Advent 2018

Women’s Christmas Party

Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship on Thursday, Dec. 6th, 6:30-8:30 pm, at the home of Erin Corwin located HERE.

Lessons and Carols

In 1918, Eric Milner-White, the Dean of Kings College in Cambridge, England designed a Christmas Eve service incorporating traditional Christmas carols and hymns, with a fixed liturgy of nine scripture lessons to be read aloud. His was an adaptation of an order he discovered by the Arch-bishop of Canterbury, 38 years prior.

Each year during Advent, our tradition is to employ this same liturgy and make it our own. It has become an immensely festive and worshipful occasion, as well as an exhibition of artistry, musicianship, and decoration.

There are two opportunities to attend L&C on December 9; services are at 4 pm and 7 pm. Childcare will only be offered at the 4 pm service (and only by reservation), and our desire is to offer this earlier service for the convenience of families with children. Make your reservation online HERE.

Birthday Party for Jesus

We are thrilled to partner with Brookstone Schools again as we celebrate Jesus’ birth. We’ll be celebrating on Thursday, December 13th from 3 to 5 pm at Brookstone Fellowship Hall.  Children of all ages, young and small, singles and families, are welcome to attend.

We also need volunteers to serve in a variety of positions for various time frames between 2:00 and 6:00 pm. If you’re available and interested, please email the Children’s Ministry Director, Sage Andrews at

Brookstone is located on the campus of First Baptist Church on S. Davidson St.  You may enter through S. Davidson St. gated entry, or 3rd street; or you may park in the Family Life Center parking lot across the street between S.Davidson St. and S. Caldwell St.

Youth Christmas Party

Friday, December 14th is the Annual Youth Semi-Formal Progressive Caroling Christmas Party, beginning at 6:30 pm. Ladies get your dresses out and fellas get your coat and tie ready. Invite a friend and check back for further details. 

The Gathering Christmas Party

Join Uptown’s Young Adults for The Gathering Christmas Party on Saturday, December 20th, at 7 pm.  Check back for details or follow The Gathering on Facebook HERE.

Christmas Eve Service

Date: Monday, December 24
Time: 5pm
Location: 926 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204
Childcare will be available by reservation only – make your reservation HERE.