2012-11-30 / Community

Church announces Advent schedule

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in South Portland on Sundays will hold regular worship times at 8:30 a.m. in the chapel and 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, which continue through Sunday, Dec. 9. On Sunday, Dec. 16, Sunday school will offer the annual Christmas pageant at 9 a.m. and sanctuary worship will follow at 11 a.m. with the Meeting House Adult Choir. On Sunday, Dec. 23, the fourth Sunday in Advent, participants will gather for a single service at 10 a.m.

Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, the congregation will gather for three worship services: 5 p.m. for family worship – short and simple – followed by Jesus’ birthday party with cake; 7 p.m. worship with carols and readings, American Sign Language interpreted; and 10 p.m. for the traditional service of lessons, carols and candlelight with the Meeting House Choir.

The church is located at 301 Cottage Road.

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