ADVENT AT FPC

The season of Advent is almost here! We hope to bring back as many of our "usual" events as possible this year.


Advent Devotional

We will use Night Watch as our Daily Devotional this year. Click here to download the digital version or pick up printed copies around the church. You can also sign up to receive a daily email with the devotion. Fill out the form below to sign up now. Click here to download the Advent Devotional for youth this year. Click here to download the Advent Devotional for children this year.


 



Advent Services

Carols By Candlelight

Join us for this special service on Sunday, December 19th at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Christmas Eve Services

Join us on Friday, December 24th in-person or on tv/virtually. 

  • Watch our broadcast-only service on Comcast Cable TV Channel 21 at 5 p.m. You can also catch it at 5 p.m. or any time after on our website at www.fpctusc.org/tv. We encourage you to gather bread and juice for communion and some candles to join us as we light them.
  • Join us for our in-person services which include communion and candlelight.
    • 3 p.m. – First Pres Deutsch in the Westervelt Warner Chapel
    • 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary (nursery available for families with young children but all ages are welcome to attend the Worship Service)
    • 11 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Journey to the Manger

Annual Christmas Pageant

This year's annual Christmas Pageant looks a bit different. Join us on the Journey to the Manger with "tours" during the Sunday School hour on Sunday, December 12th. Tours begin at 9:45 a.m. and run through 10:30 a.m. Our children and youth will be participating. All Adult Sunday School Classes are invited to email Emily (efrandsen@fpctusc.org) to sign-up for a time for your class to take this Journey to the Manger.


Giving During Advent

Angel Tree

Our Angel Tree adoptions are open! Gifts are due by Sunday, December 12th. Click here to learn more.


Alternative Gift Market

This year you can donate to our Alternative Gift Market online or in-person! Visit the table in Warner Hall on Sundays, December 5, 12, & 19 to purchase your annual gifts from the Alternative Gift Market or click here to do it all online!


Poinsettias

Order your poinsettias online this year. They will be placed in the Sanctuary in mid-December and you can pick them up on Christmas Eve. Click here to place your order now!


Advent Parties

Advent Workshop

All children of FPC are invited to join us on Sunday, December 5th during Sunday School (9:45 a.m.) for our Advent Workshop. Stay tuned for more details.

Youth Christmas Party

FPC’s youth (middle school and high school) are invited to a Christmas Party on Sunday, December 5th

  • Senior Highs at Tripp & Lesley Powells’ home
  • Junior Highs at Scott and Kristie Taylor’s home

Youth & M&M Gingerbread Making Event

Sunday, December 12th from 3-4pm in the Dining Room. RSVP to the Church Office.