Christmas Eve at Living Word

Join us for one of our Christmas Eve Services, a special time of worship together. Everyone is welcome to celebrate with us! Please invite friends and family to join you for a service this year.


Candlelight Services

Service Times

Saturday, December 23
6:00 pm

Sunday, December 24
9:00 am, 11:00 am, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 8:00 pm

Please Note: our 9:00 am and 11:00 am services will be our Christmas Eve service format in place of our regular Sunday services.

Childcare available for children 5 & under, except for 8:00 pm service.

ASL Interpretation

Saturday, December 23
6:00 pm

Sunday, December 24
11:00 am


Tickets are for our regular church family to help us prepare for seating.
If you have not taken tickets for a service please call in during regular office hours (Mon. – Thurs. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm), to RSVP to a service. 717.755.0089.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is every service the same?

    Yes, every service will be a candlelight service (glow sticks will be available for children ages 6 and under). Join us to experience uplifting music featuring contemporary worship and classic carols, a message by Pastor Brian, lighting of candles, and a collection for our Christmas Eve Offering.

  • Is childcare or student::life programming available?

    Childcare is available in the kid::life area for nursery and preschool children for every service except the 8:00 pm service on December 24. For young children we have activity packs available to pick up as you go into a service.

    There is no programming for Middle School or High School. Students are encouraged to attend services with their families.

  • Is there a “family” service?

    While there is not a specific “family” service, children are welcome at all services.

  • Are any of the services being held in the Life Center?

    The Life Center will be open for the following services, Dec. 23, 6 pm and Dec. 24, 9:00 and 11:00 am. It will be used as an overflow if needed at the other services.

  • Will any of the services be livestreamed?

    Yes, all services will be livestreamed on our website, in our church app, and on Facebook.

  • Is ASL interpretation available?

    ASL interpretation will be available on December 23 at 6:00 pm and on December 24 at 11:00 am in the Main Auditorium in the back of the room by the sound booth.

  • Will a recording of the service be available?

    The service will be posted on our website and mobile app by Tuesday, December 26.

  • Where is the Meeting Point previously referenced in the Sunday morning services?

    The Meeting Point will be in the Main Lobby. The sign will be clearly visible hanging from the ceiling.