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Ways to Serve

Coat Drive for Summit Hall Elementary School students (sizes 6–14).
Gloves, mittens, scarves, boots, and gently worn coats are needed too.

Giving Tree – Take a tag from the tree, shop for the requested item,
and bring the unwrapped  item to GPC by Sunday, December 18.

Women’s Shelter Holiday Meals – December 18–25
Purchase food for meals; help prepare bag lunches; or
prepare, deliver, and serve a dinner to residents.

Christmas Day Lunches for the Women’s Shelter
To be prepared in Lindsay Hall after the 11:00 a.m. service.


Sounds of the Season

Saturday, December 3, 6:00–7:30 p.m. – Jingle Jubilee
Olde Towne Gaithersburg Concert Pavilion
GPC’s Canterbury Ringers are scheduled to start performing around 5:45,
as people are arriving, so come early to hear them!

Friday, December 9, 7:30 p.m. – Gaithersburg Chorus
Winter Concert –
GPC Sanctuary – Holiday favorites and
other pieces by Sondheim, Rutter, and Whitacre

Saturday, December 17, 4:00 p.m. – Community Christmas Cantata
Epworth United Methodist Church – “Joy!” – A Gospel celebration
with GPC & Epworth adult choirs and the Montgomery Philharmonic

Wednesday, December 21, 7:00–8:00 p.m. – Christmas Caroling
All ages are welcome!


Prayer and Worship

Wednesday, November 30, 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Advent Prayer Stations Service –
GPC Sanctuary

Sunday, December 18, 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. Services
Christmas Cantata –
Chancel Choir & Canterbury Ringers

Thursday, December 22, 7:30 p.m. Service
Service of the Longest Night
Quiet, reflective, and contemplative

Saturday, December 24 – Christmas Eve Services

  • 4:00 p.m. – Children’s Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. – Lessons and Carols
  • 9:00 p.m. – Candlelight Communion

Sunday, December 25, 11:00 a.m. – Christmas Day Service
Celebrating Christmas in Pakistan

Sunday, January 1, 11:00 a.m. – New Year’s Day Service
The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper