Sunday Mornings, December 3, 10, 17 2023

In-person at 8:15am, 9:30am & 11:00am and Live Streamed at 9:30am. Each week’s service will include music, carols, and Advent candle lighting. Our sermon series, “When Heaven Touches Earth,” will remind us of the time when God broke through in a manger in Bethlehem and how God continues to break through in our world today. **

Longest Night of the Year Labyrinth Walk

            Thursday, December 21, 12:00pm

Early Christmas Eve Service with candlelight and carols

          Thursday, December 21, 7:00pm **

4th Sunday of Advent

          Sunday, December 24, one combined service at 9:30am

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24

          3:00pm Family Service with Candlelight **

6:00pm  Youth-led with Candlelight

8:00pm  Traditional with Candlelight and Live Streamed

       10:00pm  Traditional with Candlelight and Communion




All-Church Advent Bible Study, Heaven and Earth: Advent and the Incarnation by Will Willimon.


Mondays at 6:30pm, men’s group facilitated by Brian Riddle

                          Begins November 20

          Tuesdays at 10:00am, facilitated by Dave Woodyard

                          Meets November 28, December 5, 12, and 19

          Wednesdays at 6:00pm, facilitated by Pastor Justin Williams and Pastor Carrie Schwab

                          Meets November 29, December 6, 13, and 20

Thursdays at 10:00am, facilitated by Mary Ellen Hatton and Kim La Rue

Begins November 30

Thursdays at 7:00pm, women’s group facilitated by Kristina MacKenzie and Kim La Rue

Begins November 30

Sundays at 11:00am, facilitated by Kathy Perry and Kim La Rue **

Begins November 19




Youth Advent Study, An Unlikely Advent by Rachel Billups

Meets Tuesdays at 6:30pm on November 28, December 5, 12, and 19
Register HERE to for the youth Advent Study

PUMC Chancel Choir joins the “Lessons and Carols” Service 
                  Monday, December 4, 7:00pm, Ohio Wesleyan University

Casual Christmas, children and youth handbell choirs and the Cherub Choir
                  Sunday, December 10, 3:00pm, Sanctuary

Christmas Concert by Pastor Justin and David Wion
                  Sunday, December 17, 3:00pm, Sanctuary

12 Days of Christmas, a musical podcast
                  Beginning December 25




Youth Angel Tree Shop and Pack Christmas Party

              Tuesday, November 14, 6:00-8:30pm

Homemade Buckeyes: benefitting missions

              In the Main Hall November 12, 19, and 26

Decorating the Church; help prepare the building for Advent

              Sunday, November 26, 12:15pm, meet in the Main Hall

Angel Tree: providing Christmas gifts for children through People In Need’s Holiday Clearing House
              Sunday, November 26, last day to return gifts

People In Need Holiday Clearing House: sort gifts for families

              November 27-December 1 and December 4-December 8,

              9:00am – 2:00pm, Delaware County Fairgrounds

Wrap Angel Tree Gifts

      Saturday, December 2, 9:00am, Lower Level
      Register HERE to help wrap gifts

Equal Exchange, Kindwear and Dreamshine Sale: gift opportunities for all

              Sunday, December 3, 9:00am – 12:30pm, Main Hall

Common Ground Free Store: serving those in need

              December 5 and 7, 5:15-8:30pm, 193 E. Central Avenue, Delaware

Cookie Walk: homemade cookie sale benefitting missions & Quilt Display

              Saturday, December 9, 8:00am-12:00pm, Narthex & Main Hall
              Register HERE to donate cookies for the Cookie Walk

Equal Exchange Sale

              Sunday, December 10, 9:00am – 12:30pm, Main Hall

Un-decorate the Church: take down trees and pack decorations

              Sunday, January 7, 12:15pm, meet in the Main Hall




December Children’s Check In: dinner, music, and movie  

              Wednesday, December 6, 6:00 – 7:30pm.
              Register HERE.

Casual Christmas for families: carols, crafts, and cookies

               Sunday, December 10, register HERE

                    3:00 – 4:00pm, listen to the bells ring and the cherub choir sing in the Sanctuary

                    4:00 – 5:00pm, crafts and cookies in the Fellowship Hall

December Club Story: dinner, music, and movie for 2nd-5th grade  

               Wednesday, December 13, 6:00 – 7:30pm.
               Register HERE.

Ladies’ Night: Christmas party for women **

               Thursday, December 14, 6:30pm, Fellowship Hall.
               Register HERE.


**Nursery care available.