Events during Advent

Come join us in our Sanctuary as we prepare for Christmas with decorating, music, celebration, and joy!
Please note that masks will be required for all of these events.

Holiday Concerts!

Get in the festive spirit by attending one (or more) of these free holiday concerts presented by some of Gainesville local musicians.
Gainesville Pops! Holiday Concert
featuring the First UMC Handbell Choir
Saturday, December 3 at 3:00 p.m.
(live streamed)

Songs of the Season Advent Organ Recital
featuring Hye Jin Park
Tuesday, December 6 at 12:15 p.m.

Musica Vera Holiday Concert
Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Voices Rising Holiday Concert
Friday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 17 at 3:00 p.m.

A Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 11 at 10:30 a.m.
(join us online)

Christmas Eve Services

Family Candlelight Service with Children’s Nativity
Saturday, December 24 at 4:00 p.m.
(join us online)
Candlelight Service with Choir and Communion
Saturday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m.
(join us online)

Christmas Day Praising in Our Pajamas

Join us for this relaxing and fun Christmas Day service as we praise and worship in our pajamas! Our worship service is available both on-campus and live-streamed and starts at 10:30 a.m.
(join us online)