Posts Tagged "Advent"


Advent worship series

Advent worship series


Posted By on Nov 23, 2016

This Advent the whole church is invited to be a part of The Redemption of Scrooge. This worship series will be a fun trip through Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. We’ll meet all the familiar faces: Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Marley, and of course the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. Each week will include the traditional hanging of the Chrismon on the tree, singing familiar Christmas carols...

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Hanging of the Greens

Hanging of the Greens


Posted By on Nov 16, 2016

The Hanging of the Greens is a wonderful day in the life of Two Rivers Church. All are invited to come at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 20 to help transform the church for Advent. There trees to assemble, ornaments, wreaths, and greens to be hung, and candles to set out. It is a joyful day with work divided by many friendly hands. After all the work is done, we will go to Epworth Hall for a pot-luck dinner.

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Candles, Carols, and Communion

Candles, Carols, and Communion


Posted By on Dec 8, 2015

The Christmas Eve service at Two Rivers United Methodist Church in Rock Island, will be at 6:30 p.m. The gathering will include traditional carols, an invitation to ALL to come to the Lord’s Table, and the sharing of Christ’s light. The service, as always, will close with the beautiful rendition of Silent Night sung with the raising of the candles in the dark night. The light of Christ chases away the darkness. Here is a...

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Blue Christmas

Blue Christmas


Posted By on Dec 8, 2015

The Blue Christmas service will be at 4:00 p.m. on December 22. This service is designed for those who are grieving. Grief takes many forms, and can be caused by many things. Grief can make it difficult to sing “Joy to the World,” for grief can drain the joy from our hearts. The Blue Christmas service is a chance to name the grief, not to dwell in it. It is a chance for those who are hurting to know that they are not...

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Starting on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Two Rivers Church will begin to prepare for Christmas. Advent is an ancient tradition of preparation that culminates in the celebration of Christ’s birth and the Christmas season. The theme of “Restore” will flow through our Advent season. November 29: Restore Hope December 6: Reveal Faith December 13: Respond in Joy December 20: Repair Peace December 24: Renew in Christ...

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