Join us this Christmas as we worship at First Pres. On Christmas Eve we'll have six services throughout the day, beginning with a Family Service at 10:30 a.m. We'll have Candlelight Christmas Eve Services at 1, 3, 5 and 7:30 p.m. and we'll conclude the day with our Midnight at First Pres Service, which begins at 11 p.m. and concludes with communion.  All six services will be held in our Sanctuary. For more information, see specific service descriptions below! On Christmas Day we'll worship together in the Sanctuary at Noon. On New Years Day we'll worship together at 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary.

Serve on Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve FAQ

Services during the middle of the afternoon tend to fill up quickly. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before your desired service. We expect the 1, 3 and 5 p.m. services to be full, so plan accordingly.

We have a parking lot located on Weber Street, just East of our main entrance. In addition, we have a parking structure located at the corner of Bijou and Weber streets, just across the street from our main building. We also offer handicap parking in the parking lot located just to the South of our building between First Pres and the Courthouse as well as on-street parking on Bijou and Weber streets.

We offer nursery for children up to 4 years old during the 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Candlelight Services.

Yes! Our 1, 3 and 5 p.m. services will all be LiveStreamed and made available on demand during the day.

Yes! We'll have a special combined worship service on Sunday, December 25 at Noon in the Sanctuary.

Family Service: 10:30 a.m.

Bring the family to this fun worship service that invites kids to help make the Christmas story come alive on the stage by dressing up as angels, wise people and shepherds in costumes we provide. Arrive 30 minutes early to choose a costume. Nursery is not available. We love your little ones in the service!

Candlelight Services: 1, 3, 5 and 7:30 p.m.

Choose the time that’s best for you and join us for a memorable Sanctuary service that’s filled with beautiful music and a message of hope. We’ll end with a heartwarming “Silent Night” candlelight moment together. Nursery is available for infants through 4 years old.

Midnight at First Pres: 11 p.m.

Celebrate communion with us and enjoy acoustic Christmas carols before we conclude at midnight with a candlelight “Silent Night” and by saying, “Merry Christmas!” to one another. Nursery is not available.

Advent Devotional

Journey through Advent with the 2022 Advent Devotional. You'll get a copy by mail, or you can access a digital copy below. You can also go deeper this Advent Season with supplemental interactive content for each week of Advent. See the links below for each week!

Advent Devotional Advent, Week 1 Advent, Week 2 Advent, Week 3 Advent, Week 4