• Sunday, December 3 thru 24 | 9:30 am | Advent Sermon Series: Expectations of the Name. Advent season sermons will explore the names and titles given to the Holy Child through the prophet Isaiah. Come, Prince of Peace, come!
  • Sunday, December 10 | 9:30 am | Messiah Worship Service with Chancel Choir & Orchestra. Plus a Food Drive for Salvation Army. Bring non-perishable canned and boxed food. View the list of specific needs here.
  • Sunday, December 24 | 4pm, 8 & 10 pm | Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
  • Sunday, December 31 | 9:30 am | Tri-City Methodist New Year’s Eve Service | A combined service with Geneva and Batavia UMC at Baker Memorial


  • Friday, November 25-Saturday, December 23 | Salvation Army Bell Ringing | The Salvation Army relies heavily on their Red Kettle donations to fund service projects. Please sign up to help their efforts by ringing the bell! We ring at the Jewel-Osco at 2073 Prairie St. (corner of Randall and Prairie) in Saint Charles. Time slots are one hour. Get all the details and sign up here
  • Saturday, December 2 | 9 am | Santa Breakfast | Our annual Santa Breakfast is always a jolly good time. Enjoy breakfast, Christmas
    family time, and a visit with Santa. Tickets are $5 each. Purchase on the church app or here.
  • Sunday, December 3-17 | 10:45 am | ReCharge | Names for the Messiah | Led by Pastor David, our Advent Study written by Walter Bruggemann focuses on Isaiah 9:6. Sign up on the church app or online.
  • Sunday, December 3 | 10:15 am | Christmas Gift Jar & Bake Sale | Homemade holiday baked goods, spiced nuts, and gift jars with soup or cookie mix will be for sale. The jars make great gifts! A United Women in Faith event. Located in Baker Hall.
  • Sunday, December 3 | 10:15 am | ReCharge Book Sale | We have a wonderful variety of books that are left over from study groups over the years. Stop by take a look! Located in Baker Hall.
  • Wednesday, December 6  | 5:30-7 pm | Faith, Food & Fun | First Wednesdays are nights for people of all ages to gather for faith, food, fun, and be in community with one another. We begin the night with a meal together at 5:30 pm. The theme this month is Christmas Around the World. Free will offering.
  • Sunday, December 17 | 10:30-11:15 am | Sunday Funday | Christmas Party for Pre-K thru 5th grade*
  • Sunday, December 17 | 10:30 am-12 pm | 4th Sunday BakerYouth Event | Christmas Party for grades 6-12
  • Monday, December 18 | 9 am | NIL Food Bank | An opportunity to volunteer monthly on third Mondays


  • Fridays | 9 am-12 pm | Indoor Farmers Market | Use lower Main St. entrance
  • Sunday, December 3 | 3 pm | Candlelight Carols with the St. Charles Singers | Tickets:
  • Sunday, December 10 | 2 pm | Christmas Memories with the Fox Valley Harmonizers  | Tickets:
  • Friday, December 15 | 7:30 pm | Christmas Organ Concert | Free
  • Saturday, December 16 | 5 pm | Holiday Classics Concert 2023 with the Illinois Brass Band |Tickets:

Christmas Pop-Up Teams

We can’t do it without you!
Pop-Up Teams are a great way to serve Christ on a short-term basis. Take a look and see where you think your gifts and skills could best be used and sign up today! Here are the Christmas teams: Deck the Halls, Prayer Tree & Parade, Santa Breakfast, Sunday Funday for kids, BakerYouth Christmas Party, Connections with Community, and Christmas Eve Serving.