Christmas Eve

We are grateful to be together this Christmas Eve! Even if you aren't able to join us in person, we invite you to join us in spirit via the Live Stream at 4 and 7 pm, Saturday, December 24 for our traditional candlelight Christmas Eve service. We look forward to being with you for this most beloved service celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ with peace, prayer, candlelight, and "Silent Night".

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Christmas Worship and Events

Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, December 24, In-Person and Livestream

Our goal is to have as many people safely worship on Christmas Eve as possible. To that end, we plan to hold the services listed below on Christmas Eve 2021. With the exception of the pageant, the services will all be very similar (word, candlelight, carols, etc.). 

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES: 

  • 12 pm — Traditional service with carols and candlelight 
  • 4 pm — Family Service Christmas Pageant 
  • 7 pm — Traditional service with carols and candlelight
  • 11 pm — Traditional service with carols and candlelight

NOTE: The 4 pm and 7 pm services will also be LIVESTREAMED. Click here to join the live stream.

Christmas Pageant

Register by Sunday, December 4

Calling All Shepherds and Angels!

Calling all Shepherds and Angels! We would love to have your children be part of Asbury's Christmas pageant this year on December 24, at 4 pm. Children 4 years old through 5th grade are invited to participate. Rehearsals occur Sundays in December during Enrichment following the Children's Time in the 11 o'clock service. Our first rehearsal is Sunday, December 4.

PAGEANT REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
Sunday, December 4, 11:30 am - 12 pm
Sunday, December 11, 11:30 am - 12 pm
Sunday, December 18, 11:30 am - 12 pm (lead roles stay 'til 1:30 pm)
Friday, December 23, 5:30 pm - 7 pm (tech rehearsal)
Saturday, December 24, drop off at 2:30 pm, 2nd floor, Education Wing

For questions or more information, contact Paula Dugan at pdugan@asburyfirst.org.

Christmas Day Service

Saturday, December 25, 10:15 am, St. Paul's Episcopal Church

A joint service with the Holy Eucharist and carols at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (25 Westminster Road, Rochester, NY).

Visit www.stpaulsec.org for more information.

Joy of Christmas Giving

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If you have any questions about the events or services for the Advent season and for Christmas Eve, please call the church office at 585-271-1050 or email info@asburyfirst.org