Moorpark Presbyterian Church has a wide range of events and activities planned for the month and it's inviting the whole community to participate.
Following is the list as submitted by the church:
Dec 2 (Sunday) – 9:30 a.m. – Start the Advent season off by making a wreath with your children. Gain a deeper meaning to this Christmas season. You’ll get all the materials plus candles and a written guide to lighting them that helps kids learn about this season of waiting for the Christ child. (Small materials fee).
Dec 9 (Sunday) – 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. –Children's play One Little Star – Join the moon, the stars and the angels as they prepare for the big arrival…God is sending His Son to earth!
Dec 9 (Sunday) 9:30 a.m. – Celebrate Christmas by decorating cookies, making an ornament or getting your photo taken in a dress up nativity set. A great way to start off the Christmas season with your family.
Dec 15 (Saturday) 7 p.m.- The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey – an original Christmas musical adapted from the book and set to music. A heartfelt play about a grouchy old woodcarver who’s heart is changed when a young boy and his mother ask him to make a new “baby Jesus” for their nativity set. Free. Intermission snacks provided by local Scouts.
Dec 16 (Sunday) 5 p.m.- “The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey” – an original Christmas musical (see above).
Dec 24 (Monday) – Christmas Eve Services as follow:
4:00pm – Family Service with a short version of the children’s play One Little Star – nursery services/cry room available to make it easy on families to attend. All are welcome.
6:00 pm – Candlelight Service – a beautiful, traditional Christmas Eve service with hymns, Christmas carols and candle lighting. A wonderful way to welcome the baby Jesus. Joy to the World! (Child care available at this service). All are welcome.
8:00 pm – Candlelight Service – a beautiful, traditional Christmas Eve service with hymns, Christmas carols and candle lighting. A wonderful way to welcome the baby Jesus. Joy to the World! All are welcome.
Moorpark Presbyterian is located at 13950 Peach Hill Road. For more information, call the church at 805-529-8422.