Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King. Let every heart prepare Him room and Heaven and nature sing.
As Christmas lights begin to shine and holiday cheer starts to rise, let’s prepare room in our hearts for our Savior and King. Celebrate the birth of Jesus with us all season long as we gather to hear joyful music and reflect on God’s precious gift of love. Explore our special events below, and mark your calendars with what’s coming next in the new year.
Wednesday, November 28
Dinner at 6 p.m., Worship at 6:30 p.m.
Bring your family and join us for a special Christmas-themed night of worship. Through music and a message, you will be introduced to the meaningful traditions of Advent and receive your free Advent Guide. Registration is required for dinner, so please sign up today.
Friday, November 30
6:30 p.m., Worship Center
Ladies, invite your friends to discover the true meaning of Christmas at our annual Sweet Celebration. We’ll start off the evening with carols and a Gospel message, then enjoy our first-ever marketplace. Most of our vendors give back to various charities, so you can get a head start on your gifts by shopping with a purpose. Tickets cost $5 in advance or $10 at the door, so purchase yours in the Atrium on Sundays or online today.
Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 2
9 & 10:45 a.m., Worship Center
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a morning of beautiful Christmas music! On Sunday, December 2, during both services, our sanctuary choir and orchestra will present O Come, Let Us Adore Him, our Christmas concert of worship. Sunday Fellowships and children’s programs will meet as usual, but space will be limited in elementary classrooms; we encourage you to bring your kindergarten–fourth graders to enjoy the concert with you in the Worship Center. For those who cannot make it on Sunday, an open rehearsal will also be held on Saturday, December 1 at 11 a.m.
Children’s & Youth Choir Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 9
6 p.m., Worship Center
Rejoice in the good news of Christ’s arrival as we celebrate Christmas through singing and drama. It will be a night of joy as our elementary choirs, Gloria Dei youth choir, and chamber orchestra lead us in worship. Childcare is available by online reservation, and admission is free.
DSO on the Go Concert
Tuesday, December 11
7 p.m., Worship Center
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is coming to Frisco to present the annual Big Brassy Christmas & Organ Extravaganza in our Worship Center. This concert highlights the brass and percussion sections of the DSO through exciting arrangements of Christmas classics. Tickets cost $19 for adults and $9 for students and can be purchased on the DSO website.
English Service at 10 a.m., Worship Center
Spanish Service at 10 a.m., Multi-Purpose Room
On the Sunday before Christmas Eve, we will gather for one English service and one Spanish service. Our usual children’s programming and Sunday Fellowships will not meet, but childcare will be available for ages birth through pre-K.
Monday, December 24
5 p.m., Worship Center
Experience the wonder of our Savior’s birth as we worship together on Christmas Eve. Join us in singing songs of praise as we reflect on and celebrate God’s love for us. Childcare will not be provided, but little ones will be welcome in our Worship Center.
Sunday, December 30
10 a.m., Worship Center
We will gather for one service on Sunday, December 30 to mark the end of 2018 and look forward to the new year together. Stonebriar en Español will join us as we celebrate as one church in two languages. Our usual children’s programming and Sunday Fellowships will not meet, but childcare will be available for ages birth through pre-K.
Wednesday, January 9
Dinner at 6 p.m., Worship at 6:30 p.m.
Kick off the new year with your family at our Family Experience night of worship on Wednesday, January 9. Registration is required for dinner, and the link to sign up will be available soon.
The Linger Conference is a two-day event, designed to cultivate a rhythm of rest and worship in your daily life. Whether you’re tired, stressed, or in a season of drought, the only place you will find true rest is in the presence of the Lord. Linger provides you the opportunity to slow down, set aside time, and experience the joy and peace that only God can provide. Join us for two days of unhurried times of worship in song and biblical teaching.
The Big Pack Frisco
Help us pack one million meals for starving children all around the world. This annual event is a fun weekend of service in Christ’s name. Bring your family to pack meals, and donate online to help fund ingredients. Since each meal only costs a few cents, every donation can go a long way. Registration will be available soon, and you can learn more about Feed My Starving Children on their website.