Schedule includes a special “Travelers” Service for those leaving town for the holidays

St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, located at 5801 W. Plano Parkway, will hold a variety of services during the Christmas season including a Traveler’s service, 5:30 p.m., Saturday, December 19. This is for those traveling for the holidays who still wish to experience the traditional candlelight/ communion Christmas Eve service with a full choir and wonderful music.

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24

On Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24 there will be several different services:

The 2 and 4 p.m. services: relaxed, family services in the sanctuary.

[The 4 p.m. service will feature children as the active participants in all aspects of the service; K and 1st Grade – Nativity Characters; 2nd Grade – Read Christmas Poem; 3rd Grade – Read Scripture; 4th Grade – Greeters and Assisting in Passing the Light; 5th Grade – Liturgists and Ushers.]

5 and 7 p.m. services: Contemporary, Smith Worship Center

6, 8 and 11 p.m. service: Traditional, Sanctuary

Childcare is available at the following services on Christmas Eve:

  • 2 p.m. (for ages 2 and under)
  • 4 p.m. (for ages 2 and under)
  • 5 p.m. (for ages 5 and under)
  • 6 p.m. (for ages 5 and under)

St. Andrew United Methodist Church

St. Andrew United Methodist Church is a vibrant, growing, intergenerational church. Begun in 1986, St. Andrew includes a sanctuary, education, music and nursery wing, and columbarium. Nearly 2,000 come together every weekend through five different worship services: Saturday 5:30 p.m.-Traditional Service in Smith Worship Center; Sunday 9:30 and 10:50 a.m. – Traditional in Sanctuary and Contemporary in Smith Worship Center. St. Andrew is an outward-focused church striving to lift the world around us toward God and provides a number of local and global mission opportunities including the Seven Loaves Community Center, which provides a myriad of services to qualifying residents of all Collin County zip codes directed at improving lives and breaking the poverty cycle. A number of caring ministries are in place to support members in all phases of life from support groups to career care in addition to ministries focused on each age group. Additional ministries include a strong music program with choirs, instrumental groups, as well as the Academy of Music, offering private lessons. Selected as “Best Place to Worship in Plano” by the readers of the Plano Star Courier in 2014 and 2013, St. Andrew UMC provides each individual with opportunities to connect to the community and contribute their unique gifts to the congregation’s spirit.

St. Andrew United Methodist Church
5801 W. Plano Pkwy., Plano, Texas 75093
standrewumc.org

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