Christmas Events & Services

Join us this December for several spectacular events to celebrate the Christmas season.

Christmas Candlelight Services
December 23-24

All these events prepare our hearts to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior. Join us online and in-person for beautiful worship that will conclude with the traditional passing of the light and singing Silent Night together.

 

SCHEDULE

Friday, December 23
Traditional
| 7:00 p.m. | Sanctuary 

Saturday, December 24
Contemporary | 2:00, 4:00 p.m. | Sanctuary
Traditional | 6:00, 8:00, 11:00 p.m. | Sanctuary

We are in need of ushers and greeters at the candlelight worship services. Please volunteer!

Volunteer Sign-up

Advent Devotionals
November 27-December 25

Enjoy daily devotionals throughout the Advent season written by our St. Andrew Pastors. Visit and bookmark this page to experience daily inspiration.

www.standrewmethodist.org/advent

Daily Feast: Advent Study Led by Rev. Kim Meyers
November 28-December 19 | Piro Hall | Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

All are invited. Bring your Bible and let’s prepare for the birth of Christ. That’s what Advent is all about!  

Register Here

Drop off your little ones for some fun with Cookies and Craft! They will have a blast crafting, decorating cookies and listening to bible stories along with playing with their friends!  This program is for ages 1-PreK5. 

December 13, 14, 15  9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $25.00 per child per morning.

December 27, 28, 29  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $30.00 per child per morning.

December 13December 14December 15December 27December 28December 29

Children's Nativity Service and Ice-Skating
December 17 | Service from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Ice-Skating from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

A special service for our children to lead an entire worship service and act out the Nativity story. For children that wish to participate, sign-ups will close Sunday, December 4th. Following the service, head to the courtyard, which will be transformed into a winter wonderland featuring an ice-skating rink! Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa and a holiday movie on the pop-up screen.

Service of Comfort and Hope
December 18 | 3:00 p.m. | Sanctuary and Livestream Online

No matter where you are this holiday season, you are not walking alone. Give yourself grace and find peace from within. Whether you are grieving or in the darkest valley, we invite you to join us for a Service of Comfort and Hope on Sunday, December 18th. We will spend time in prayer, remembrance, and peaceful reflection. Step by step, He is right there with you.

Christmas Carols and Candy Canes
December 18 | 5:00 p.m. | In the Narthex

On December 18, celebrate the season at Christmas Carols and Candy Canes, featuring the international award-winning British vocal ensemble Apollo5, accompanied by Taylor Davis, creative director of traditional music and worship, St. Andrew. This festive light-hearted evening features favorite Christmas carols and fun for the whole family.

Holiday Camp St. Andrew
December 20-22 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Holiday Camp St Andrew is a three-day camp, where your 3-year-old (by 08/31/2022) to 8-year-old will experience a hands-on themed week with daily worship/bible lesson sessions, theme-based activities, crafts, games, and snack led by counselors and Children’s Ministry staff. The cost for this camp is $75 per child.

 

Registration

Blessing of the Toys
December 25 | 10:00 a.m.

Join us for a special blessing of the toys! Each child may bring his or her new favorite toy for a special blessing and a short message. Kids are invited to come in their PJs, and hot cocoa (and coffee!) will be provided in the Narthex.