Advent at IPC

SUNDAY WORSHIP

  • Sunday Worship Services

    Join us in worship during Advent for a sermon series looking at figures in the Old Testament who in some way point us toward the coming of Christ.
    Learn more»

    Sunday Morning Worship:
    8:45 am & 11 am (Sanctuary)

    Sunday Evening Worship:
    5 pm (Table Service in Highland Hall)

WEDNESDAY CHAPEL & LUNCH

  • Weekly Worship Service
    Worship with us Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14 & Dec. 21 followed by a light lunch in the Great Hall.

    Please register and pre-pay for lunch each Tuesday by 5 pm.
    Lunch Reservations»


ADVENT DAILY DEVOTION

  • Receive a new reading each day from The Promised One by Christianity Today to journey through the season.


SUNDAY MORNING CLASSES

Classes meet weekly at 10 am during Advent. No Sunday School on Dec. 25. 

  • Adult Special Programming
    Adult Special Programming
    • Dec. 4: Jeff Leonard (Highland Hall) with a light breakfast at 9:30 am
    • Dec. 11: Adult Carol Sing and Update from Discernment Committee (Great Hall)
    • Dec. 18: Storyteller Dolores Hydock (Highland Hall)
    • Dec. 25: No Sunday School Classes
  • Parenting Lecture by Dr. Clara Gerhardt
    Parenting Lecture by Dr. Clara Gerhardt
    • Dec. 4, 10-11 am (Garage at Highland Hall) with a light breakfast at 9:30 am
    • Parents, grandparents & caregivers are invited as we welcome Dr. Clara Gerhardt, MBA, Ph.D., to present “Roots and Wings: And other Parenting Things." Learn more»
  • Children Sunday School Classes
    Children Sunday School Classes

    Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

    • Toddler Atrium (ages 2)
    • Atrium Level I (ages 3-5K)
    • Atrium Level 2 (grades 1-3)
    • Atrium Level 3 (grades 4-6)
  • Child Care
    Child Care
    • Nursery care: 8:30 am – 12 pm for infants born after 9/1/20
    • Worship care: 11 am - 12 pm for 3s-5K, except Dec. 25

SPECIAL EVENTS DURING ADVENT

Discover all the ways you can gather with your church family to prepare for Christmas.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
11:30 am1:30 pm

Hope you will join the Lunch Bunch crew for a great meal and fellowship at Niki's West.
The bus will leave IPC promptly at 11:00am, arriving at the restaurant at 11:30am. This is a self-pay event but please register below so we will have an accurate headcount and will know how many are riding the bus.

Each Wednesday during Advent
IPC Chapel & Great Hall

During the Advent Season, join us for a noonday Chapel Service each Wednesday, Nov. 30, Dec. 7. Dec. 14 & Dec. 21, followed by a light lunch in the Great Hall. These will be similar to the Lenten Chapel & Lunch offered earlier this year. Please register and pre-pay for lunch. Programming note: Join us for a Longest Night Service during Chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
5:30 pm7:30 pm

Join us for a jolly good time! K5-Sixth graders will be celebrating the most wonderful time of the year together on Dec. 7 in Room 111. Wear your most fun Christmas outfit and accessories whiles we sing karaoke, play games, complete Christmas crafts, eat yummy snacks, and more!

Troop 28 is partnering with Mickman Brothers, an official Boys Scouts of America partner, to deliver a new way to shop the annual Boy Scout Greenery Sale. Find garland, wreaths, and more online; place your order; and your items will be delivered directly to you with free shipping. Enter the Troop Fundraising Code: TROOPBAL101 and the Referring Name: TROOP 28. Orders can be placed up through Dec. 9.

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Ticket on Sale Now!

On Saturday, Dec. 10, we will release our virtual Holiday House Tour and invite you to experience an in-person Afternoon Tea and tour of IPC. Purchase a Holiday House ticket for yourself or as a special gift to friends and family members.

A standard ticket includes a link to this year's virtual tour delivered to your inbox to enjoy through the holidays and will be available for purchase throughout the holiday seasons.

New! The premium ticket offers an in-person experience at IPC including an Afternoon Tea and tour of sanctuary and parlor. On December 10 at 1 pm, join us and enjoy a seated tea with selection of warm beverages, finger sandwiches, pastries, and scones in the Great Hall before exploring the beautiful, historic campus festively decorated for the holidays.


THE SEASON OF WONDER

  • Celebrate the season with IPC. We invite you to discover all the ways you can gather with us to prepare for Christmas.

  • Delve into service opportunities and Christmas gift ideas that make a difference at our church and in our community.

  • Learn about our events and find details each week in the congregational eUpdate newsletter sent on Thursday evenings. Please add or update your contact information.


CHRISTMAS EVE AT IPC

Saturday, Dec. 24 | 12 pm
IPC Sanctuary

Join IPC on Christmas Eve for this celebration of the nativity of our Lord. Children will be invited to the front of the Sanctuary during this family-friendly service. Childcare provided.

Saturday, Dec. 24 | 4 & 6 pm
IPC Sanctuary

Join IPC on Christmas Eve for one of our beautiful, candlelight services that include music and scripture readings. Doors open for the 4 pm worship service at 3 pm. Please arrive early to get a seat; childcare provided.