111 W. Olive St., Arlington Heights IL 60004 Worship Times: Sat. 5:00pm | Sun. 8:45am, 9:15am, and 11:00am


2016 Advent & Christmas Worship Services


by Gerard vanHonthorst

Midweek Advent Services

Each year, as we prepare for Christmas, we let our school children lead the way! Join us for worship each Wednesday in Advent, as we prepare to worship the newborn King.

Wednesday, November 30

10:30 am – Chapel Service led by Preschool

5:00 pm – Worship Service led by Preschool

6:30 pm – Worship Service led by Preschool

Wednesday, December 7

10:30 am – Chapel Service led by Kindergarten

5:00 pm – Worship Service led by Kindergarten

6:30 pm – Worship Service led by Grades 1-3

Wednesday, December 14

10:30 am – Chapel Service led by Grades 4-8

6:30 pm – Worship Service led by Grades 4-8

Live Nativity

On Saturday, December 17, you are invited to join us for our annual Live Nativity tradition. Starting with our traditional 5:00 pm worship service, we will focus on how God has demonstrated His love for us in sending us Jesus. When worship is over, we will gather outside around the animals for a Live Nativity presentation, starting around 6:00 pm.

Christmas Eve

December 24, 3:00 & 4:30 pm – Family Candlelight Services

With special attention given to families with children, these two identical services will feature your favorite Christmas carols, an inspiring message, and  singing “Silent Night” by candlelight.

December 24, 5:30 pm – Encounter Christmas Service

December 24, 7:00 pm – Contemporary Candlelight Service

For those who look forward to a candlelight service without staying up so late, this communion service will be filled with light! 

December 24, 10:30 pm – Pre-Service Concert

Come early and enjoy the sounds of the Alleluia Brass and various vocalists!

December 24, 11:00 pm – Traditional Candlelight Service

A longstanding tradition for many, this communion service will feature familiar carols and candlelight.

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25, 10:00 am – Celebrate the birth of Jesus at this festive communion service.

The Sunday after Christmas

On the Sunday after Christmas, January 1, we will offer one service in our Sanctuary at 10:00 am.

NOTE that there will be no worship services in the Life Center on that Sunday!