Every service this December celebrates Christ through the preaching of God's Word, joyful and vibrant singing, and genuine, loving fellowship. Save these dates for special opportunities to celebrate Christ's birth with the Grace Church family:

Christmas Program: A Christmas Carol Radio Drama

adapted for radio from Charles Dickens' novella by Anthony E. Palermo

Join us on Saturday and Sunday evenings, December 9-10, for a celebration of Christ through drama, music, and a brief message from God's Word. Saturday's program will be at 7 p.m. and Sunday's will be at 6 p.m. A cookie reception will follow each service.

Childcare for infants through 3-year-olds will be provided for Sunday evening only. Elementary children are welcome to enjoy the program with their parents.

Due to licensing limitations, the program will not be livestreamed.

Special Services

Christmas Carols & Devotionals

On Sundays December 3 and 17, we will gather as a whole church to sing Christmas carols and enjoy a Christmas-themed devotional at 9 a.m. Childcare will only be available for infants through 3-year-olds, as we invite whole families to gather in the auditorium.

Candlelight Service

This Grace Church family tradition will be held on Wednesday, December 20 at 7 p.m. All groups from children to adults will meet in the auditorium for a special time of singing Christmas hymns and hearing a Christmas devotional. Childcare will be available for children age 3 and younger. We end the evening singing "Silent Night" by candlelight.

Christmas Service

On Sunday, December 24, we will have one worship service at 10 a.m. Come enjoy singing carols, listening to special Christmas readings, and hearing a message from God's Word. There will be no Bible Hour or evening service.

Christmas Parties

Each of our Life Groups has a Christmas party in December. Find your group details below, or if you want to find a group, contact us!

  • Life in the Middle – Friday, December 1, 5:30 p.m. at church (Fellowship Hall)
  • Young Marrieds – Sunday, December 3, 5-7 p.m. at church (Fellowship Hall)
  • Youth Group – Wednesday, December 6, 6 p.m. at Matt & Kate Kubiak's home
  • College & Career – Friday, December 15, 6 p.m. at Jon & Anna Washburn's home
  • Maturity Matters – Saturday, December 16, 11 a.m. at church (Fellowship Hall)
  • HomeBuilders – Saturday, December 16, 5 p.m. at church (Fellowship Hall)
  • First Five Years – Sunday, December 17, 5:30 p.m. at Seth & Emily Coelen's home

Office Closings

The church office will be closed on Friday, December 22, and Monday, December 25, to allow staff to enjoy time with their families.

Offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1. In case of an emergency, a pastor can be reached by calling the office (440-255-7045) and pressing #8.