A Little Advent Music

December 5, 7 pm: UNCG Brass and John Alexander

December 12, 5 pm: Robert Wells, baritone, and Anne Albert, soprano

December 19, 5 pm: Traditional Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols


Modified in-person Sanctuary worship

Sunday, December 5:
Second Sunday of Advent

Rejoice! service at 9 am
Sanctuary service at 11 am
Masks are required.


Taking attendance at FPC: The is a QR code in your bulletin (and to the left here) directs to an online form; just point your smartphone camera at the code and follow the prompts. If you do not have access to a smartphone, you can pick up a physical copy of an attendance card as you enter the Life Center or Sanctuary. If using the paper form, place it in the offering at the end of the service. On the back of the card is a prayer request form. Your submitted prayers will be prayed for by staff members and kept in strict confidence.


Sunday, December 5: Second Sunday of Advent

Senior Pastor Jill Duffield continues our Advent sermon series, The End of the World As They Knew It, with “The Man from the Wild.” Scriptures: Malachi 3:1-4 and Luke 3:1-18. Nursery care will be available, first floor of Mullin Life Center.

9 am Rejoice! service in Mullin Life Center
9 am Rejoice! bulletin here

10 am church school

11 am Sanctuary service
11 am Sanctuary bulletin here
Livestream begins Sunday at 11 am

Church School, 10 am

  • Families with children 5th grade & under are invited to make an Advent wreath to take home. Meet in the back of the Life Center at 10am. Supplies provided; please sign up so we can accurately gauge supplies.
  • Youth meet in Memorial 303.
  • Wacky Advent Words, led by Matt Logan and Kevin Murray, continues through December 19 in Memorial 304.

  • A Shepherd’s Psalm: Led by Erwin Fuller in the Agape Class, in the Garden Room

  • Celebrating Advent through Christmas with Scripture and Art: Class continues in Main 125. Think about the Christmas story in fresh ways by seeing how artists have interpreted it through the ages: this week’s focus is the Holy Family. Led by Rev. Dr. Jerry Beavers, hosted by the Commitment Class. Zoom option available, contact Yolanda Baxter for link.

  • YMBC: Guest speaker John Willett, this Sunday and next. Redhead Hall.
  • Seekers will meet in the Bride’s Room. Current study is Parables of Jesus. Contact Gerard Davidson.


Prayer requests

How can we pray for you? Prayer request form.


Spiritual formation this week

Videos, small groups, activities, and more on our Digital Formation page.

North Elm Notes

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