The Garden City Community Church sponsored its annual
Advent Breakfast on Sunday, December 1st. The Membership, Life and Development
(MLD) Committee served up some pancakes, eggs and sausages after the Reverend
Lynn Sullivan lead grace. Children's crafts included pine rope wreaths and
coloring projects. A special Christmas Tree banner held names of children from
a nearby church who need Christmas presents. Members selected their names and
will buy them a gift .
MLD Chair, Paul Birkenstock
said, "We had a nice turn out of church families and friends for
the breakfast. The kids really loved the craft and word puzzle placemats. A
great start to the holiday season!"
the service, new members were introduced to the congregation. In Church School,
rehearsal for the upcoming Christmas Pageant took place.
Upcoming December events include the following. All are
Sunday, December 16th-
Christmas Candlelight Vesper Service, Candlelight Dinner and Carol Sing- A
beautiful seasonal event, starting at 4:30 pm in the Sanctuary, followed by
dinner in Gardner Hall. (Suggested donation)
Sunday, December 23rd-
Annual Christmas Pageant to be held in Gardner Hall after the 10:30 am service.
Colorful costumes, cute kids.
Monday, December 24th- Christmas
Eve Services: 4 pm Family Service
8:15 pm- Christmas Music Prelude
8:30 pm- Candlelight Communion Service
10:45 pm- Christmas Music Prelude
11:00 pm- Candlelight Communion Service. (photos by Suzie Alvey)