Christmas at Trinity

  Christmas at Trinity  

Celebrate Christmas With Us!
 

Wherever you are in your journey, whether church is familiar or not, we welcome you to join us for
one of our Christmas services.

Whether you prefer a simpler children’s service or a more traditional one with the Church Choir, infused with a sense of the sacred that fills Christmas Eve night, we invite you.

 

Christmas Eve Services, Monday, December 24

All Services will be about an hour.
 

3:00 pm -- Children's Pageant with Communion (No Sermon)

6:00 pm -- Christmas Communion Service with Sermon, the Festival Choir 
and the Trinity Ringers (our Bell Choir)

9:30 pm -- Carol Sing with Congregation and Choir

10:00 pm -- Christmas Communion Service with Sermon and the Festival Choir
 

Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25
NO Christmas Day Service


First Sunday after Christmas, Sunday, December 30
We will have ONE service at 10:00 am in the  Church
with Hymns and Sermon (No Choir or Godly Play)

 


The Christmas Pageant 

All children are invited to participate in our annual Christmas Pageant! Our Christmas Pageant is part of our Communion Service on December 24 at 3 p.m. The pageant rehearsal dates are December 9, 16 and 23 after church (11:30 am - 12:30 pm) and December 24 from 2 pm - 3 pm is a dress rehearsal. Parents can sign up their children to participate
here. If you have any questions, please contact Aaron Klinefelter our Associate for Children and Family Ministries.

 
Additional offerings during the Advent and Christmas Seasons

December 2 - St. Nicholas Visits Trinity During Worship

Every year St. Nicholas visits both services to tell his story and explain how he is part of our Advent and Christmas traditions.   At the 10 am Service, St. Nicholas will gather the children and the front of the church to talk with them shortly after the beginning of the service, and then will lead them out to their classes.   


December 2 - Advent Festival with Lunch and Carol Sing After Church

Also on December 3, we will have our Advent Festival with Lunch and a Carol Sing following the 10 am service.  After church, we will gather in Trinity Hall for a wonderful lunch prepared by the Kitchen Crew.  During lunch, we will hear a few words about the Advent season.  Materials will be provided to create a home Advent Wreath, and material will be provided for your own devotions to be used with your home wreath.   You can make your wreath at church that day, or take the materials home with you.   After lunch, we will have our annual Christmas Carol Sing as a kind of parish family pre-Christmas celebration.  Join us for a fun day!
 

December 16 - Lessons and Carols at the 10 am Service

This is a favorite yearly service of music and readings during the 10 am service to celebrate the season of Advent. Please note that Lessons and Carols takes place in the context of Morning Prayer, and therefore there will be no Communion at 10 am that morning.


December 23 -- Fourth Sunday of Advent, Regular services at 8 am and 10 am 

December 23 - Blue Christmas Service

This service will take place at 5:00 pm, and provides a space for those who find the holidays to be a difficult time, and for those who want a quiet, contemplative space in the midst of the rush toward Christmas. Join with others in the chapel for prayers, music, and healing.