After the success of our last interactive Thanksgiving Service on Zoom, we have decided to hold our annual Christmas Eve Service together in the same way. We hope to have even more participants for this Christmas service. This will be a simple service with the reading of the Christmas story and featuring Christmas carols. We will gather atContinue reading “Thurs. Dec. 24th – Interactive Online Christmas Eve Service”
During the month of December, Brookmeade will be collecting for the UCC Christmas Fund which has been caring for active and retired clergy and lay employees of the United Church of Christ for over 100 years by providing emergency grants, supplementation of small annuities and health premiums, and Christmas “Thank You” gift checks each DecemberContinue reading “UCC Christmas Fund Offering”
Calling all Brookmeaders! This year’s Christmas Pageant, The Unicorn at the Manger, will be brought to your home virtually with “a little help from your friends”. Please see your weekly email to read the script and find the link to sign up for your favorite character ASAP. Once you sign up, you’ll be asked toContinue reading “Sign Up to help with the Brookmeade Christmas Pageant today!”
Once again this year, we will continue our tradition of collecting toys for the “Last Minute Toy Store.” This project provides free gifts for children whose families are unable, for whatever legal or practical reasons, to access state financial benefits to supplement their income, which would otherwise entitle them to state help. This “last resort”Continue reading “December 2nd-10th: Donate Toys to the Last Minute Toy Store”
We’re having a virtual youth Zoom party at the end of December! The whole family is welcome to participate in this Zoom call alongside youth (we’ll play virtual Jackbox games). We will have 8 people participating as “players” in Jackbox while everyone else is able to sign in on your phone as the “audience” whileContinue reading “Sun. Dec. 20th: Youth Zoom Christmas Game Party!”
In Brookmeade tradition, we are taking orders for Red and White Poinsettias for the Christmas season. 6.5″ poinsettias are $9.00 , 8″ poinsettias are $16.00, 10″ poinsettias are $25.00. Please call or email the church office (615-352-4702; firstname.lastname@example.org) to place your order no later than 1 pm on Thursday, October 22nd.
The Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24th. Please invite your family, friends and neighbors to attend this special service of readings and hymns as we celebrate the joy of Christmas! Reception following service, with light refreshments and a time of great fellowship!
The Annual Brookmeade Christmas Caroling will take place Sunday 12/15. We will leave about 12:00-12:15pm, following Coffee Fellowship, and go to four homes of area Brookmeaders. Song books and driving directions will be available on the table in the foyer. Everyone is welcome! If you have any questions, please contact Julie L. or the churchContinue reading “Sun. Dec. 15th: Christmas Caroling”
For over 100 years, the Christmas Fund for the Veterans of the Cross and the Emergency Fund has been a way to ensure that a light of love and hope will always shine for faithful servants of our church who find themselves facing unforeseen financial need. The offering, one of five special offerings that BrookmeadeContinue reading “Sun. Dec. 22nd: UCC Christmas Fund Offering”
Please join us Saturday, November 30th as we decorate our church building for the Advent Season starting at 10:00 am. There is a Christmas tree that will need to be put together and decorated. We are asking folks who have access to fresh greenery such as pine sprigs, evergreen branches and magnolia leaves to bringContinue reading “Sat. Nov. 30th: Hanging of the Greens”