Follen Holiday Happenings

Services

Sunday December 2, 10:30am “The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming” featuring a joyous Klezmer band made up of Shir Chutzpa, Follen instrumentalists, and guest clarinetist Glenn Dickson of Shirim.

Sunday December 9, 10:30am Adult Choir singing Advent-related music by Randall Thompson and Buxtehude

Sunday December 16, 10:30am Music Service: Adult Choir singing Francis Poulenc ‘s Gloria, with pianist Shaylor Lindsay

Sunday December 23, 10:30am Gift Box Service with the No Name Choir! Come early at 9am to join our pick up choir (No Tuesday night rehearsal).

Sunday December 30 10:30am Jazz service

Special Events and Services

Sunday, December 9

  • 7-10pm FUUY Yule Ball (for high schoolers only) – First Parish Lincoln has generously offered to host us, as we do not have our usual space this year. Youth should arrive at 5pm to set up decorations, music, entertainment, etc. The event lasts from 7-10pm, with clean-up from 10-11pm. 

Sunday, December 16

  • 4-6pm YUUle Time Celebration with Mitten Tree– a one-hour program of winter, solstice, and Christmas, with stories, children/youth choir and congregational singing in the sanctuary, followed by refreshments and crafts at Waldorf School. Bring your Mitten Tree donations. Bring your Giving Tree gifts. A casual, family- friendly Holiday celebration for people of all ages! 2018 Yuule time Flyer

Monday December 24

  • 4pm Family Christmas Eve Service – a family-oriented, no-rehearse nativity pageant, with caroling and traditional candle lighting
  • 7:30pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Youth Choir Members and Alumni, special music from hammered dulcimer player Jon Weinberg
  • 9:30pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Youth Choir Members and Alumni, special music from hammered dulcimer player Jon Weinberg

Choir Alums- Come at 6pm for rehearsal.

Throughout the Season

Christmas Tree Lot, December 1-24 – Follen’s traditional Christmas tree sale, Come and buy, Come help sell!

The Giving Tree, December 2, December 9 – Pick up tags and purchase a gift for a family in need through the Giving Tree. Gift collection on or before December 16.

Christmas Flower Sale, November 25, December 2, December 9 – Purchase poinsettias in honor of a loved one

FUUY Cookie Sale FUUY is raising funds for their spring service trip with a cookie sale. Order online with a credit card, or visit FUUY members at the RE Table in Coffee Hour on December 2 and 9 to place your order by cash or check.