Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Join us on December 24, 2023, at Asbury UMC for a magical Christmas Eve Worship Service that will fill your heart with joy and wonder. This evening of fellowship and worship promises to be a cherished memory for you and your loved ones.
Highlights of the Evening:
1. Carol Singing: Let the enchanting melodies of timeless Christmas carols surround you as we come together to sing and celebrate the joyous season. Lift your voice and join in the harmonious chorus that captures the spirit of Christmas.
2. Scripture Readings: Experience the true meaning of Christmas through the reading of scripture. Join us as we reflect on the biblical passages that tell the story of the miraculous birth of Jesus, bringing the message of hope and redemption.
3. Sermon: Pastor Nick will deliver a heartwarming and inspiring sermon, exploring the deeper meanings of Christmas and how the birth of Christ continues to impact our lives. It’s a time for reflection, gratitude, and renewed faith.
4. Communion: Partake in the sacred tradition of communion as we remember the sacrifice of Jesus. This solemn moment offers an opportunity for spiritual reflection and communion with God and fellow believers.
5. Candlelight Silent Night: Experience the magic and beauty of Christmas as we dim the lights and pass the flame, illuminating the sanctuary with the soft glow of candlelight. Together, we’ll sing “Silent Night,” creating a peaceful and reverent atmosphere.
6. Bring Bells for “Joy to the World”: Add an extra layer of joy to our celebration by bringing your bells, both big and small. During the triumphant singing of “Joy to the World,” let the sound of bells ring out, symbolizing the joy and hope that the birth of Christ brings to the world.
This Christmas Eve Worship Service is a special time to come together as a community and celebrate the birth of our Savior. Extend the invitation to friends, family, and neighbors to join us in this meaningful celebration. Let the spirit of Christmas fill your heart as we worship and rejoice together.