Christmas at First Olympia

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Messy Christmas


December 17, 4pm-5:30pm

Join us for an evening of crafts, games, and Christmas activities. We will also spend time together hearing the Christmas story, as well as praying and singing together. We conclude with a delicious, communal meal. Messy Christmas is welcome to people of all ages, especially the wiggly among us!


Holy Darkness: Contemplative Prayer on the Longest Night

December 21, 4pm-8pm

Sponsored by the Capital Circuit

The church will be open from 4pm-8pm with a variety of prayer stations to engage hearts and hands as we ready ourselves for Christmas. Outside we will enjoy hot cocoa, a fire pit and fellowship. In addition the prayer stations there will be a brief moment of corporate worship, including communion, every hour on the hour (4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 7pm).

Christmas Eve Services at First Olympia

3pm: Traditional Lessons & Carols with Candle Lighting
5pm: Family Friendly with birthday cake and a “jump right in” nativity play
8pm: Contemporary Lessons & Carols with Candle Lighting


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