Christmas

You are welcome at Herndon UMC for Christmas! From the Family Advent Celebration to celebrating Epiphany with the music of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” and especially for worship on Christmas Eve, join us in exploring the hope, peace, joy, love and light of the season.

The Longest Night (Worship) | Dec 21

The Longest Night (Worship) | Dec 21

A Christmas Service of Grief, Remembrance & Grace — Wednesday, 12/21 at 7:30 pm. This service acknowledges the space that grief leaves in our heart while simultaneously remembering that we worship a God who is with us in the darkest of times. In person and on YouTube.

Angel Tree | Return Gifts by Dec 11

Angel Tree | Return Gifts by Dec 11

LINK has over 3400 kids to provide for this season. Help provide gifts. Select an angel from the tree and return the unwrapped gift to Herndon UMC no later than 12/11. Angel trees arrive Thanksgiving weekend.

Make Your Own Advent Wreath | Nov 20

Make Your Own Advent Wreath | Nov 20

Stay after 10 am worship to make an Advent Wreath for your home or for a friend or neighbor! There will be hot chocolate, Christmas music, and warm company while crafting. Bring greens to share and drop them off in the Fellowship Hall before worship. Helpers wanted for set-up too!

Christmas Benefit Concert | Dec 10

Christmas Benefit Concert | Dec 10

HHS Madrigals and students from HHS instrumental groups will perform a benefit concert in the Herndon UMC Sanctuary. Donations made at the concert will go to support a Rise Against Hunger food packing event at Herndon High School in the Spring of 2023.

Christmas Greens Fundraiser | Dec 11-18

Christmas Greens Fundraiser | Dec 11-18

Help with this Herndon UMC tradition! Donate greens or “do-dads”, create arrangements, help organize or sell. All profits will go to support the missions and ministries of Herndon UMC’s four United Women in Faith circles.

Christmas Orchestra | Dec 18

Christmas Orchestra | Dec 18

Sign up now! Music available around Thanksgiving. Middle and high school instrumentalists along with adults from the community provide Christmas music for the 10am worship service. Participation includes rehearsal times. Click to learn more. Donations for Rise Against Hunger will be collected during the service, as well.

Amahl and the Night Visitors | Jan 7 & 8

Amahl and the Night Visitors | Jan 7 & 8

REHERSALS START 11/16. Singers and instrumentalists from throughout our community are invited to participate in this wonderful musical production. The shows will be around Ephiphany, 1/7-8/2023. There are other ways to get involved too. Learn more here.