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First Church plans special events from Advent to Christmas

Nov 19, 2019

Belfast — The First Church in Belfast, 8 Court St., celebrates the arrival of Advent Sunday, Dec. 1, with the arrival of Brother Advent at the 10 a.m. worship service, where he will greet the children and tell them about the season.

Later that day, at 4:30 p.m., there will be an Advent Carol Sing in the church sanctuary.

The First Church's annual Love Light Tree Lighting takes place at 5 p.m., remembering our loved ones who have gone before us. A reception will follow. Love Lights were purchased in advance.

On Sunday, Dec. 15, all are welcome to the Children's Christmas Pageant at 10 a.m. Sunday School children and friends will present the story of the Christmas star.

The annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24. All are invited to gather with the congregation on this most holy night, joining together in prayer and song, hearing scripture and message, and celebrating the coming of God's love into the world in the infant Jesus.


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