Special Events

Here are upcoming church-wide events:


December 5–7 • 6:45–8:45 p.m.

Briarwood presents our gift to the community with 14 scenes, live animals and actors depicting the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. What a magnificent way to experience the true meaning of Christmas! The easy 1/4-mile walk is wheelchair and stroller friendly and ends with hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies in our Fellowship Hall. Admission is free, but the message is priceless! Click here for more information.


December 9 • 6:00 p.m.

“Glory to the Newborn King.” For centuries forerunners have been sent to herald the coming of a great event, but only once since the dawn of time has a host of heavenly angels burst forth to herald the coming of a King. Come and join us as we celebrate the King of Glory lying in a manger! Click for more information.

Admission is free. Nursery available with reservations.



December 16 • 6:00 p.m.

The Briarwood Chancel (Adult) Choir, Chamber Ensemble, Festival Orchestra, Youth and Children’s Choirs, Ballet and Drama Ministries present a program of sacred choral and instrumental music, including beloved carols past and contemporary, and a dramatic portrayal of selections from Handel’s ageless Messiah. Click for more information.

Admission is free. Nursery available with reservations.


December 20 • 7:00 p.m.

All are invited to a free concert of Christmas favorites, Thurs., Dec. 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Worship Center. Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols” and other sacred Christmas songs will be featured. Don’t miss this chance to hear this nationally-renowned choir!

Admission is free. No Nursery for this event.


December 24
Family Candlelight Services at 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Communion Candlelight Service at 11:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the birth of a King in song and scripture in our Family Candlelight services, then the more intimate Communion Candlelight service later that evening. All three services conclude with the Worship Center lit only by candlelight. Click for more information.

Nursery available for 5:00 and 7:00 services with reservations.