Celebrate ADVENT AND Christmas WITH US!

As we prepare for this Christmas season, we invite you to explore the true meaning of Christmas and invite friends and family to join us as we celebrate the birth of our Savior.

Scroll below to view our 2023 Advent Calendar of Events.

November 26

Worship — 10 AM

Advent Potluck Lunch — 11 AM (Fellowship Hall)

December 3 — The First Sunday of Advent

Worship — 10 AMYouth and Children’s Christmas Program

December 6

Kiwanis Pancake Day — 7 AM to 7 PM (Fellowship Hall)

Plates are $6 per person. To-go plates are available!

December 8

Parent’s Night Out — 5:30 to 8 PM

E-mail Jill@fumc-gulfport.org to register.

December 10 — The Second Sunday of Advent

Breakfast With Santa — 8:45 AM (Fellowship Hall)

Worship — 10 AM

Advent Service for Healing & Wholeness — 4 PM

If you are struggling with grief, illness, loneliness, or discontent; we invite you to join us for a contemplative service as we pray for God’s healing and wholeness in our lives and world.

December 17 — The Third Sunday of Advent

Jesus‘ Birthday Party — 9 AM (Fellowship Hall)

Worship — 10 AM A Musical Christmas

December 20

Youth Progressive Dinner — 5 PM

December 24 — Christmas Eve — The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Candlelight  & Communion Service — 5 PM

A portion of the Christmas Eve offering will be directed to Children First Learning Center, 

a non-profit daycare that is a community partner of our church.

For those who choose to celebrate Advent and Christmas with us virtually, you can view our worship via webcast on our livestreamr10 am each Sunday or on our WXXV Channel 25 TV 10 am broadcast.   On Christmas Eve we will have one service at 5 pm. 

Children are always welcome in worship. Nursery services provided for ages 6 weeks to 3 years old for all worship services.  The nursery is located in the Education Building.  Kids Korner is available during worship for ages 4 through 7 years old and is held in the Sanctuary Building.

We are collecting Walmart gift cards in increments of $25 for families in need in our community. Please leave in the offering plate on Sunday or drop-off in the church office by December 10.

The church office will be closed December 23, 2023 through New Year‘s Day.