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 2, 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 2-23

Learn: International Missions Study led by Mary Hawley Oates on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:15 PM in the Bullock-Matthews Room.
Pray: For our Southern Baptist Missionaries during the Week of Prayer on December 2-9. Sign up for a prayer guide.
Give: On December 23, give generously to support our missionaries. You can give using the envelopes provided or give online by selecting "Lottie Moon". Our goal is $10,500.


Senior Adult Christmas Luncheon - Wednesday, December 5, 11:00 AM, McDowell Hall
It is our annual Christmas lunch for all senior adults of the church and their guests.


Youth and Children's Choir Concert - Sunday, December 9, 6:00 PM, Sanctuary
Our Children and Youth Choirs will giving a concert cosisting of various Christmas songs and skits.. A reception will follow in McDowell Hall sponsored by the Children's Ministry Team.


The Heart of Christmas, Sanctuary Choir Christmas Musical and Drama - Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16, Sanctuary.
You are invited to The Heart of Christmas, a Christmas musical.. The renowned JHBC choir will lead this worship event that will draw us together and back to the heart of this holy season. Ten beautiful Christmas songs will be presented as well as a wonderful drama presented by talented actors. Performances are Saturday, December 15 at 6:00 PM and Sunday December 16 at 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM.


Community Christmas Caroling - Sunday, December 23, 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.


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