EVENTS (GATHER)

We are called to GATHER as the Body of Christ for worship and community so that we may be people who are grounded in our relationship with our Creator, with humankind, and with all of creation (Acts 2.42). Click on the links to learn more about the different ways you can gather with the Benson Memorial UMC family.


Advent & Christmas 2021 SCHEDULE

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28

First Sunday of Advent

Housing the Holy Worship Series: "HOPE"

8:45 & 11:00 AM  |  in-person services

11:00 AM  |  Facebook Live* service

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5

Second Sunday of Advent

Housing the Holy Worship Series: "PEACE"

Special music by Chime Choir

8:45 & 11:00 AM  |  in-person services

11:00 AM  |  Facebook Live* service

12:15 PM  |  Birthday Party for Jesus in Fellowship Hall

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12

Third Sunday of Advent

Housing the Holy Worship Series: "JOY"

Special guest, harpist Anita Burroughs-Price

8:45 & 11:00 AM  |  in-person services

11:00 AM  |  Facebook Live* service

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Housing the Holy Worship Series: "LOVE"

8:45 & 11:00 AM  |  in-person services

11:00 AM  |  Facebook Live* service

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24

Christmas Eve

2:00 PM  |  Recorded at-home worship**

4:00 PM  |  Family Service on front lawn

     (alt. Fellowship Hall) Bring a blanket for your family as we 

     share in a Christmas craft, carol singing, reading of

     Christmas story, interactive holy communion, glow sticks 

8:00 & 11:00 PM  |  Traditional Service with Holy Communion and Candlelighting in Sanctuary

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26

First Sunday after Christmas

A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols

11:00 AM  |  in-person & Facebook Live* services

 

*facebook.com/bensonmemorialumc

**youtube.com/channel/UC3U4OZGOF4OIgfWEf1u6aFw

**www.bensonmemorial.org


  

COFFEE AND MORNING PRAYER

Wednesday mornings at 7:15 a.m. via Zoom

Join Pastor Kelly Lyn and others for a 30-minute gathering time of fellowship and morning prayer. Start your day in prayer with friends in Christ! All are welcome. To participate, please sign up here: www.easyreg.org/cgi-bin/acct/DEHY9K13RK/signup.pl