Advent and Christmas at National

Christmas Eve at National Presbyterian Church

Monday, December 24

5:00 p.m.  //  Family Nativity Service

Kids, teens, and adults bring the Bible’s nativity story to life in this music-filled narrated reenactment. Families of all ages are invited!
 

8:00 p.m.  //  Candlelight and Communion Worship

Carols will be sung and Communion will be served as we celebrate the birth of our Lord.
 

10:00 p.m.  //  Candlelight Worship

This beautiful evening candlelight service reverently ushers in Jesus’ birth.
 
 

Events this Advent

Advent Family Night

Sunday, December 2, 4:30–6 p.m., Chapel and Stone Hall

Families are invited for an evening of family worship, Christmas crafts, and pizza dinner! We will begin with worship in the Chapel and then move to Stone Hall for dinner and crafts. $5/person or $25/family max. RSVP to reserve your Advent wreath craft. Help set up, or lead a craft for families! Contact Cate McCrory to volunteer.
 

Advent Vespers Service

Wednesday, December 5, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Our Advent Vespers service helps us prepare for the season. We’ll sing Advent and Christmas carols, receive Communion, be inspired by our choir, and follow the themes of “Jesus, Son of David” from the Old Testament into the New Testament. Please consider making this service a part of your spiritual preparation for Christmas as the busyness of the season picks up steam.
 

Handel’s “Messiah” Concert

Sunday, December 9, 5:00 p.m.

Make plans to bring your family and friends to NPC Festival Choir, Soloists & Orchestra’s performance of Handel’s beloved masterpiece. No tickets are required; an offering will be received. Childcare (age 5 and under) available with RSVP to: Childcare@NationalPres.org.
 

Mission Gifts for Christmas

Sundays, December 9 & 16, Stone Hall

The seasonal emphasis on gratitude reminds us that God has given us gifts in abundance. Mission Gifts for Christmas provides an opportunity to give to organizations serving those in need in honor of a friend, family member, teacher, or coworker. Visit the market or shop online!