Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship in the church sanctuary this Sunday morning, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. on the Second Sunday in Advent. The worship service will be held in the church sanctuary and will be broadcast live for viewing on the church Facebook page.

We will light the second candle on the Advent wreath – the Candle of Peace. There will be hymns, special music by Gene Carlson, and the Sacrament of Baptism. Win Shin will share a children’s sermon. Rev. LeDuc will continue an Advent sermon series entitled “Journey to Christmas” with the message “Preparation” and lead in the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Join us at 10:00 a.m. or view the service any time afterwards on the church Facebook page.

Maya Angelou and the Freedom Poetry of Advent
Vincent Church will have an Advent study on Monday mornings from 9:30 - 11 on Zoom through December 21. In this Advent devotional, biblical texts and simple, accessible practices interweave with Maya Angelou’s stirring vision of faith, freedom, and dignity. Week by week, as we wait, and watch, and pray, we’ll walk toward Bethlehem - with
the poetry of Maya Angelou and scripture as our guide. Contact the Church Office for more information.

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Christmas Eve Services
Vincent United Methodist will hold two services on Christmas Eve, December 24. The Family Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. It will include the lighting of the Advent and Christ Candles, carols, scripture, prayer, the sharing of the Christmas story, and Service of Candlelighting. Families will be invited to participate from their homes and all
are encouraged to have a candle to light. Those interested can contact the Church Office for the Meeting ID. The Candlelight Service will be held at 11:00 p.m. in the sanctuary and broadcast on Facebook Live. The service will include carols, scriptures, special music, a Christmas sermon, and a modified Service of Candlelighting. Whichever
service fits one’s schedule or style, all are cordially invited to come with family and friends to join the Vincent Church family in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

The Mitten Tree
In the spirit of Christmas, the VUMC Missions Commission has put up the Mitten Tree in the front foyer of the church and is inviting people to bring mittens, hats, gloves, scarves, etc. to put on it. The items will be donated to local organizations for distribution to people in need. They can be dropped off at the church from Monday to Friday from
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Vincent United Methodist Church is located at 100 Vincent Place (across from the library). It is handicapped accessible from the north parking lot. For more information, contact the Church Office at 973-667-5440 or visit the church website at www.vincentumc.org or on Facebook. All are welcome.