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Christmas at First

Christmas at First

Join us at First Presbyterian Church as we celebrate Christmas and the Advent Season.

MIDDAY NOELS
Three FREE, midday concerts, beginning at 12:10 PM and followed by your choice of “Grab and Go” lunch ($4) or full hot lunch ($10).

Keyboard Rings and Violin Sings
Thursday, December 5
Our highly skilled organist, Dr. Jae Ha, is joined by Andrew Small, violin soloist and founder of the Monte Vista Strings and Jazz, to present a delightful offering of Christmas favorites. Jae’s musical presentations are always a highlight of our series and not to be missed!

Shimmering Sounds and Sparkling Singing
Thursday, December 12
Highly skilled singers, including our Professional Section Leaders, form a small women’s ensemble to present music of the season that will both inspire and entertain.

I’ll Have a Blue, Bluegrass Christmas
Thursday, December 19
We are pleased to welcome for their first appearance at Midday Noels the bluegrass ensemble, Steel Betty Band, from Austin, Texas. Their lively concert will include flavors of bluegrass, folk, blues, Tex-Mex and classic country, mixed with a pinch of Christmas to end our Midday Noels series!

ADVENT FESTIVAL
Sunday, December 1 • 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Children and their families are invited to come make a family Advent wreath, create Christmas crafts, decorate cookies, and participate in a mission project by bringing warm clothes to donate to the Kingdom Restoration Lab (KLR) for our under-resourced neighbors.

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
Sunday, December 8 • 11:00 AM
A joyous celebration of Christ’s birth during our traditional sanctuary service, where kids of all ages participate as sheep, angels, shepherds, Magi and the Holy Family! (There will be no 11:02 Contemporary Service this day so all may enjoy the Pageant together.)

CHRISTMAS EVE
Tuesday, December 24
Celebrate the birth of our Savior with family and friends at one of our five services!
3:00 PM: Communion Service
5:00 PM: Family Service
7:00, 9:00 PM, 11:00 PM: Candlelight Services