Advent at JHBC

Advent @ JHBC


Advent is a season of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the
Nativity of Jesus at Christmas as well as the return of Jesus at the second coming.


Hanging of the Green - Sunday, December 1, 6:00 PM, McDowell Hall and Sanctuary.
We begin the Advent Season by transforming the Sanctuary into a room sparkling with greenery, poinsettias, ornaments and light. The service will begin in McDowell Hall with a time of fellowship before proceeding to the Sanctuary. Bring your favorite finger food to share with everyone.


Month of Prayer for International Missions and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering - December 1-22

Learn: International Missions Study led by Mary Hawley Oates on Wednesday, December 11 at 6:15 PM in McDowell Hall during the Family Night Community Meal.
Pray: For our Southern Baptist Missionaries during the Week of Prayer on December 1-8. Sign up for a prayer guide.
Give: On December 22, give generously to support our missionaries. You can give using the envelopes provided or give online by selecting "Lottie Moon". Our goal is $10,000.


Senior Adult Christmas Luncheon - Wednesday, December 4, 11:00 AM, McDowell Hall
It is our annual Christmas lunch for all senior adults of the church and their guests.


The Story of Christmas, Sanctuary Choir Christmas Musical - Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8, Sanctuary.
The renowned JHBC choir will lead this worship event packed full of high-energy celebration songs, warm heartfelt moments, fresh contemporary settings, seasonal favorites, and meaningful worship moments!
Performances are Saturday, December 7 at 6:30 PM and Sunday, December 8 at 3:00 PM.


Community Christmas Caroling - Sunday, December 15, 6:00 PM.
We will gather together to go throughout the community and sing Christmas Carols to our homebound, then return to McDowell Hall for cookies and hot chocolate.


Youth Christmas Party - Wednesday, December 18, 6:00 PM, Youth Center
It is our annual Youth Christmas party for all teenagers of the church and their guests. Everyone is asked to bring a $5.00 gift for the gift exchange.


Candlelight Christmas Eve Service - Tuesday, December 24, 5:00 PM, Sanctuary.
A family-oriented Christmas Eve service with the Lord's Supper and a Candlelight Walk.