All are welcome to these family-friendly worship experiences!
ROCK THE MANGER: CHRISTMAS EVE EVE *
Monday, December 23
5:00 p.m., Sanctuary
If you are going to be out of town on Christmas Eve, or you are just ready to celebrate Jesus’ birth in a festive way a little early, join us in the Sanctuary for Rock the Manger! This very special time of worship will feature music by Charles Lazarus and Power Tap, along with an inspiring Christmas message, and will close with candle lighting and singing of Silent Night. All are welcome.
*Childcare available for Birth-PreK.
Tuesday, December 24
Build Your Own Nativity Children’s Service
10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary
Families, come and enjoy a fun way to participate in the telling of the Nativity story! Kids are invited to wear their own costumes, or you may choose one from our costume box. Sheep, shepherds, cows, angels— you can be whatever you would like! As we tell the story of Jesus’ birth— from the shepherds tending their sheep in the fields watching the bright star of Bethlehem, to the cows in the stable waiting for Jesus to be born, to the many flocks of angels celebrating the great news, and even a few super heroes for good measure— are all invited to be in the story! This service is tailor-made especially for kids. And middle school and high school kids are always welcome to help!
The service starts at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary, but get here a little earlier so you can put on your costumes, adjust your angel halos and king’s crowns, and get ready to be part of the story! There is not a more delightful way to start your Christmas celebration on December 24! Everyone is welcome to the Christmas Nativity at Wayzata Community Church.
Candlelight Family Christmas*
1:00 p.m. (special needs friendly service), 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., Sanctuary
This wonderful experience for all ages includes music by our contemporary music team, Tapestry and Celebrations Choir, along with a special Children‘s Choir and Youth Ensemble. We will sing your favorite Christmas carols and have a special moment for children, and a Christmas message from Rev. Dr. John F. Ross.
*Childcare available for ages Birth-PreK