In-Person & Online: Christmas Eve Worship, Journey to Bethlehem 

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Christmas Eve Worship, Journey to Bethlehem 

Friday, December 24
Services at 5, 6, & 7pm
UUCD Grounds and Sanctuary
Rev. Beth Banks & Rev. Morgan McLean
Lu Higgs, Music Director & Members of the Sparks Choir

Tent & Sanctuary decorating thanks to Sarah Larkin & Meghan Kelly 

5pm Outside Service: The Journey to Bethlehem story, with sung carols, will be held under festively decorated tents on the patio. We’ll end the Christmas Story by singing Silent Night to candlelight.
After the service, participants have the option to enter the Sanctuary where Lu Higgs will play heart-warming holiday music. 

6 & 7pm Outside & Inside Services: We’ll begin our Journey to Bethlehem with a story and by singing carols together under beautifully decorated tents on the patio.
We’ll then move into the Sanctuary for soft candlelight and instrumental Christmas music.
Our journey returns outside for a candle-lighting ceremony as we sing Silent Night together.
After the service, you’re invited to return to the Sanctuary, where Lu Higgs will play additional heart-warming holiday music. 

We will follow UUCD’s COVID Safety Guidelines:
Masks are required at all times; proof of vaccination is required to go inside.

You May Bring Donations (in good condition) for HEART: 
Warm jackets, socks, long johns, shoes, sleeping bags, pillows, pillowcases, Toiletries.

Click to Join Our: 7pm, Dec 24, Christmas Eve Online Watch Party

Come together on Zoom to enjoy a pre-recorded Christmas service, with the telling of the story from Rev. Beth Banks and Rev. Morgan McLean, special music from Juuliebells, Lu Higgs, guest musicians, and even UUCD Carolers with a live donkey. Enjoy small group conversations at the end.

Click for “Anytime” Christmas Eve

Enjoy our pre-recorded service with messages and special music to enjoy on your own time on the church’s YouTube Channel.