Advent, Christmas Activities At First Presbyterian


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The Advent and Christmas season begins at First Presbyterian church this weekend with craft workshops and music.

Saturday, December 14, Children’s Christmas Workshop, 10 a.m to 2 p.m.: All children are invited to join us for a fun time of crafts, music, lunch, God Time, baking and the Decorating Extravaganza. The cost to participate is $10 per child ($25 family max) and registration is required. Registration forms are available at the church, Thrift Shop or by calling the church (973-239-3561). Please make checks payable to First Presbyterian Church of Verona with “Christmas Children’s Program” in the check memo.

Sunday, December 15, Worship Service, 10:15 a.m.: Third Sunday In Advent. Special Advent Music by the Chancel Choir. Alternative Christmas Mall continues in Chamberlain Hall after the service. “Purchase” a gift in the form of a donation to one of many charities such as Camp Johnsonburg, Heifer International, and Interfaith Hospitality Network. When you make a donation you will receive a card that you can share with your loved one letting them know that a donation has been made on their behalf.

Sunday, December 15, “The Magic Flute”, 3 p.m.: Presented by The Children’s Philharmonic in the church’s newly renovated Chamberlain Hall.

Friday, December 20, Movie Night, 7 p.m.: Celebrate the season! Come watch the Frank Capra classic, “It’s A Wonderful Life” on the big screen. Popcorn and drinks will be available.

Sunday, December 22, Worship Service, 10:15 a.m.: Fourth Sunday In Advent. Get into the spirit of the season by wearing your most festive Christmas clothing! Special holiday music by the Chancel Choir.

Tuesday, December 24, Family Service, 4 p.m.: All families are welcome to join in the holiday cheer. All children are invited to participate in a recreation of the Christmas Story.

Tuesday , December 24, Service of Lessons and Carols, 9:00 p.m.: This is a more reflective service and features musical interludes by the Chancel Choir as the Christmas Story is told.

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