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Join Us This Advent Season

Advent and Christmas Calendar

Friday, November 30th
6:00 a.m.—8:00 p.m.
“Advent Day of Prayer”

Our seasonal Prayer Days have become essential for the spiritual well-being of our souls. This day will not only offer time for private contemplation but also hands—on interaction with various prayer practices; no experience necessary! Walk the labyrinth, create, read scripture and encounter God in new ways. Come as you are. Come anytime  throughout the day. Stay as long as you are able. Enjoy the richness of time with the Lord.

Saturday, December 1st
9:00 a.m.-12:00pm
“Decking the Halls”

Decorating the church for Christmas

This annual event gives the opportunity for everyone to come help decorate the church in preparation for the Christmas celebration.  Breakfast will be served at 9:00am

Sunday, December 2nd
11:00 a.m.
One Service only
“Hanging of the Greens”

Special worship event with music and scripture as we decorate the sanctuary and explain the meaning behind the decorations.  The Children will have a special role in the service. 

Sunday, December 9th

8:30 a.m. – Early Worship Service
9:30 a.m.—Sunday School for all ages
10:30 a.m.—Fellowship
11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service
“Prepare the Way”
Malachi 3:1-4

Luke 3:1-6

Rev. Mitch Miller

 

Wednesday, December 12th
6:00 p.m.
Christmas Dinner

Food and Fellowship have always been one of Santa Fe’s strengths.  The annual Christmas dinner has always been at the top of the list.   Remember to come have dinner with your Santa Fe Church family and enjoy the program.

Friday, December 14th
5:30 p.m.
Christmas Caroling

Meet at the church before going caroling then enjoy desserts, and hot chocolate or coffee after returning.

 Saturday, December 15th
8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Advent Retreat

Advent is a time of waiting. “Waiting for the Birth” is an opportunity to be intentional about taking time away from our busy schedules for renewal; a time to focus on the coming of the Christ child. As we worship, fellowship, and pray we will draw strength for the journey. Please join us! Light breakfast, lunch, and all materials provided.

Sunday, December 16th
8:30 a.m. – Early Worship Service
9:30 a.m.—Sunday School for all ages
10:30 a.m.—Fellowship
11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service
“The Importance of Presence”
Isaiah 12:1-6 Phil 4:4-7
Zeph 3:14-20
Rev. Mitch Miller

 Sunday, December 23rd
11:00 a.m. 
One service only
“Tapestry of Light—A Celtic Christmas Celebration “
Chancel Choir and Chamber Orchestra

Join us for a special worship service featuring both Scripture and Music.  Traditional carols, Anthems, contemporary Christmas songs will be intermingled with the traditional Scripture readings of the season.

Monday, December 24th
5:00 p.m.
Family Service with Christmas Pageant

“Hope”
Luke 2:1-20
Isaiah 9:2-7
Rev. Mitch Miller

This service will be a Celebration of Christ’s Birth for the whole family, it will include a special telling of the Nativity Story, Candle Light singing, the Celebration of the Lord’s Supper, and birthday cake served by the children at the end of the service.

 11:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Vigil with Chancel Ensemble

“Hope”
Luke 2:1-20
Isaiah 9:2-7
Rev. Mitch Miller

This service will resemble a more traditional intimate candle light service with the Lord’s Supper as we prepare and await the arrival of Christmas Day and the celebrate the entrance of Light of the World with the birth of Jesus Christ.

Sunday, December 30th
11:00 a.m.
One service only

A casual morning of worship to close the year together.

 

 Childcare is provided for worship services