Georgetown First United Methodist Church

Christmas at Georgetown First

Hanging of the Greens

Hanging of the Greens is a traditional Christian ceremony of decorating the church for the Advent and Christmas season. Please join us Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30pm for the Hanging of the Greens service.

Children’s Christmas Musical

Enjoy the Children’s Christmas Musical, “It All Happened in the Country” on Sunday, December 4th at both the 8:30am and 11am services.

City of Bethlehem

Learn about the birth of Jesus in the City of Bethlehem on Friday, December 9 from 6-8:30pm and Saturday, December 10 from 5:30-8:30pm.  Live animals include a camel!  ( In the event of rain, we will hold the live nativity using tarps and umbrellas. )

Christmas Cantata

Join us on Sunday, December 18 at 8:30 or 11:00am as the chancel choir presents a Christmas Cantata. This is a collection of anthems, vocal and instrumental solos, lots of congregation participation with narration telling the song in the scriptures. Join us as we celebrate the birth of the Messiah with joyful song!

Christmas Services

  • 1st Sunday of Advent services, November 27th  at 8:30am and 11am.
  • Hanging of the Greens service, Wednesday November 30th at 6pm.
  • 2nd Sunday of Advent services, December 4th  at 8:30am and 11am, with Children’s Musical.
  • 3rd Sunday of Advent services, December 11th  at 8:30am and 11am.
  • 4th Sunday of Advent services, December 18th  at 8:30am and 11am, with Christmas Cantata.
  • Christmas in Ivory and Brass Concert, December 19th at 6pm. The program will combine interesting arrangements of traditional Christmas music with scriptural readings related to the Nativity.
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight services on Saturday, December 24th  at 6:00pm and 11:00pm  in our sanctuary.  We’ll conclude the service with a candle lighting while singing “Silent Night.”
  • Christmas Day service on Sunday, December 25th  at 10am.  Only one service.

We hope to see you at Georgetown First!

Welcome

Welcome to Georgetown First!

“Do no harm. Do good. Stay in Love with God.” (John Wesley)

Please join us for worship and ministry.

Church Re-Opening

Georgetown First United Methodist Church is re-opening with changes and guidelines for members to follow due to the Coronavirus concerns.

Starting June 6, 2021:

8:30   – Sanctuary Worship
9:45   – Sunday School for adults and children, with Nursery Care
11:00 – Sanctuary Worship and Kids Own Worship and Nursery Care. We will livestream the 11am Sanctuary service on Facebook Live. A recording will be posted on YouTube by 1:00pm.

For more information about the in-person, including health precautions, and about the virtual services, please see:

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