the Gym.

 

Hanging of the Greens

Join us for our annual Hanging of the Greens, an Advent service of symbolism and music. The service will include musical selections by the Children, Youth Choir, Chancel Choir, Handbell Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, and Gospel Ensemble. The children and youth of the church will participate in the decorating of the sanctuary with greenery, wreaths, poinsettias, and candles.

Sunday, December 4 at the 8:30 and 11 a.m worship services in the sanctuary.

 

Children's Christmas Musical

Choir Club members will present Christmas with Children. Join us in the sanctuary to enjoy the children at Christmas time.

Wednesday, December 7 at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

 

Breakfast With Buddy the Elf

Your family is invited to join us for a morning with Buddy the Elf! There will be a pancake breakfast as well as a photo area, crafts, and games!

Saturday, December 10,  8-10 a.m. in Jeff Wall Hall

Lessons and Carols

This service of traditional Advent readings and music will be presented at both services on Sunday, December 11. It will feature all of our singers as well as guest instrumentalists and congregational singing.

Sunday, December 11 at 8:30 and 11 a.m. services in the sanctuary.

Youth Christmas Party

For grades 7-12! We will be playing Dirty Santa, so bring something you own that you want to give away or would be excited to share with someone new! You’re also welcome to bring a gift under $10 if you don’t want to bring something of yours.

Sunday, December 11 at 4 p.m. in the Youth Room in the Freeman Building.

 

Dinner and Devotional

Join us for a Christmas Gathering meal and crafts on December 14 at 5 p.m. in the CLC. $5/person, $20 max per family. R.S.V.P. no later than noon on Monday, December 12 HERE.

 

Kids Christmas Party

We invite all K-6th graders to join us before the Church-wide Advent meal for a Christmas party! We will play games and decorate cookies!

Wednesday, December 14 at 3:30 in the Freeman Gym.

 

The Longest Night

The holidays are not always a time of celebration and joy.
For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one or other significant loss, either recently or even some time ago, this is an Advent service especially for you. Come and bring your memories, both joyous and sorrowful, and be comforted during this special Advent service.

Sunday, December 18, 6 p.m. in Jenkins Chapel.

 

Christmas and New Year's Worship Schedule

  • Christmas Eve communion and candlelight services, December 24 at 5 and 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. No nursery provided.
  • Christmas Day service, December 25 at 11 a.m. only, in the sanctuary. No Sunday School or nursery.
  • New Year’s Day service, January 1 at 11 a.m. only in the sanctuary. No Sunday School or nursery.

 

165 E. Broad St., Cookeville, TN 38501
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