Events

BARBERSHOP CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Congregational United Church of Christ
Galesburg, Michigan
at the corner of Battle Creek and Church Streets

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3
2 – 4pm

FEATURING
‘FOUR GOT TO SHAVE’
with
‘Remix’ and a Carol Sing!

ALL ARE WELCOME!

REFRESHMENTS FOLLOWING CONCERT
Free-will Donation
All gifts will go to support this church. Thank you!

 

ADVENT & CHRISTMAS EVENTS

FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT: DECORATING THE CHRISTMAS TREE WORSHIP:  December 4. Come join in this festival of decorating our tree as a family of God. Everyone is welcome! Children will remain in worship on this day. Communion will be shared

GALESBURG WINTER WONDERLAND:  Wednesday, December 6. City Parade at 6pm, and many events happening throughout Galesburg.

SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT:  December 10. We continue to journey together in this Advent Season. All are welcome!

THIRD SUNDAY IN ADVENT: CHRISTMAS PROGRAM:  December 17. Children & youth who are participating should arrive to church by 10:00am! We will receive and dedicate our gifts to the Christmas Fund, White Gifts for the food pantry, and our Mitten Tree gifts. Bring a small plate of goodies to share at Coffee Hour!

CHRISTMAS COFFEE HOUR: On Sunday, December 17, we invite everyone to bring a small plate of Christmas goodies to share during Coffee Hour!

FOURTH SUNDAY IN ADVENT: Sunday, December 24. A morning celebration of this Christmas Eve Day. Everyone is Welcome!

CHRISTMAS EVE:  December 24.  A candlelight worship of song and story will be held in our sanctuary at 8:00pm. Kids are welcome to wear pajamas to church! This service is a serene experience of both calm and joy. Everyone, family and friends, is welcome!

SPECIAL OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES:

·         Mitten Tree:  You are invited to bring a pair of snow pants, mittens, gloves, a hat or scarf to place underneath our Christmas Tree. Our gifts will be given to the local schools for children in need.

·         White Gifts:  White Gifts are gifts of food items that can be placed under the Christmas Tree. Our White Gifts will be donated to the local Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry here in Galesburg.

·         Poinsettia Delivery:  You are invited to sign-up to deliver a Poinsettia plant to someone you personally know who could use some cheer this season. Our sign-up sheet will list the numbers of plants that have been donated for this purpose.

·         Christmas Fund:  Gifts given toward this offering help to care for our retired clergy and/or their spouses with emergency needs. We will be receiving these gifts all through Advent, and dedicate them on Sunday, December 24. Please make your check/envelope out to “CUCC” and writing in the memo, “Xmas Fund”.

NEW YEAR’S WORSHIP: Sunday, December 31, 10:30am. Come welcome the New Year together in community. Bring your hopes, prayers, and dreams!

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018:  Come renew your spirit in worship. as we celebrate Epiphany.  We will need help following worship to take down our Christmas Decorations. Many hands make light & merry work! Thank You!!

ALL ARE WELCOME!  COME AS YOU ARE! 

No matter where you’re on life’s journey,

you are welcome here!

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