Advent party: Join us on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for our annual Advent party at the New Ark. This is an intergenerational event open to all family configurations. There will be crafts related to this year’s theme of Peace, light snacks, music, and time to unwind in a warm, welcoming place, ending with a story by the Christmas tree.
Sunday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. Youth/Adult Confirmation classes
Sunday, Dec. 17, 9:30 a.m. – "Angels Anonymous: A Christmas Play"
Monday, Dec. 25 – New Ark UCC office closed for the Christmas holiday
Sunday, Dec. 31, 9:30 a.m. – Service of Lessons and Carols
Members and friends of the New Ark are invited to a festive gathering at the home of Richard and Flo Waibel on Friday, Dec. 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. Please bring an appetizer, side dish or salad, main course or dessert to share. BYOB. Dress is casual or fancy, whatever makes you comfortable. After dinner we'll sing some carols together. Childcare will be available.
Fourth Sunday of Advent worship will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve along with a 7 p.m. candlelight and carols service. Come and enjoy one or both!
On Sunday, Dec. 24, we will gather for a simple supper of soup and bread. Invite your family, house guests, friends, and neighbors. Prepare a pot of soup or some bread. Bring it to share at 5:30 p.m. before evening worship.
Time to tear it up again! One of our ongoing Advent activities is to take swatches torn from Black Friday flyers and old Sunday bulletins to create a Christmas icon mosaic. This year our theme will be "Angels Among Us."