We look forward to welcoming you and your family at Christ Church Cathedral this Christmas! Looking for pre-Christmas activites? Click here.
Christmas Eve | Saturday, Dec. 24
Children’s Pageant at 2 p.m. | Join us for an early Christmas Eve service at the Cathedral featuring our Annual Children’s Nativity Pageant and traditional Christmas Carols. Angels and wise men (wise women too!), shepherds and sheep all come to adore the baby Jesus. This play, enacted by our children, will warm your heart for Christmas! Following the pageant we will have Eucharist. One required rehearsal on Sunday December 18, 11:30 a.m. Walk-on roles as stars will be offered day of service.
Lessons and Carols at 5 p.m. | Songs and stories from the Bible bring us to Christmas! The beautiful music and Bible stories move us from Advent into Christmas. Good Christian friends, rejoice with heart and soul and voice!
Spanish Christmas Eve Service and Eucharist at 7:30 p.m. | Celebrate Christmas Eve in community and rejoice with us for the expected arrival of the Son of God. The Coro Latinoamericano offers traditional Christmas carols that connect us with the beauty and richness of our Latino and Hispanic identity through music and the liturgy.
Midnight Mass at 10 p.m. (Special music begins at 9:30 p.m.) | Midnight Mass brings us to the full celebration of Christmas’ arrival. The long expected Jesus is born unto us. We celebrate with a candle-lit Holy Eucharist service, full of beauty and joy. Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows will be with us Christmas Eve service at the Cathedral.
Christmas Day | Sunday, Dec. 25
Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. | Celebrate Christmas morning in joyful worship of God Most High!
Twelfth Night | Thursday, Jan. 5
Holy Eucharist at 7 p.m. | Marking the final day of Christmas, Twelfth Night is a quiet and peaceful Eucharist. This is also the eve of the Epiphany and the beginning of the season where we are shown all that Jesus will become, starting with the arrival and adoration of the Three Kings.
Twelfth Night Reception at 8 p.m. | Close out twelve days of Christmas merry-making in the Parish Hall where we will gather for a festive Twelfth Night reception!
Parking is provided in the Express Park Garage at 20 N. Pennsylvania St. Present your ticket to an usher for validation.