Advent and Christmas Events

11/14/2006

The following are Advent and Christmas special events scheduled by churches in the Mississippi Conference:

 

Nov. 26

5 p.m. - Hanging of the Greens service, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

6:30 p.m. - Hanging of the Greens service, Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

 

Dec. 1

7 p.m. - Singing Christmas Tree, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

 

Dec. 2

7 p.m. - Singing Christmas Tree, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

 

Dec. 3

8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – St. Nick Sunday, Madison St. Matthew’s UMC, info: 601-856-9581.

 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Harpist Cindy Mathis and flutist Karen Sudduth present special music, Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

 11 a.m. – Gulfport High Orchestra, Gulfport First UMC, info: 228-863-0047.

 5:30 p.m. - Singing Christmas Tree, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

 6 p.m. – Christmas at Camp, dinner and music featuring The Baddour Center Miracles, Camp Lake Stephens near Oxford, tickets: $25, Information: 662-234-3350.

 

Dec. 4

5 p.m. – Hamburger supper and city Christmas parade, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

 

Dec. 5

Noon – Millsaps Singers Advent Service, Millsaps Academic Complex Recital Hall, Jackson. Church groups attending the service may reserve places for lunch following the service. Soup and salad lunch is $5 and will be served in the art gallery, third floor of the Academic Complex. Call 601-974-1483 for reservations.

7 p.m. - Senatobia District Clergy Family Christmas Party, Hernando UMC, info: Cheryl Denley 662-562-5865 or Wanda Bursi 662-429-7646.

7 p.m. - Gulfport High School Choral Department concert, Gulfport First UMC, 228-863-0047.

 

Dec. 6

5 p.m. – Supper and Children’s Choir program, Madison St. Matthew’s UMC, info: 601-856-9581.

 

Dec. 8

6 p.m. – Living nativity with live animals; Baker’s Chapel UMC, 1965 Johnston Road, Hernando; info: 662-429-8856.

 

Dec. 9

6 p.m. – Living nativity with live animals; Baker’s Chapel UMC, 1965 Johnston Road, Hernando; info: 662-429-8856.

6 p.m. — Hanging of the Greens; Taylor’s Chapel UMC, 154 French Road, Victoria; info: 662-551-1017 or PastorBooker2@hotmail.com.

 

Dec. 10

8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. – “Tidings of Comfort and Joy,” Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

5 p.m. – Performance by combined choirs of Clinton St. John and Jackson Wells Memorial; St. John’s UMC, 1702 Old Vicksburg Road, Clinton; info: 601-924-4265.

5 p.m. – Dinner followed by Children’s Christmas musical, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

6 p.m. – Living nativity with live animals; Baker’s Chapel UMC, 1965 Johnston Road, Hernando; info: 662-429-8856.

 

Dec. 11

7 p.m. – Learning Center Christmas program, Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

 

Dec. 13

5 p.m. – Birthday Gift for Christ wrap night, Madison St. Matthew’s UMC, info: 601-856-9581.

 

Dec. 15

7 p.m. – The Christmas Post play; Hawkins UMC, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg; church groups may reserve seating; info: 601-636-2242.

 

Dec. 16

7 p.m. – The Christmas Post play; Hawkins UMC, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg; church groups may reserve seating; info: 601-636-2242.

 

Dec. 17

8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Portraits of Christmas cantata, Madison St. Matthew’s UMC, info: 601-856-9581.

8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. - Youth and Chancel Choir special music, Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

11 a.m. - “A Ceremony of Candles” by Joe and Pamela Martin, Gulfport First UMC, info: 228-863-0047.

4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. – Christmas Festival music program, Jackson Christ UMC, info: 601-956-6974.

5 p.m. - 90th Annual White Christmas Pageant, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

7 p.m. – The Christmas Post play; Hawkins UMC, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg; church groups may reserve seating; info: 601-636-2242.

6:30 p.m. – Youth-led worship service, Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

 

Dec. 19

6:30 p.m. – Choir program; Drew UMC, 101 S. Church St., Drew; info: 662-745-8397.

7:30 p.m. — Messiah by the Mississippi Community Chorus, Jackson Christ UMC, cost $20 at the door, info: Chuck Weatherford, 601-956-6974.

 

Dec. 24

4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – Christmas Eve Communion service, Madison St. Matthew’s UMC, info: 662-895-2279.

5 p.m. - Christmas Eve Communion Service, Gulfport First UMC, info: 228-863-0047.

5 p.m. – Christmas Eve service, Columbus First UMC, info: 662-328-5252.

5 p.m. – Christmas Eve Communion service; Clinton St. John’s UMC, 1702 Old Vicksburg Road, Clinton, info: 601-924-4265.

5 p.m. and 11 p.m. - Christmas Eve Services, Olive Branch Maples Memorial UMC, info: 662-895-2279.