is the theme of our 2017 Advent Celebrations as we reflect upon the historical meaning of the candles which comprise the Advent Wreath. Each candle represents an important aspect of our preparations for Christmas…Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christ.


Christmas at First ~ The Hanging of the Green

Sunday, December 3 | 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Bring your friends and family as we experience Christmas at First on Sunday, December 3, 2017, featuring our Children’s, Youth, and Sanctuary Choirs along with The Sanctuary Orchestra and the traditional Hanging of the Green. Glorious music of the season will be employed to powerfully convey that Jesus has come to save the world. Warm your heart with the wonder of Christmas as we celebrate Christmas at First!

Keyboards at Christmas

Sunday, December 10 | 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Six grand pianos, 528 keys, 24 hands, The Sanctuary Choir, and some of First Baptist Nashville’s most talented instrumentalists will present Keyboards at Christmas on Sunday, December 10, 2017. All ages will delight at the sights and sounds of this festive musical evening as we celebrate Christmas on a truly “grand” scale.

Carol-Candlelight Celebration

Sunday, December 17 | 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
The Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra will present a Carol-Candlelight Celebration on Sunday, December 17, 2017. They will share majestic music of the season which will draw you afresh to the manger as we worship together the Christ of Christmas. Exquisite arrangements of familiar carols, along with extraordinary holiday classics such as “Here We Come A-Caroling,” “The Snow Lay on the Ground,” “A Stable Prayer,” and “Go Tell It on the Mountain” will thrill your heart with the joyous sounds of Christmas.

Invite your family, friends, neighbors, and associates to celebrate with us the birth of Jesus Christ our King. Joy to the World! The Lord is come!

Christmas Eve Worship Services

Sunday, December 24 | 5:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary | 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel
Join us at Nashville First Baptist for our Christmas Eve Worship Services—Carols, Candles, and Communion. The 5:00 p.m. service will feature soloists and great carols of the season. The 8:00 p.m. service will feature music of the season with a contemporary flair. Bring your family and friends for these special times of worship designed to draw us closer to the Christ of Christmas.