Youth 6-12th grade are invited to participate in the 4:00pm Christmas Eve service on December 24, 2018 by: Reading scripture or prayers Participating in the advent wreath lighting ceremony Ushering or Greeting Playing a hand bell piece (The hand bell rehearsals are scheduled on Wednesday, Nov. 28 5:15-6:00pm; Sunday, Dec. 2 [Read more…]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM CHURCH SANCTUARY Whether you have lost a child, spouse, longtime partner, parent, sibling, or grandchild, you are welcome. Claire Towle, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and experienced grief counselor will facilitate. Reserve your spot by calling or emailing the church office at: (310) 377-6771 firstname.lastname@example.org Claire Towle [Read more…]
Calling All Shepherds, Angels, Kings and Animals of the Manger! Parents: Put Saturday, December 22nd, 9:00 a.m. on your calendar. That’s the date for the rehearsal of the Christmas Eve family worship service. At the rehearsal, which runs from 9:00-11:30 a.m., children ages 3 years through 5th grade will be fitted for their costumes and practice [Read more…]
Winter Wonderland & Parent’s Afternoon Out Join us for an afternoon of Christmas cheer with family fun for children ages 3 (potty-trained) and up. Story Time, Crafts, Snow Station, Letters to Santa, and Lunch. drop off your child or stay and help us celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Saturday, December 1st 12:00 – 3:00 [Read more…]
The Worship Committee invites you to get into the holiday spirit by helping us transform the church. We will be working the first 2 Saturdays in December: 1. Saturday, December 1, 8:30-10:30 AM – Decorating the huge Narthex tree 2. Saturday, December 8, 8:30-10:.30 AM – Decorating the Sanctuary Come share the spirit!
The Chancel Choir will present Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria, along with Jesus! The Advent of the Messiah by Mary McDonald and Rose Aspinall for its Christmas Season Concert on Saturday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Also featured will be Soprano soloists Jessica Tisdale and Jinian Austria, and Alto soloist Carol Wooten. The choir [Read more…]
For the sixth year, RHUMC will be ringing bells for the Salvation Army at Christmas. We take our ministry to Vons Market in Redondo Beach during December, and have raised over $7000 for the good of our community. The Salvation Army in Redondo Beach uses the funds we raise for their local ministry…all our help [Read more…]
RHUMC women who choose to attend will spend Saturday, February 23, at the Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes. Our theme will be “Courage to Love.” Leadership will be provided by April Herron, Michelle Dexter, Kristen Tyler Franco, and Julie Lemke. Lunch will be included. Registration will open in early January.
On November 18, we will begin our Advent Study for the season. We will use a new book by Christopher Webber, ADVENT, The Gift of New Hope – Christ Is Born. The Gift of New Hope invites readers to explore their yearning for God’s presence through a study of the lectionary Bible readings for Advent [Read more…]
This month’s book discussion will focus on State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Join us to explore our favorite aspects of this provocative novel by award-winning and New York Times bestselling author. A tale of “morality and miracles, science and sacrifice” set in the Amazon rainforest. State of Wonder is “a gripping adventure story and [Read more…]