Save the Date(s)
As we move toward the end of 2018, we enter a very busy, and exciting time of the church year. There are many wonderful events upcoming and we want to make sure you save the date(s) for all of them. If you have any questions about any of them, feel free to contact the office ( ; 428-4336). In some cases, more information will be forthcoming as a particular event approaches.
Sunday, November 18 Thanksgiving Sunday
10:30 a.m. Peter Steiner, world-renowned trombonist, will play during our third service, accompanied by a trombone choir comprised of Millikin faculty and students.
12:00 p.m. Annual Thanksgiving potluck in the Great Hall. We will provide the traditional Thanksgiving main dishes and are asking everyone to bring a side dish or dessert. Please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.
2:00 p.m. The duo of Peter Steiner (trombone) and Constanze Hochwartner (piano) will offer the first concert of our 2018-2019 Sanctuary Concert Series. The Concert is free.
Sunday, December 2 First Sunday of Advent
9:00 a.m. We will be decorating our Christmas tree during the Contemporary Service.
10:30 a.m. Our traditional “Hanging of the Greens” service will include special music and decorating the sanctuary in preparation for Christmas. There will be no 8:00 a.m. worship.
Sunday, December 9 Second Sunday of Advent
There will be only two (2) services this day, 9:00 contemporary and 10:30 traditional. This is the day a chamber ensemble from the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra will accompany our choir. This performance is funded in part by a grant from the Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur.
Sunday, December 16 Come Home for Christmas
We will be offering two meals this day. At 9:00 a.m., there will be brunch for those leaving 8:00 a.m. worship and to be served during the 9:00 service. At 12:00 p.m., there will be a fellowship meal in the Great Hall following the 10:30 a.m. service.