First Presbyterian to hold Advent services
ANDERSON — First Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Ninth St., will celebrate the third Sunday in Advent at its 8 and 10:20 a.m. services.
The Chancel Bells will be ringing the first hymn, "O Come, All Ye Faithful," and the Badgley family will be presenting the Advent Service Reading and lighting of the third candle. Pastor Ryan Rasmussen will be giving the message on Matthew 11:2-11, and the Chancel Choir will sing Advent Peace Canon.
The annual Handbell/Dessert concert will follow in the afternoon. Dessert will be served at 2 p.m. in Fellowship Hall, with the concert following at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary.
Monroe Fellowship hosts revival
ALEXANDRIA — Monroe Fellowship Chapel, 1308 W. Monroe St., will host a revival Dec. 9-15 at 6 p.m. nightly.
Pastors preaching will include Skip Mohler, Paul Featherstone, Robert and Janet Clausen and David Teague III.
Host pastor is Randy Weaver.
Glad Tidings presents Christmas musical
ANDERSON — The GT’s Choir of Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 815 School St., will present “Bethlehem Morning along with Kids Choir with Shepherds, Sheep and a Savior!" this weekend.
The children are really excited to be part of the adult choir’s musical. The children’s main characters will be Suzi Bivens, Hannah Flatt, Maverick Fogle, Madisen Myers and Parker Rodgers.
The Christmas musical will be presented Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10:30 a.m. directed by Lou Shelton. This powerful musical is a time to celebrate the birth of Christ our King.
Also, this will be the church's fourth year for the lighting of the luminaries. Prior to the Christmas musical production the attendees will be welcomed by the luminaries surrounding the church area. There will be a hospitality time with cookies and punch after the Saturday night program.
Senior Pastor Jamey Moore extends an invitation to everyone.