New Worship Service Begins,  Sunday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. Tradition…Renewed. The chapel provides a warm and welcoming space for worship.

St. Nick’s Day, Sunday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m. We welcome a visit from St. Nick. Not Santa–St. Nick. You know, the former Bishop of Turkey? Yes, that St. Nick!  We share his story about giving, check to see if gold coins were left in our shoes (kid-size only) and bring a new pair of shoes as a gift for the children of Kingdom House in St. Louis.

Place Your Order For Christmas Poinsettias. Plants are in 6-inch pots and cost $8 each. Order as many as you like to be placed around the altar. You may take your plants home after the 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve service or leave them to be shared with someone who is homebound or with a nursing home. Order HERE or call the church office (314-961-3164). Order by December 7.

The Gift of Time, Saturday, Dec. 9 at Asbury United Methodist Church you can celebrate the season along with some remarkable kids. Meet at the Christian Life Center parking lot at 9:30 a.m. and return by 3 p.m. Asbury UMC does not have children in its congregation. Instead, they are church for children in their neighborhood.

Everything Christmas! Friday, Dec. 22, 6-9 p.m.  It’s exactly what it sounds like.  Gather around the fireplace to sing some carols.  Bundle up and head out for a horse-drawn carriage ride. Drink some cocoa.  Make a craft.  A story time for the youngest ones at 6:45 p.m. and another story time for older children at 7:45 p.m. Old-school Christmas celebrations are the best! Book your carriage ride HERE.

Cookies? Yes, Please! If you can share your gift for baking cookies, please sign up HERE. The cookies will be enjoyed at the “Everything Christmas!” event on Dec. 22.

Christmas Eve Worship 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve is on Sunday this year. Our  9am service will be  especially kid-friendly. (Read that as interactive, noisy and  wildly fun!) At every worship service we’ll end with candlelight and Silent Night.