A Season of Hope - Christmas at First Church

11.13.19 | News, kidsfirstnews

    Join us for Christmas Worship & Holiday Events at First Church in Mission Valley

     

    December  8

    Advent Choral Concert 2019

    7 PM  |  Sanctuary  |  more details...
    Come hear our 160-voice combined Chancel Choir and Masterwork Chorale, along with our Vocal Quartet, Jaebon Hwang, Associate Director/Organist and members and friends of the San Diego Symphony perform Winter Songs by Ola Gjeilo and John Rutter's Magnificat. 
    Free will offering.

    DECEMBER 11

    Seasonal Midday Pipes

    11:45 AM - 12:30  PM  |  Sanctuary  |  More details
    A seasonal organ concert by Jaebon Hwang and carol sing for audience participation led by Stan Wicks and accompanied by Jaebon.

     

    December 14

    Family Christmas Tea and "Voices of Our City"

    12 - 2 PM  |  Linder Hall  |  Cost: $10 adults/$5 youth under 18. Buy your tickets online or at church by December 11. Join us for Tea, lunch and dessert and Music Entertainment by "Voices of Our City" homeless choir.

     

    December 18

    Carol Sing: Carols from the Continental Europe

    7 PM  |  Music Center  
    FUMC's annual evening carol sing with carols from Continental Europe led by Stan Wicks. Refreshments will be served afterwards. In the music center.
    Nursery care available by RSVP (619-297-4366)

     

    December 24

    Christmas Eve at First Church 

    with candle lighting and singing of Silent Night

    AFTERNOON

    3 PM  |  Family Service  & Candle lighting  |  Sanctuary
    Sing carols and hear the story Jesus' birth plus a short message. Enjoy refreshments
    Nursery care  available 

    5 PM  |  Christmas Pageant & Candle lighting  |  Sanctuary
    The Christmas story experienced in song, readings, nativity scene and candle lighting.
    Nursery care available 

    EVENING

    8 PM  |  Lessons, Carols & Candles  |  Sanctuary
    The Christmas story shared through choral music by our Contemporary Singers, congregational singing, and inspiring message concluding with candle lighting and singing of Silent Night.
    Nursery care available

    9 - 9:30 PM AND 10:15 - 10:45 PM  |  Holy Communion  |  Trotter Chapel. You are invited to join us for Holy Communion between the last two services on Christmas Eve.

    10:45 PM  |  Lessons, Carols & Candles  |  Sanctuary
    The Christmas story shared through choral music by our Chancel Choir, congregational singing, and inspiring message concluding with candle lighting and singing of Silent Night.

     

    December 25

    Christmas Day

    10 AM  |  Lessons & Carols  |  Sanctuary
    Celebrate the Christ Child's birth at this service of carols, lessons, and a Christmas message in the light-filled sanctuary decorated with Poinsettias and greenery.