COME AND FILL YOUR HEART WITH THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE SEASON!
November 27: Watch
December 4: Prepare
December 11: Rejoice
December 18: Behold
December 24: Christmas Eve
December 25: Christmas Day and First Sunday of Christmas
January 1: Second Sunday of Christmas
January 8: First Sunday of Epiphany
Lighting of the Advent Candles
NOVEMBER 27, DECEMBER 4, DECEMBER 11, DECEMBER 18
Each week during worship, we light advent candles in anticipation of Christ’s birth. Join us during these weeks of expectation to prepare for the birth of Jesus.
GIVE TO THE ANGEL TREE, NOVEMBER 24 – DECEMBER 12
Choose a virtual ornament and then donate gift cards for blankets, meals, and gifts for children and families in need.
PREPARE YOUR HEART THROUGH AN ADVENT DEVOTIONAL
Download your free Advent devotional, “E.E. Cummings and the Joyful Poetry of Advent” – a perfect way to prepare for the hope, peace, joy, and love of Christmas day.
CALM YOUR SOUL AT HOLDEN EVENING PRAYER SERVICES, NOVEMBER 30, DECEMBER 7 & 14 AT 7 PM
Join us for midweek Holden Evening Prayer worship services to fill your heart with the sights and sounds of hope this Advent season!
SHOP THE SWEDISH CHRISTMAS MARKET & ENJOY THE LUCIA CHOIR CONCERT, DECEMBER 4 FROM 3-6 PM
The Swedish Women’s Education Association (SWEA) invites you to their annual Swedish Christmas Market & Concert in the Gethsemane MPR and Sanctuary. $5/person, Children under 12 free. Enjoy the Swedish Café and Christmas Market with crafts, dancing, and Santa. Then hear the SWEA Lagom Singers.
BEHOLD “LOVE’S PURE LIGHT” AT THE DRIVE-THRU ADVENT/CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, DECEMBER 10 FROM 6-8 PM
Gethsemane youth and Gethsemane Lutheran Children’s Ministry invite you to join us for “Love’s Pure Light,” this year’s Drive-Thru Advent/Christmas Light Celebration.
Christmas Eve Services – Saturday, December 24 at 4 pm, 7 pm, 9 pm
FAMILY WORSHIP SERVICE AT 4 PM
Join us for a Family Christmas Eve carol sing and Holy Communion service.
WORSHIP WITH CANDLELIGHT, LESSONS, AND CAROLS AT 7 PM AND 9 PM
A traditional service of candlelight, Santa Lucia, and Christmas apples. Listen to the familiar words of scripture that foretell and proclaim the birth of Jesus. Sing the carols that help us tell that story. All are welcome! View the Christmas Eve Livestream page.
Christmas Day Service – Sunday, December 25 at 9 am
CHRISTMAS DAY NATIVITY OF OUR LORD AT 9 AM
Come join in the Eucharist, singing Christmas Carols, and hear the Christmas Story.