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Marvin UMC

300 W. Erwin St.
Tyler, TX 75702

Service Times

  • Sundays 8:30 & 11 a.m. Traditional (sanctuary)
  • Sundays 8:30, 9:45 & 11 a.m. Core - Contemporary (Herd Worship Center)
  • Wednesdays 12:05 p.m. Mid-Week Meditation (chapel)

Advent series

Our church-wide Advent series is Not Missing Christmas. It’s easy to miss Jesus amid the seasonal chaos. Join us for this campus-wide sermon series as we look at ways to encounter Christ this Christmas. 

Christmas Offering for Missions

Our annual Christmas tradition of giving to support mission projects during Advent features three ministries this year:

  • Methodist Children’s Home, a Methodist ministry that offers residential care, foster parenting and family education.
  • Providence Place, a Methodist ministry that provides adoption services in addition to helping young adults with disabilities work and live independently.
  • Rahab’s Retreat, a faith-based recovery home for women and children serving victims of sex trafficking, abuse and addiction.

Just mark your donation “Christmas Offering for Missions.” Thank you, mission hearts!

Advent events

Dec. 11-15
Santa’s Secret Workshop

This is a Christmas store for the clients of St. Paul Children’s Foundation and selected mission partners. Parents can select new items to use as Christmas presents for their children. If you'd like to volunteer to help with shopping or wrapping gifts, contact Melissa Brigman.

Dec. 13
Christmas Downtown lunchtime concert
12:05 p.m. in the sanctuary

Join us for a short organ concert by Jonathan Story and stay afterward for a soup and sandwich lunch in Pirtle Hall ($5).

Dec. 15
Marvin Concert Series presents East Texas Men in Harmony Christmas concert
7 p.m. in the sanctuary

Experience a joyous Christmas celebration from a group brought together by the love of barbershop harmony.

Dec. 17

Marvin Concert Series presents Lessons and Carols in traditional services
8:30 and 11 a.m. during traditional services in the sanctuary

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrates the birth of Jesus. The stories of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah and the birth of Jesus are told in nine short Bible readings interspersed with Christmas carols, hymns and music by our Chancel Choir, Trinity Singers, children and youth choirs and orchestra.

Dec. 20
Christmas Downtown lunchtime concert
12:05 p.m. in the sanctuary

Join us for a concert featuring the Robinson Handbells and stay afterward for a soup and sandwich lunch in Pirtle Hall ($5).

Christmas services

Invite your family and friends to worship at Marvin with you on Christmas Eve! Festive snacks and coffee will be available as usual in Horton Place for the morning Christmas Celebration service. There will be a photo backdrop available in Horton Place with fun Christmas props where you can take family photos.

Christmas Eve Eve - Can’t make it to church on Christmas Eve? Core will have a Christmas Eve Eve service at 6 p.m. Dec. 23 in Herd Worship Center with candles, Communion and a few surprises.

Christmas Celebration - The whole church is invited to a Christmas Celebration with carols, kids and community at 10 a.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, in the sanctuary. Kids are invited to help present the Christmas story. Contact Julie Brown for information.

Traditional services - Traditional Christmas Eve services will be at 5, 7 and 11 p.m. in the sanctuary, with candles, Communion and special music.

Core services - Core Christmas Eve services will be at 6 and 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve, with candles, carols, Communion and a few surprises!

Christmas Offering for Missions

Our annual Christmas tradition of giving to support mission projects during Advent features three ministries this year:

  • Methodist Children’s Home—a Methodist ministry that offers residential care, foster parenting and family education.
  • Providence Place—a Methodist ministry that provides adoption services, in addition to helping young adults with disabilities work and live independently.
  • Rahab’s Retreat—a faith-based recovery home for women and children serving victims of sex trafficking, abuse and addiction.

Marvin members will receive a letter in the mail during the first week of December giving more information about these ministries. Just mark your donation “Christmas Offering for Missions.” Thank you, mission hearts!

Marvin UMC

300 W. Erwin St.
Tyler, TX 75702

903-592-7396  |  

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