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      Come and Rejoice
     at the Birth of our Savior



                              One Service Weekend

                                                 Sunday, December 23 at 9-10:30 a.m.
                                                                Breakfast in Bethlehem


Please join us on Sunday, December 23 from 9-10:30 a.m. for a hot breakfast and to

celebrate the birth of our Savior through dramatic readings, music, and by meeting

some of the people that were witnesses to that first Christmas morning.


                                                           Christmas Eve, December 24
                                           5, 7 & 10 p.m. — Candlelight, Carols & Communion


        5 p.m.    Family service with a Children’s Message; traditional carols will be sung and Glory Ringers will lead worship.

        7 p.m.    Family service with a Children’s Message; praise team will lead worship.

        10 p.m.  Worship led by Sanctuary Choir, brass and organ.

                                                            Christmas Day, December 25
                                                            10 a.m. — Carols & Communion

        10 a.m.   A joyful and simple Communion service. First Lutheran again hosts a free Community Dinner from

                     11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Room.

                                                                  One Service Weekend
                                                       Saturday, December 29 at 5:30 p.m.

                                                                Christmas Lessons & Carols










       Altar Flowers for 2019!


Altar flowers can be donated in honor or memory of a loved one, special occasion, or simply for
the glory of God. The cost of two arrangements is $45. If you would like to purchase altar flowers

                   in 2019, please sign up at the Welcome Center.







First Lutheran offers three distinct worship experiences each weekend:

Saturday 5:30 p.m. Informal Worship in Fellowship Room--
A simple worship experience with spoken word and piano music. Communion is offered weekly.

Sunday 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship--
A formal worship experience with liturgy and music of the Lutheran tradition. Communion is offered weekly.

Sunday 10:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship & Children's Church--
An upbeat worship experience with contemporary Christian music led by praise teams. Communion is offered weekly. Children ages 3 through grade 2 attend Children's Church beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the sanctuary. Our weekly messages are designed to help you better understand the Bible and God's words for today's world. We welcome all who believe to recieve Holy Communion. Children and those who have not yet received Communion instruction are invited to receive a blessing.

Children are welcome! Children are welcome in worship at First, where a special children’s message is presented every week to help our youngest worshippers understand and live God's words for them. While all children are always welcome, a staffed nursery is provided on Sundays for small children who find it difficult to sit for long periods of time and whose parents desire childcare during worship.

First is handicapped-accessible and we welcome people of all abilities at every worship service and ministry event.


Baptisms are celebrated at First for persons of all ages. To schedule a baptism please contact the Pastor or the church office.

Weddings at First are a joyous occasion! To schedule a wedding or inquire about wedding policies and procedures please
contact the church office.


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