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2021 Advent & Christmas Activities

November 28, 2021, marks the First Sunday in Advent. Please join us in the following Advent activities.


Love is Still the Answer booklet project. We are compiling a booklet as an opportunity for connecting with each other, and we would like you to be a part of it! We ask you to complete and turn in your entry by Friday, December 3.

2021 Xmas booklet

Alternative Christmas Market. Our alternative catalog offers many opportunities to support the work of the Presbyterian USA Mission Agency and Oak Grove’s special mission projects.

Carols, Cookies, and Care, Saturday, December 11, 2021, 10:30 a.m. in the church parking lot. Please bring donations of toilet paper, diapers, and baby wipes for VEAP. We will sing Christmas carols and eat cookies outdoors.

Christmas Joy Offering

Sunday Worship Services During Advent

  • Nov. 28: 1st Sunday of Advent Matthew 24:36–44 “Keep Awake” Pastor Bart preaches
  • Dec. 5: 2nd Sunday of Advent Communion Sunday
    Matthew 3:1–13 “Prepare the Way” Pastor Mary preaches
  • Dec. 12: 3rd Sunday of Advent
    Matthew 11:2–11 “Signs of the Kingdom” Pastor Bart preaches
  • Dec. 19: 4th Sunday of Advent Matthew 1: 18–25 “God with Us” Pastor Bart preaches

Christmas Services

Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 7:00 p.m. Longest Night Service (details TBA)

Friday, December 24, 2021, 4:00 p.m. Family Christmas Eve Service via Zoom. We welcome participation from all ages. If you are willing to read or sing, please let Pastor Mary know!

Friday, December 24, 2021, 10:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Service (details TBA)

Sunday, December 26, 2021, 10:15 a.m. livestreamed Sunday Worship Service on Facebook and the website, Matthew 2:13–23, “Mary and Joseph flee with Jesus” Pastor Mary preaches

Sunday, January 2, 2022, 10:15 a.m. livestreamed Sunday Worship Serivce on Facebook and the website, Matthew 2:1–12, “We Three Kings” Pastor Mary preaches