CHRISTMAS SERVICES:

Saturday, Dec. 24

5 p.m. “Bedlam in Bethlehem”

Join us for this popular family service where the kids joyously participate!

7 p.m. Traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

The Chancel Choir will perform “Christmas Carol Celebration” with orchestra plus congregational participation. Interpretation for the deaf will be provided.

9 p.m. Contemporary Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

The Pathways worship band plays at our contemporary service, which includes Holy Communion.

11 p.m. Candlelight Worship and Communion

Our late-night service offers Holy Communion and music by a small ensemble.

Sunday, Dec. 25

10 a.m. Christmas Morning Service

There will be one churchwide service Christmas Day, so don’t miss it! Interpretation for the deaf provided.


ADVENT EVENTS:

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Sanctuary Decorating for Christmas at 10 a.m.

Coffee and donuts will be provided. Contact Susan McBride at maddygin@austin.rr.com.

Saturday, Dec. 3

Trail of Lights Fun Run at 6:30 p.m.

Run with the Oak Hill UMC “Short Circuits” team! Contact Jan Roberts at janicec@bcm.edu.

Sunday, Dec. 4:

Guest Guitarist at the 8:45 and 11:15 a.m. services

Guitarist Mark Cruz will provide special music during both services. CDs will be available for sale.

Agape Christmas Market from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Shop for your friends and families at our alternative gift market. Give gifts of love from organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Heifer International, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Ten Thousand Villages and more.

Saturday, Dec. 10:

Parent’s Day Out from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This is a chance for parents to have time to shop, run errands, or have a quiet day, and a chance for kids to come and play together with friends. Contact Pastor Suzanne at suzanne@oakhillumc.org.

Sunday, Dec. 11:

Children’s Christmas Musical at the 8:45 and 10 a.m. services

The children’s choir will present “The Incredible Adam Angel” at two services.

Highlights from Messiah at the 11:15 a.m. service

The Chancel Choir will perform several selections from Handel’s “Messiah” during the worship service.



ADVENT STUDIES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS (NOV. 27-DEC. 18):

bibleOn Sunday nights during the weeks of Advent we will offer Advent studies for children and adults:

Advent Study for Adults: “Names for the Messiah” Sundays, Nov. 27 – Dec. 18 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in rooms A201-202

Pastor Jim will lead the Advent Study for adults. To register, contact Pastor Pam at pam@oakhillumc.org.

Advent Study for Children: Sundays, Nov. 27 – Dec. 18 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Building