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Alternative Christmas Market

Giving Tuesday + November 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Missed the Zoom event?  Click here to watch the recording!

"A Different Way To Do Christmas"

Enjoy a special kind of shopping this Christmas,

and discover the joy of giving gifts

that spread the good news of

Jesus' birth in a hungry and hurting world.



     Since 1995, Immanuel Church has offered a different way to do Christmas, through our annual Alternative Christmas Market.  This year, an “alternative” Alternative Christmas Market is planned again for “Giving Tuesday,” November 30.  The online event not only gives the Mission Committee more time to process online orders, but it also fits perfectly with the spirit of Giving Tuesday, a global movement to balance the consumerism of Black Friday and to encourage people to give, to collaborate, and to celebrate generosity. 

     We’ll be doing all three at Immanuel on Giving Tuesday as we celebrate God’s generosity that inspires us to give in ways that serve others and collaborate with our mission partners.  Join us at 7:00 p.m., as we gather on Zoom for a panel presentation.  Each of the organizations represented will give a brief (3-5 minute) presentation about their work and how our gifts will be used to help others.  Following the presentations, participants will have a chance to join the presenters in small groups for questions and to gather more information.

Missed the Zoom event?  Click here to watch the recording!


Want to learn more about the participating organizations?    

Click here for the market packet with agency descriptions and shopping list/order form!

 Then "purchase" gifts from the participating agencies and organizations using the links below.


To place your order:

Print out and mail back this shopping list / form with your check, or

Order online by clicking here!*  

Orders will be accepted through Christmas!  

Click here for an example of how to fill out your order form


Gift (greeting) cards are recommended for sharing and interpreting your gift.  Each gift card will include a place for you to fill in the name of the gift and organization and also an insert to describe the organization being supported by the gift.  Gift cards will be mailed out in plenty of time for Christmas for all orders received in the church office by December 10.  

Click here for an example of how to fill out your market gift cards

 Click here for the full

2021 Alternative Christmas Market packet

with a description of participating agencies

and shopping list / order form!


*Although everyone can use the online order system, it may be particularly convenient for Immanuel members and friends who already make gifts and pledge payments online!  Just use your login and password and you're ready to go!

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