CHRISTMAS AT GETHSEMANE

December 24

9:30 a.m. | Christmas Eve Service
Celebrate Jesus’ birth at our English worship service with Christmas hymns, scripture readings, and a meaningful message. Join us for a joyous occasion filled with love and the festive spirit of the season.

10:30 a.m. | Baragumu (African Fellowship) Christmas Eve Service
Experience the heartwarming rhythms and harmonies of Baragumu at our Christmas celebration. Our inspiring sermon, along with joyful music, unites the community in a festive, faith-filled atmosphere.

11:30 a.m. | For kids: Happy Birthday Baby Jesus
Children will have an exciting celebration for Baby Jesus during Sunday School hour. Crafts and snacks will be provided.

4:30 p.m. | For all: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service with Children’s Pageant
A family friendly service for all celebrating the birth of Jesus with favorite Christmas carols, a brief message, a children’s pageant and Silent Night sung by candlelight.

December 25

Baragumu (African Fellowship)
10:30am – 2pm

Join us for a jubilant celebration of God’s glory to the world. A festive service with uplifting messages and a delightful lunch.

December 31

10:30am | Kinship Sunday
11:45am | Kinship Lunch
Celebrate the final Kinship Sunday of the year as our multicultural congregations in English, Spanish, and Swahili unite to worship Jesus. Please bring a side dish to share.

December 31–January 1
10:30pm – Jan 1, 6:00am | Swahili: Baragumu Vigil
Say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new year at Baragumu’s all-night Swahili New Year’s Eve prayer vigil. Reflect, pray and embrace the fresh start.