Christmas At Armstrong

How can you help the less fortunate this Christmas?
Click on the black arrow for more information on Christmas Giving opportunities


State Avenue Christmas Shop

Can you help the Faithclimbers with a Christmas mission project?
Our 5th and 6th graders are planning their annual Christmas Extravaganza for State Avenue UMC in Lower Price Hill on December 10!
You can help by donating now at the bins in the Atrium and Education Wing entrance:

  • NEW TOYS for children ($10-20)
  • $5 (or less) GIFTS FOR ADULTS & TEENS to go in our “Secret Santa Shop” for children to buy for their parents

Watch for sign-up sheets to help provide and serve the meal, work the shops, and just love on our neighbors in Lower Price Hill.  Sign up online to work the event as a volunteer.

Adopt a family

InterParish Ministry (IPM) offers a Christmas Program to provide gifts for people in need.  You may adopt a family or choose a name(s) from the Giving Tree in the Atrium. Each ornament lists a name, gift suggestions and family number. Spend approximately $25-35 per person.  NEW! Gifts are to be UNWRAPPED with the family # and name on the ornament attached. Return the gift(s) to the tree on Sunday, December 11.  When you take an ornament, please sign your name and the family's number on the gift list located by the tree. For more information contact, Rene Beck  or Linda Stover through the church office.

Gift Cards

$25 GROCERY GIFT CERTIFICATES NEEDED. IPM hopes to provide each of the families with a grocery store gift certificate. The gift certificate or money needs to be turned in to the church office by Sunday, December 11.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Worship

Childcare provided for ages 3 and under at the 5:00 & 7:00 pm services. Candle lighting included at all Christmas Eve services.

5:00 PM — Traditional Family Service

In the Sanctuary. Help your family grow in faith together this Christmas.
Our Traditional Family Service is designed to help parents and their younger children worship and celebrate Christmas together.
Children will hear the Christmas story, learn the beloved carols of Christmas and discover the wonder that drew shepherds and magi to Bethlehem.

7:00 PM — Contemporary Candlelight Service

In the Worship Center. With classic carols and modern Christmas music, multimedia art and candle lighting, we'll experience the power of the birth of the Savior of the world!

9:00 PM — Traditional Candlelight Service 

In the Sanctuary. Drawing on the traditions of Christmas worship, we celebrate the birth of the Christ Child.
Scripture, beloved carols of Christmas and the graceful music of the Chancel Choir lead us to the manger and the light of Jesus, the Newborn King.   

11:00 PM — Old Chapel Candlelight Service

In the Old Chapel. Celebrate the arrival of Christmas in the simple warmth and intimacy of Old Armstrong Chapel.
Hear again the ancient story of the Newborn King who changes life today.
Give praise to God as we choose our favorite carols of Christmas.
(Seating in the Old Chapel is limited—worshipers will be received on a first come basis.)

Christmas Day Celebration

The presents have been opened. Breakfast is over. The relatives have arrived or the car is packed. It is time to celebrate Christmas in one more special way—WORSHIP!

On Sunday, December 25 there will be one worship service at 10:00am. Children are invited to wear their favorite pajamas and adults to wear their favorite Christmas apparel. Celebrate the birth of Christ with carols and songs, a blessing of the toys, and a special story read to all who gather. Children of all ages are invited to this cozy worship event.

New Year's Day Celebration

8:20 Worship will be held in the Old Chapel

10:00 Worship will be held in the Sanctuary

There is no 11:11 worship service today.