• Here’s a comprehensive listing of holiday services throughout the Greater Pasadena area.

      By Rena Kurlander

      All Saints Church

      All Saints Christmas Eve (Photo - allsaints-pas-news.blogspot.com).

      All Saints Christmas Eve (Photo – allsaints-pas-news.blogspot.com).

      Christmas Eve Services, Sunday, December 24th

      3:00 pm: Family Service
      Experience the Christmas story told by children! Unidad offers music. (Live Stream).
      5:00 pm: Festive Eucharist
      Trouvères & Trouvères Alumni offer music of Ramsey, Saldaña & Leontovitch. A festive reception will immediately follow the service. (Live Stream).
      7:30 pm: Festive Eucharist
      Canterbury Choir and chamber orchestra offer Mass in C Major, K 337, by Mozart and music of Barnum and Willcocks. Mike Kinman preaches. (Live Stream).
      10:30 pm: Festive Eucharist
      Coventry Choir and chamber orchestra offer Coronation Mass in C Major, K 317 by Mozart and music of Forrest. Stream live here.

      Christmas Day Service, Monday, December 25th

      10:00 am: Festive Eucharist
      This festive Eucharist is a bilingual, Spanish/English service. Alfredo Feregrino preaches. Bill Cunliffe & Ensemble offer music with soloist Femi Knight.

      All Saints
      132 N Euclid Ave
      Pasadena, CA 91101
      Phone:(626)796-1172

      St. Andrew Catholic Church

      St Andrew Catholic Church in Pasadena (Photo – saintandrewpasadena).org.

      St Andrew Catholic Church in Pasadena (Photo – saintandrewpasadena).org.

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      4:00 pm: Children’s Mass
      6:00 pm: Choir Mass
      12:30 am: Midnight Mass – Carols begin at 11:45 pm.

      Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th

      8:00 am, 9:30 am, and 12:30 pm

      St. Andrew Catholic Church
      311 N Raymond Ave
      Pasadena, CA 91103
      Phone: (626) 792-4183

      Throop UU Church

      Throop Church Candlelight Christmas Eve (Photo - Staff).

      Throop Church Candlelight Christmas Eve (Photo – Staff).

      Candlelight Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      4:30 pm: Cookies, Covoa and Carols.
      5:30 pm: Candlelight Christmas Service. (Live Stream)
      An evening of hope and inspiration as we remember ancient stories layered with contemporary meaning. Rev. Tera Landers.

      Throop UU Church
      300 S Los Robles Ave
      Pasadena, CA 91101
      Phone:(626) 795-8625

      Oneonta – South Pasadena

      Oneonta - South Pasadena (Photo - oneonta.org).

      Oneonta – South Pasadena (Photo – oneonta.org).

      Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, December 24th

      4:45 pm: A special selection of prelude music.
      5:00 pm: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.
      Celebrate the birth of Christ with music, prayer, and the preaching of God’s Word.

      Oneonata - South Pasadena
      1515 Garfield Ave
      South Pasadena, CA 91030
      Phone:(626) 799-6161

      Holy Family Church – South Pasadena

      people gathering at church

      Holy Family Church (Photo – Holy Family Church)

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      2:00 pm: With Children’s Choir
      4:00 pm: With Youth Choir
      7:00 pm: With 9:30 Choir
      12:30 am: Midnight Mass with 11:15 Choir (Live stream).

      Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th

      9:30 am, 11:15 am, and 12:45 pm

      Holy Family Catholic Church
      1501 Fremont Avenue
      South Pasadena, CA 91030
      Phone: 626-799-8908

      First United Methodist Church

      First United Methodist Church in Pasadena (Photo - fumcpasadena.org).

      First United Methodist Church in Pasadena (Photo – fumcpasadena.org).

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      First United Methodist Church will have a special worship service (with a twist) for children and families. This moving candlelight service includes magnificent music offered by the Chancel Choir and orchestra, a brief meditation, and the celebration of Holy Communion.
      5:00 pm: Christmas Eve Family Service.
      10:00 pm: Christmas Eve Service.

      First United Methodist Church Pasadena
      500 E Colorado Blvd
      Pasadena, CA 91101
      Phone:(626) 796-0157

      Lake Avenue Church

      Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Lake Avenue Church (Photo – HumbleOpinion, flickr)

      Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Lake Avenue Church (Photo – HumbleOpinion, flickr)

      Christmas Eve Service: Sunday, December 24th

      8:00 pm: Candlelight Service
      Join an evening service led by choir and orchestra with a special Christmas Eve message. No childcare available. Ages 4th grade and up invited to attend.

      Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th

      10:00 am: Christmas Day Service
      A special Christmas Day Service in the Chapel featuring a family time singing carols.

      Lake Avenue Church
      393 N Lake Ave
      Pasadena, CA 91101
      Phone: (626) 844-4700

      First AME Church – Pasadena

      Celebration of The Christ In Christmas at F.A.M.E. Church, Pasadena, Dec. 18, 2016 (Photo - Foxx Media Group).

      Celebration of The Christ In Christmas at F.A.M.E. Church, Pasadena, Dec. 18, 2016 (Photo – Foxx Media Group).

      Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th

      9:00 am: Click for Live Stream.

      First AME Church of Pasadena
      1700 N Raymond Ave
      Pasadena, CA 91103
      Phone:(626) 797-1257

      Pasadena Presbyterian Church

      Pasadena Presbyterian Church (Photo - ppc.net).

      Pasadena Presbyterian Church (Photo – ppc.net).

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      4:00 pm: Christmas Eve Family Worship
      Family Christmas Eve Worship, featuring the children of PPC’s Carol Choir and Rainbow Choir in a special musical presentation.

      9:00 pm: Candlelight Communion Worship
      A traditional service with communion, music by the Kirk Choir and Van Etten Handbell Choir, and a meditation by Rev. Dr. Lisa Hansen.

      Pasadena Presbyterian Church
      585 E Colorado Blvd
      Pasadena, CA 91101
      Phone: (626) 793-2191

      All Souls Catholic Church

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      5:30 pm: Christmas Vigil Family Mass
      11:55 pm:
      Christmas Midnight Mass (Bilingual)

      Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th

      7:30 am: English Mass
      9:00 am: English Mass
      10:30 am: Spanish Mass

      All Souls Catholic Church
      1500 W. Main Street
      Alhambra, CA 91801
      Phone: (626) 281-0466

      – St. Edmund Episcopal Church, San Marino

      St. Edmund Episcopal Church, San Marino (Photo - saintedmunds.org)

      St. Edmund Episcopal Church, San Marino (Photo – saintedmunds.org)

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      4:30 pm: Christmas Eve Family Worship Service
      A family friendly service of the Holy Eucharist on Christmas Eve. Children present a short Christmas Nativity pageant.

      8:40 pm: Candlelight Christmas Eve Worship Service
      The Modern Brass Quintet will provide a brief brass concert of Christmas songs beginning at 8:40 pm, with the service of Holy Eucharist beginning at 9:00 pm.

      Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th

      10:0 am: Christmas Morning Chapel Service
      A warm celebration of the Eucharist with favorite Hymns and organ in the historic chapel.

      St. Edmund Episcopal Church
      1175 S San Gabriel Blvd
      San Marino, CA 91108
      Phone:(626) 793-9167

       – Altadena Community Church

      Altadena Community Church (Photo - altadenaucc.org).

      Altadena Community Church (Photo – altadenaucc.org).

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      7:00 pm: Worship Christmas Eve (Live Stream on Facebook).
      Hear beautiful music and the reading of the Christmas story from Luk’s gospel.

      Altadena Community Church UUC
      943 E Altadena Dr, Altadena, CA 91001
      Phone: (626) 798-1185

       

      Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church

      Saint Mark's Church in Altadena (Photo - saintmarksaltadena.ladiocese.org).

      Saint Mark’s Church in Altadena (Photo – saintmarksaltadena.ladiocese.org).

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      4:00 pm: Choral Eucharist and Pageant
      7:30 pm: Festive Holy Eucharist

      Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th

      8:00 am: Holy Eucharist with Organ

      Saint Mark's Church
      1014 E Altadena Dr
      Altadena, CA 91001
      Phone: (626) 798-6747

      Neighborhood UU Church

      Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church (Photo - neighborhooduu.org)

      Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church (Photo – neighborhooduu.org)

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      5:00 pm: Christmas Eve Service
      8:00 pm: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service. Live Stream.

      Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church
      301 Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91103
      Phone: (626) 449-3470

      Church of the Angels

      Church of the Angels (Photo - Kelly Russell).

      Church of the Angels (Photo – Kelly Russell).

      Christmas Eve: Sunday, December 24th

      4:00 pm: Children’s Liturgy
      Child-friendly, late-afternoon Christmas service.
      10:00 p.m.:  Festive Choral Eucharist
      Celebrate our Lord’s Nativity with familiar hymns, glorious anthems, scripture, inspirational readings, and ancient liturgy.

      Church of the Angels
      1100 Avenue 64
      Pasadena, CA 91105
      Phone: (323) 255-3878

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