Celebrate the Holidays at Worthington Christian Church
The purpose of the calendar below is to be used to help families plan their holiday schedule. Event details can, and sometimes do, change. It doesn't happen very often, but we have had a couple of last-minute cancellations due to bad weather (please review our inclement weather policy).
Whenever possible, this page will be updated with new details as they become available. If you have questions, please call the church office at 614-885-8389. You may also want to "like" our Facebook page or follow our Twitter feed for any additional updates or notices.
- Breakfast with Jesus — Saturday, December 3 at 9:00 AM
Children are invited to bring their family and friends to our annual celebration of the birth of Jesus with a live "petting-zoo" of manger animals and the preschool cherub choir singing Christmas carols.
Be sure to invite your son or daughter's friends from VBS! This is a great morning for children to gather together to hear a retelling of the Christmas story. Breakfast is free, but RSVPs are requested. Please let us know if you plan to attend by signing-up through Realm!
- Elementary Family Christmas Party — Sunday, December 4 at 6:00 PM
Our elementary children will perform a mini-musical, "The First Leon." Followed by Christmas activities and treats! Please RSVP through Realm so we know how many to expect.
- High School Christmas Dinner & Zoolights — Sunday, December 4 at 5:30 PM
Students will meet at 5:30 PM on the Nxt Level for a Christmas dinner and then a trip to the Columbus Zoo to see Zoolights. The cost is $5/person; please register through Realm.
- "Welcome Home: The Story of Hope" — Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11 at 6:00 PM
Join us for our annual Christmas Concert on Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11 at 6:00 PM in the Worship Center. Through music, dance and drama experience all the emotion of the story of Christmas. This event is FREE so be sure to invite someone to join you! Doors open at 5:30 PM.
Welcome Home: The Story of Hope promor for our 2016 Christmas Concert.
- Family Christmas Worship Service — Sunday, December 18
Sunday, December 18 is our annual Family Christmas Worship Service. On that day we encourage the entire family — parents, children and grandparents — to join us in the Worship Center where we can praise & worship the Lord together!
This means that classes normally offered to elementary, middle school and high school students at 9:45 & 11:00 AM will not be available. However, our Nursery/Toddler/Preschool and 5/Ks classes will be available as usual.
PLEASE NOTE: Our regular 8:30 AM worship service will be offered, the only change will be to our Children's and Youth Ministry programming during our 9:45 & 11:00 AM hours.
- Building Closed — December 23 at Noon
In observance of the Christmas holiday, the church office will close at Noon on Friday, December 23.
- Christmas Eve — Saturday, December 24 at 4:00, 5:30 or 7:00 PM
This year we are offering two family services at 4:00 and 5:30 PM and our traditional candlelight service at 7:00 PM.
Our Family services will be presented by the Children's Ministry and offer a delightful evening filled with music and song. Be sure to stop by the Family Life Center to see our Nativity "petting zoo!" Parents, if your child is participating in the Elementary Choir on Christmas Eve, please let us know which service they will be performing in so that we can plan the service more effectively!
Our Candlelight service will feature scripture readings, music, a Christmas story devotional, communion and a traditional candle lighting.
- Christmas — Sunday, December 25 at 11:00 AM
We will worship together, listen to a Christmas story devotional and have communion. So that our staff and volunteers can spend Christmas with their families, we will only offer one service on Christmas day at 11:00 AM. There will be no childcare or classes offered today.
- Building Closed — December 26 and 27
In observance of the Christmas holiday, the church building will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, December 26-27.
- Men & Boys' New Year's Day Breakfast — Saturday, December 31 at 9:30 AM
Bring your sons, grandsons, brothers, uncles and others to a buffet breakfast and morning of sports predictions. The cost is $5/person; payable at the door. Realm registrations have begun!
NOTE: Because New Year's Day falls on a Sunday this year, we're breaking with tradition and offering our Men & Boys' Breakfast on New Year's Eve (December 31).
- New Year's Day — Sunday, January 1 at 9:45 and 11:00 AM
Join us as we kick off the new year with a morning devoted to worship and prayer. We will meet at 9:45 and 11:00 AM; Adult Sunday Morning Life Groups and Youth Ministry classes will not meet this morning so we can all be together in worship. All children's classes will be offered as usual.
- Building Closed — January 2
In observance of the New Year's Day holiday, the church building will be closed on Monday, January 2.