Welcome Back, Alex!!

On Sunday, December 20, Alex Benford will be back playing for 9:30am Sunday worship service. Yay! We’ve really missed you, Alex, and are glad you continue to feel better. Joining Alex in providing music this Sunday former GPC church members Melissa and Kyle Millsap will add their trumpets to the musical offerings and a vocal ensemble (masked) will lead the …

Make sure you check out the beautiful Chrismon Tree in the GPC’s Sanctuary!

CHRISMONS The word “Chrismon” is a combination of the words “Christ” and “Monogram.” The word Chrismon has been adopted to refer to special Christmas tree ornaments that have been developed to display symbols of Christ and Christianity. All the ornaments are done in white and gold. In 1957 Chrismon ornaments were made and displayed on a Christmas tree at a …

Advent Special Sunday Morning Worship This Week

This Sunday, December 13, the third Sunday in Advent, GPC offers a very special morning worship service. At 9:30am the GPC Chancel Choir will integrate the Camille Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio into the Sunday worship experience accompanied by harp and organ and featuring soloists and ensembles from the GPC Chancel Choir. Thank you Jerold, GPC singers, harpist (Elizabeth Houston), organist (Gary …

Special Music for Advent @ GPC

The excitement and energy that accompanies the month of December are here even though things are very different this year. Still, GPC will continue to celebrate in worship and enjoy music in concert. In-person attendance will be limited, as with all other events, but services and concerts will take place as usual in the sanctuary and be livestreamed on the …

How Can Lament & Hope Move Us into Advent?

As November winds down, we look at transitioning our call to prayer project from lament to hope. What does that look like? It’s often easier said than done. Just because we’ve expressed our laments doesn’t mean we’ve put them to rest. Many of us approach an Advent unlike any we’re ever experienced, or even conceived of, before: a pandemic that …