Jesus said, "I am the light of the world; the one who follows me will not walk in darkness, but have the light of life." Come Lord Jesus, our light and our salvation. Let us walk in the light of the Lord.
Saturday, November 26 from 9-11AM we will decorate the church for the Christmas season. There will be cider and donuts, devotionals handed out, and volunteers will pick up cards and baskets to deliver to home-members.
Each Sunday, advent readers will call us to worship focusing on an advent theme of hope, peace, joy, and love. We will sing Christmas carols and sermons will draw from our advent devotional.
Sunday, December 18, is a special nativity service.
at First Christian Church
with our Massillon Community
Throughout December, you are invited to participate in Wednesday Advent Evenings. This year, the theme is "witnesses to the birth of Christ," and we will hear from Joseph, Mary, the Inkeeper, and more.
The annual Candlelight Walk happens December 4. The afternoon begins with a pre walk concert at Grace UCC featuring Tuslaw High School musicians at 4:00 p.m. Then stroll amid luminaries & holiday lights along the route to historic Massillon churches & downtown landmarks from 5 – 7:30 p.m. End the evening with a Festival of Music & Candle Lighting Ceremony at St. Mary's Church at 7:45 p.m.
Christmas Eve Service
We gather inside for a special celebration of lessons and carols. It is joyful time of scripture and song that ends with us holding candles and singing "Silent Night."
We gather for our Sunday morning worship service to rejoice together over the good news of Christ's birth.
This service is earlier than our normal schedule, to help everyone get an earlier start on travel and cooking plans.