Celebrating Christmas

There's nothing quite like a candlelight Christmas Eve service. Join us on December 24th as we bring light, music and joy into the world.

Candlelight Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, December 24th at 5pm, 8pm and 11pm

We offer three unique candlelit services on Christmas Eve, the first two of which will also be viewable via live stream. We hope you can join us!

5 pm Candlelight Family Service

Children are invited to participate in an impromptu Christmas pageant, with simple costumes provided. We sing carols to tell the Christmas story together.

5 pm Live Stream     Order of Worship

8pm Candlelight Service of Lessons & Carols

An elegant telling of the Christmas story in carols and readings with music for choir and organ, culminating in the singing of “Silent Night” in our candle-lit sanctuary.

8 pm Live Stream     Order of Worship

11pm Candlelight Communion

A warmly traditional service with festive carol singing, traditional lessons, and communion in our garland-bedecked chapel. We greet the birth of Christ by singing "Silent Night" outdoors by candlelight just after midnight.

Order of Worship


Christmas Day

Sunday, December 25th at 10 a.m.

June Cooper, Rick Spalding and Mitchell Crawford will lead a festive and joyful celebration of the Nativity - full of beloved carols, with a special Christmas story and prayers of new hope for the world now illuminated again by the Light of Christ. Join us at 10 a.m. in person or via live stream.


Additional Christmas Services

Blue Christmas Jazz Worship

Thursday, December 22nd at 6pm

While we’re bombarded with words lauding the wonders of the season, many people find the holidays anything but joyful. Blue Christmas provides an opportunity to step away & let go into music and readings that acknowledge your feelings without trying to talk you out of them. Even if you love the holidays, you may find comfort in this special service.

Blue Christmas Live Stream

Children's Christmas Pageant

Sunday, December 11th at 9am

The kids of Old South have been hard at work rehearsing for the annual Christmas Pageant, and you don't want to miss it! Join us in the Gordon Chapel for this spectacular, funny, heartwarming event. 

Watch the Recording

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