Christmas – Christ Church at Grove Farm

Christmas

Everywhere you go around Christmastime, you hear these incredible songs that communicate to people, wherever they are, the message of Christ. And that is so necessary and needed right now. Having just been through a pandemic, people have a lot of questions, they are uncomfortable, hurting , struggling , carrying burdens … they are weary. We may wonder as we hear the Christmas bells, “Where is the cheer?”, “Where is the goodwill in the world today?” In these moments, may we realize that there is hope that rings out like a bell and that hope is found in Christ. Though we may not always feel it, we need to trust it.

Our prayer is that the hope of Christ, the message of Jesus will ring out like a bell and we will all sense the goodwill that God has for all people. Open your hearts and listen for the bells.

advent musical devotional

Christ Church at Grove Farm has produced a musical Advent Devotional entitled “Goodwill” featuring Christopher Wu from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra along with Grove Farm Worship. The Goodwill album will be available on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube. In addition, a printed Advent Devotional has been produced to go along with the album. Each day features a devotional about one of the Christmas carols from the album. When using the devotional, readers can scan the QR code to listen to the album. Each devotional also includes some history on the Christmas carol. We are so excited to share this labor of love with our community this Christmas. There is no cost for the devotionals or to listen to the album. Pick up your copy of the devotional at the Welcome Center on Sunday mornings.

GOODWILL CHRISTMAS SERIES

November 27  First Sunday of Advent

9:00 & 11:15 am Christmas Services
Angels We Have Heard on High
Rev. Dr. Ed Glover

Childcare and Kids Ministry available for infants through 5th grade.

December 2 & 3  Light the Night

Friday & Saturday, 7:00 pm. Urban Impact Foundation presents a Christmas celebration for the whole family with stunning performances in song, music, and dance. Admission is free.

December 4  Second Sunday of Advent

9:00 & 11:15 am Christmas services.
O Holy Night
Rev. Craig Gyergyo

Childcare and Kids Ministry available for infants through 5th grade.

December 11  Third Sunday of Advent

9:00 & 11:15 am Lessons & Carols
Rev. Mike Arnold

Childcare and Kids Ministry available for infants through 5th grade.

December 18  Fourth Sunday of Advent

9:00 & 11:15 am Christmas Services
Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
Rev. Craig Gyergyo

Childcare and Kids Ministry available for infants through 5th grade.

December 23  Christmas Eve Services

4:00 pm Traditional Candlelight Communion Service

6:00 pm Modern Candlelight Communion Service

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Rev. Craig Gyergyo

Childcare (Infant – Age 4) 

December 24  Christmas Eve Services

4:00 pm Modern Candlelight Communion Service

6:00 pm Traditional Candlelight Communion Service

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
Rev. Craig Gyergyo

Childcare (Infant – Age 4) 

December 25  Christmas Day Service

10:00 am Traditional Communion Service

Rev. Dr. John Guest

january 1  Sunday Services

9:00 & 11:15 am Christmas/New Year’s Day Services

Childcare and Kids Ministry available for infants through 5th grade

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