Annual Christmas Tree/Bake Sale Scheduled for Saturday, December 7th

Picking a tree last year at Garden City Community Church.
Picking a tree last year at Garden City Community Church.

The Garden City Community Church's 27th Annual Christmas Tree/ Bake Sale will take place on Saturday, December 7th from 8 am to 12 noon for all residents. Come and buy that perfect Christmas tree and wreath for your home, along with delicious pies and other goodies to serve your guests. A brass band will play Christmas carols as residents buy trees. The Tree Sale proceeds will go to the Youth Mission Trip with Next Step Ministries this coming summer and the funds from the Bake Sale will go to the Marty Lyons Foundation. Vendors will be in the Kensington Room where they will be selling gourmet food, gift baskets, Tupperware, jewelry and accessories and more.


Everyone is also invited to the church's upcoming events during the Advent Season:


Sunday, December 8th- Advent Breakfast at 9:15 am. Welcome the Christmas season by joining us for a hot breakfast, a fun family-centered craft and a wonderful opportunity for fellowship.

Sunday, December 15th- Vesper Service in the Sanctuary at 4:30 pm and all are invited to the Christmas Dinner directly afterward, starting at 6 pm. The service                            features a special musical celebration of the approaching birth of Jesus with the combined Alleluia, Carol, Cantamus and Adult Choirs.  The popular candlelight hot dinner will have delicious food and fun fellowship for all.


Sunday, December 22nd- Church School Christmas Pageant after the 10:30 am service. The Pageant is staged by the Sunday School with adorable “actors” in costume with music.


Tuesday, December 24th- Three services:


Family service at 4 pm.

Candlelight Communion Service at 8:30 pm, with Music Prelude at 8:15 pm.

Candlelight Communion Service at 11 pm, with Music Prelude at 10:45 pm.


The Garden City Community Church is located at the corner of Stewart Avenue and Whitehall Boulevard. It is an “Open & Affirming” congregation of the United Church of Christ (Protestant), so no matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey all are welcome. On Sundays the GCCC has 8:30 am Communion in the Chapel and 10:30 am worship in the Sanctuary. The Forum is held at 9:15 am. Church Sunday School is held during the regular service, with babysitting in the Crib Room for children under two years old, equipped with silent pagers for parents. The Garden City Community Church is handicap accessible with ramps on the Whitehall Boulevard side of the church and a full elevator to the lower level.  Please call 746-1700 e-mail ChurchOffice@GardenCityCommunityChurch.org or go to www.GardenCityCommunityChurch.org for more information.


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