Family Friendly Christmas Events at PVUMC

Throughout the month of December, we offer several ways to experience Christmas.

On Sunday, December 2, our littlest singers, the Mini-Singers, perform a mini Christmas concert at 11:15 am in the sanctuary. Hear how sweet they sound and enjoy cookies following their performance. You’re invited to bring cookies to share!

Families with little ones through elementary school age children are invited to our Christmas Wonderland on Friday, December 14 at 6 pm in the Fellowship Center. Santa will be there, and we’ll enjoy hot cocoa, pizza and crafts before we break out the popcorn for the animated family feature film: The Star. (rated PG). Wear your pajamas, and bring a pillow and blanket or sleeping bag to snuggle into during the movie.

Watch the official trailer here:

For more grown-up fun, and wonderful music and poetic readings, come to the PVUMC Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 9, at 6 pm. “Gloria!” features all of our musical ensembles and choirs in one spectacular performance. This is part of our Community Concert Series 2018-2019 and includes a festive dessert reception. Click here to register on Eventbrite.

All of these are FREE events, so please join us, and invite a friend!

Celebrate at One of 5 Christmas Eve Services

Hear messages of hope, acceptance and grace offered during worship each Sunday during Advent, the season of waiting before Christmas arrives, and join us for “God With Us” on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2018. Celebrate Jesus’ birth at one of five worship services: 3, 5, 7 and 9 pm (traditional services in the sanctuary) or 6 pm in the chapel. The 6 pm Modern service will feature contemporary music in a smaller setting. Childcare is available for all services except for 9 pm.

Special Family Afternoon Service

At 3 pm in the sanctuary, we offer a Family Service, which includes a Blessing of the Babies. Bring your nativity set’s baby Jesus for a special blessing. We’ll also bless your own babies if you so desire.


Three Traditional Candlelight Services

Traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve services are at 5, 7 and 9 pm. All are in the sanctuary.

Children’s, youth and adult choirs, as well as handbell groups, perform, accompanied by strings, organ, piano and other instruments.

Childcare is available at all services except for 9 pm.

Please note: The church office will be closed Christmas Day through New Year’s Day. Worship with us on Sunday, December 30, 2018, in anticipation of the New Year!


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