Advent And Holiday Services Announced


The congregation of Mount Cross Lutheran Church invites members of the community to join in its Advent services at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14.

There will be a soup supper at 5 p.m., with a small donation requested for the food, followed by the Advent service.

The soup suppers are held in the log building, with the services taking place in the sanctuary.

Then on Sunday, Dec. 11, the Chancel Choir will present Schubert’s “Mass in G Major” at 8:30 a.m. This event will include violin and cello music as well as solos by different choir members under the direction of Dr. Victoria Harris.

The praise service at 10:30 a.m. will be followed by the luminaria assembly project.

Mount Cross is at 600 E. Highway 260, just east of Safeway.

Midweek Advent services will be held at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church, 507 W. Wade Lane, Payson, in preparation for celebrating the birth of Jesus.

Services will be at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 14 and 21.

The theme for the Advent services will be “Wait, Pray and Live by Faith.”

Rim Country residents and visitors are invited to join the congregation for this traditional welcome to Christmas.

For more information, call Pastor Steve DeSanto, (928) 474-5440.

Calvary Chapel Payson will have the following services for Christmas: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21, Children’s Christmas program; 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve service; 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 25, one service.


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