UCM School Break Bags: Our goal is to fill all 450 break bags with a 13.5 oz box of Instant Potatoes. They are being collected in the Asbury Room. Thank you for participating.
Love Light Sale Begins Dec. 1 and Ends on Dec. 22: Traditionally, Love Lights are sponsored lights on our Chrismon tree, in honor or memory of a loved ones. This year, in addition to the postcards you receive for your donation, we will have luminaries with your loved one’s name. The luminaires will be lit Christmas Eve. Love Lights are $3.00. The sale will end on Dec. 22nd. Proceeds of Love Lights will got toward Camp Patton Springs.
1st Sunday Youth: A Collaborative Youth Experience: on December 1, 2019 5-7 pm @ Sylva First Baptist Church. Dinner, games, friendship, and faith for all youth ages 6th-12th grades. Every first Sunday from 5-7 PM. Leadership provided by First United Methodist and First Baptist Churches of Sylva. Next: Jan 5 from 5-7 @ First Sylva.
2019 Christmas Cantata Dec. 8, at 5:00pm. The chancel choir will present a Christmas musical on Sunday, December 8, at 5:00 pm in the church sanctuary. The choir will perform “Joy Has Dawned, a Christmas Celebration” by Lloyd Larson. Tommy Ginn is director of the Chancel choir. The Christmas story will be narrated by Bill and Lynne Johnson. Adult and children church members will portray the nativity scene. The Sylva Bells, a community hand bell choir, under the direction of Lori Merservey, will play holiday selections prior to the concert.
Following the musical, heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served in the church’s Christian Life Center for all to enjoy. Various instrumental groups will present Christmas music at this time. The public is invited to attend this evening of music, joy and fellowship, Sylva First’s gift to the community.
If you can help with the hors doeuvres please bring your items to the church kitchen before the program.
Sylva Christmas Parade: Dec. 1st at 3pm on Main Street
Dillsboro Luminariers: Dec.6,7,13 & 14