Holiday Services and Celebrations

Advent Workshop, Saturday November 27

Each year, we celebrate the start of Advent by decorating the Sanctuary, making wreaths and ornaments, and enjoying a hearty soup dinner. Join us on Saturday, November 27 at 5 p.m. for a festive event for all members of our church – with food, activities & carols. 

4th Sunday in Advent, Sunday December 18

10:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Pageant 

 Our Sunday School children will present the Christmas story. We will enjoy carols sung by the graduates of our Children’s Christmas Carol Workshop (and sing along to many more). 

4:00 p.m. Chancel Choir Christmas Concert 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

4:00 p.m. Family Friendly 

This service tends to be our most lively service of the day. Come and enjoy singing carols together, and celebrating the birth of Christ through the teaching of our children.

10:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols

During this traditional service, we read lessons from Holy Scripture, sign beautiful anthems and carols, and light candles to greet the infant Christ on this Holy Night.

Advent Workshop 2021

Holiday Services and Celebrations

Palm Sunday – 10:00 a.m.

Come by 9:45 am and gather in the parking lot to process into the sanctuary. Cut some small palm branches from your home to bring with you and to share.  Then stay for Stone Soup after worship.

Maundy Thursday – 7:00 p.m.

In-person and online (Facebook and YouTube), we will commemorate the Last Supper.  Our liturgy will include the Tenebrae, the Darkening Shadows.  The service will end with the lights off and stripping the sanctuary of the paraments.

Good Friday – 12:00 pm & 7:00 p.m.

Join us on Zoom only at Noon and 7 pm for a brief reflection on the Seven Last Words of Jesus.

Passion-Palm Sunday

Easter Sunday Sunrise Service – 6:30 a.m.

Meditate, reflect, and experience the joy of new light and new birth as we greet Easter dawn on this morning commemorating Christ’s resurrection. Services will be held outside in the courtyard on Jackdaw Street, and communion will be served. Please dress for the chilly morning.

Festival Easter Worship – 10:00 a.m.

Raise hymns in joyful praise as we celebrate the new life in our Savior and in each one of us!  Communion will be served.

 

Easter Egg Hunt – 11:15 a.m.

The MHUCC Youth Group will host an egg hunt for children. 

 

 

 

Easter 2018

Kick Off Sunday in the Park

Each year, we hold an outdoor service and potluck picnic in Pioneer Park the first Sunday after Labor Day weekend.

Kickoff Sunday in the Park

Thanksgiving Lunch:  Sunday, November 20

You are invited to share in a church-wide Thanksgiving Lunch, potluck style, after church on Sunday November 20.

Bring your favorite side dish, salad, or dessert to complement the turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and stuffing provided by the church.

Sunday Before Thanksgiving Lunch 2021