Church events

Area churches have announced the following special events. To add yours to this listing, email carolyn.bahm@journalinc.com with “Church Events” in the subject line. Also see our listings for other types of events, including calendar of events (general interest).bex-2018-03-22-church-events-logo-275px

Remaining Sunday Advent observances: 10 a.m. Dec. 23 at Schaeffer Memorial Chapel at Kingsway Christian Church, 7887 Poplar Ave., Germantown. Hosted by Epiphany Lutheran Church. Includes lighting of the Advent wreath, scripture and seasonal music.

Special music: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 23 at Germantown Presbyterian Church, 2363 Germantown Road South, Germantown. Featuring Memphis Brass Quintet joining GPC Chancel Choir. Details: Call (901) 754-5195 or visit GermantownPres.org or facebook.com/GermantownPres.

The Savior is Born Musical Celebration!: 6 p.m. Dec 23 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4195 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett. Featuring missionaries from the Arkansas Little Rock Mission. Visit facebook.com/MemphisTNNorthStake.

GPC’s Christmas Eve services: 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24 at Germantown Presbyterian Church, 2363 Germantown Road South, Germantown. At 3:30 p.m.: GPC children will lead a family-friendly candlelight worship service with Scripture readings, music and carols accompanied by trumpets. At 5:30 p.m.: Traditional candlelight worship service with carols, readings, GPC Chancel Choir, soloists and trumpets; Holy Communion will be served. At 11 p.m.: A still, worshipful candlelight Communion service with carols, soloists and music from the hammered dulcimer. Details: Call (901) 754-5195 or visit GermantownPres.org or facebook.com/GermantownPres.

Community Candlelight Christmas Eve Service: 5 p.m. Dec. 24 in Schaeffer Memorial Chapel at Kingsway Christian Church, 7887 Poplar Ave., Germantown. Hosted by Epiphany Lutheran Church. All are encouraged to bring bells to ring during the singing of Christmas carols. Free and open to the public.

Walking Bible study: Noon each Wednesday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel on the first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Lead by Pastor Byron Fitchpatric. Wear walking shoes.

Chapel and contemplative break: Noon every Thursday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel on the first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis.

Jummah prayer: 1 p.m. every Friday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel on the first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis.