A Congregation of the United Church of Christ
402.476.7565   I   2000 “D” St., Lincoln NE 68502   I   Issue 9   I   September 2016

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Christmas Eve
Join us Saturday, December 24 for Worship

Christmas worship celebration for young children (ages 3-7) and their families in Mayflower Hall.

1:00 & 2:00pm
A simple, joyful celebration of lessons and carols in the Chapel.

Beautiful, classic Christmas pageant for children of all ages.

Family-friendly service with spirited music led by our youth chorale and orchestra.

7:00 & 9:00pm
Timeless festival of lessons and carols with choir, brass, and organ.

Candlelight service of Holy Communion, reflection, and handbells moving from joyous revelation to peaceful hope and love.

Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Worship

For less holiday hoopla but a holy time with carols, join us for worship on Christmas Day.  All regular Sunday morning services will be held on December 25 and January 1 (9:00am, 10:30am, 11:59am). No services will be held on those dates at FP East and FP Presents. No Sunday school or childcare available Christmas Day.  

Christmas Eve Television Broadcast

Tune into the television broadcast of the Festival of Lessons and Carols service on Christmas Eve at midnight on FOX 42 in Lincoln, Kearney, & Central Nebraska. It will also be aired on KFOR 1240 AM radio at 7:00pm.

Christmas Celebration at First-Plymouth East

Sunday, December 18, 9:30am at Kloefkorn Elementary

Join us at First-Plymouth East for a grand celebration of the last Sunday before Christmas. The service will consist of a special Christmas message from Pastor Patrick Messer, Christmas carols with special musical leadership by the hand bell quartet and The Wildwoods. We will also honor our 1st graders with  new Bibles. Celebrate the season together, and enjoy cider and donuts!. *Reminder to FP East attendees that Kloefkorn Elementary will be closed on December 25 and January 1.

Anybody, Everybody Advent Dinner & Program

December 10, 5:30pm

The Anybody, Everybody congregation, folks with disabilities and allies, are hosting a catered meal, multi-media worship including singing, bell choir, live nativity, and entertainment. $9. RSVP by Dec. 3 to karen@firstplymouth.org or 402-476-7565 ext.245.