Thank you for joining us for the advent season and counting down to Christmas Day with us.

We continue to celebrate through the Christmas season and beyond.
Advent at Carmel United Methodist Church is a special time for celebrating, reflecting, and giving of ourselves.
Join us in our many events to bring more of the Christmas spirit into your 2022 Christmas calendar.


Christmas Eve Services - Saturday December 24, 2022

3:45pm - Family Service

5:00pm - Contemporary Service

6:30pm - Candlelight Service

8:00pm - Candlelight Service


If you have been shopping for theREVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR, don't forget to bring those bags of goodies with you to Christmas Eve Services to donate to the food pantry! No worries if you didn't get EVERYTHING on the list, bring what you have. ♥


Christmas Day Service - Sunday December 25, 2022
10:30 - Combined Worship (Kids can attend in their pajamas!)

Kids and Youth



* December 4 - Family Advent Workshop at 6:00pm
    There will be Karaoke, Crafts, Pizza! 

* December 11 - Christmas Play at 5:30pm
    The Children have been rehearsing. Come and see the story!

* December 24 (SAT.)- Christmas Eve 3:45pm Service - Kid-Friendly and early enough to still grab dinner afterwards and get to bed early! 

* December 25 (Sun.)- Christmas Day combined services at 10:30am. You are welcome to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite toy for Pastor Aj to bless. 

YOUTH MINISTRY EVENTS (grades 6th-12th)

How Great Our Joy! The Carols of Christmas 
-Sunday December 11, 2022 (Cantata) at 9:00am & 10:30am
During Worship Service in the sanctuary - full of beautiful music.
Join us, bring a friend and sing along! 



Ways to Serve


December 1 - December 24 
Food Pantry REVERSE ADVENT checklist.
Help out the food pantry in a BIG WAY by saving one item per day all through Advent.
You can
download the calendar checklist here. 

 Salvation Army Angel Tree Giveaway
Saturday -- December 17
Volunteer here!

Poinsettia Dedications
    Thanks to everyone who donated for the POINSETTIA DEDICATIONS this year. Our church looks so beautiful with all of the poinsettia plants for the Christmas season. Here is a copy of the POINSETTIA DEDICATIONS insert that we printed out for the December 11 services. CLICK HERE to Download a PDF of the dedications.