Join us as we Celebrate the Birth of Jesus throughout the Christmas Season

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Advent 2022 Sermon Series: Journey to the Manger

A musty whiff emerges from the box as the nativity scene, with all the figurines, are carefully removed from their storage container after their yearlong hibernation in the attic. The rebuilding of the nativity marks the beginning of our preparation for Christmas. Each piece, carefully placed, reenacts the age-old journey we make throughout the season of Advent to arrive at the Manger. Along the way we revisit characters that proclaim the anticipation, preparation, provision, and promise of this season. This year, join with us as we consider how God is preparing us for our journey to the Manger.

• November 27: Angels: The Proclaimers

• December 4: Joseph and Mary: More than Parents  

• December 11: Cantata: A Festival of Lessons and Carols

• December 18: The Innkeeper: Sorry We're full

• December 24: Jesus: The Present of Presence

Love A Family 2022 Slide

Spread Christmas love by purchasing gifts for a local person or family in need. The tags are located on Christmas trees in the Narthex and Light House Atrium. Please contact Kathy Seymour at 803-920-7385 or 4kathys@gmail.com and she will send you a picture of the gift tag, so that you can adopt a family. These gifts should be turned in by Sunday, December 4 during services or at the Church Office. 

Women's Christmas Gathering: Ornament Painting

Calling Women of All Ages...We would like to invite you to come fellowship, enjoy some snacks and paint an ornament on Sunday, December 4 (2:00-4:00 pm) in MB Room 151. Our very own, Beth Maddox (from Lexington Paint & Pour), will be offering different paintable ornaments for you to choose from. Each ornament will be $15. Reserve your spot below. Check made payable to Beth Maddox or Lexington Paint & Pour. Hope to see you there!

Reserve Your Spot
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Saxe Gotha Christmas Cantata - December 10 and 11

The 2022 Christmas cantata, “A Festival of Lessons and Carols” offers participants opportunities to be in God’s transformational presence as they become immersed in the Christmas story through Gospel narratives, Christmas choral anthems, and participatory carols and hymns. 

This Christmas cantata is similar to “The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” that originated in Truro Cathedral (England) in 1880 and was later adapted at Kings College in 1918. This cantata begins with sacred music from the prophecies of the coming Messiah and progresses through the Gospels with the redemptive story that concludes in the celebration of Christ’s birth – a transformational journey.

Our Christmas cantata will include the Sanctuary Choir, chamber orchestra, piano and pipe organ, soloists, children’s choir and narrators featuring the choral works of Hal Hopson, Craig Courtney, Dan Forrest, Larry Shackley and John Leavitt. Come and be part of the celebration on Saturday, December 10th at 7:00 pm or Sunday, December 11th at 10:00 am in the Sanctuary.

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Friendship Dinner - Friday, December 16

We are planning to have a Friendship Dinner for our local friends who are dealing with mental illnesses on Friday, December 16. This will be the first dinner since February 2020. We will cook a big dinner, Garth Olson will provide the entertainment and Santa will pass out gifts. Dinner starts at 6:00 pm. Volunteers are needed starting at 4:00 pm.

If you would like to volunteer to help make this a special time for our friends, please email or call Kathy Seymour at: 4kathys@gmail.com or 803-920-7385.

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Lexington County Choral Society Concerts - A Reason to Celebrate Singing

We are glad to be back singing a full season again (Season 26), and we have many reasons to celebrate and sing! Season and individual event tickets are now available at LexCoChoralSoc.org. Shows are at 7:30 pm at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church. The Society is led by Hal McIntosh.

Upcoming Shows:

The Holidays - December 2-3

The Three Baritones - January 20

Folks Near and Far - March 3

The Faure Requiem - May 5

Senior Adults Dinner And Concert 12 22 Christmas Eve Worship 2022 Slide Christmas Day Worship 2022 Slide 1 Poinsettia Dedication List 2022
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Year End Giving Options:

Mail – the envelope must be postmarked no later than Dec. 31, 2022.  

Offering – any offering submitted either in cash or check by year end.

In Person – Check/Cash can be hand delivered to the business office by Jan. 3, 2023 no later than 5:00 pm (checks dated Dec. 31, 2022). 

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