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Here’s where you can find local church services on Christmas Eve, Day

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As the holiday season comes to a climax with Christmas, there are dozens of local houses of worship where people can celebrate.

To help find the worship service that best fits your schedule and preference, WYDaily has compiled a list of some Christmas Eve and Christmas services throughout Hampton Roads.


  • Williamsburg Community Chapel, Children’s and Youth Choirs Service at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Adult Choir Service at 6:30 p.m., Communion at 11 p.m. Services will be in the Worship Room at 3899 John Tyler Highway.
  • Crosswalk Community Church, Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, at 7575 Richmond Road in Norge.
  • Bruton Parish Church, Childrens’ Pageant and Holy Eucharist at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Holy Eucharist and Rite II at 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Christmas Day service at 11 a.m. Services will be held in the church at 201 Duke of Gloucester Street.
  • Faith Baptist Church, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 5 p.m. at 4107 Rochambeau Drive.
  • Williamsburg United Methodist Church, Christmas Eve family worship and children’s pageant at 5 p.m., candlelight worship and holy communion at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Christmas Day service at 10 a.m. at 500 Jamestown Road.
  • King of Glory Lutheran Church, Christmas Eve worship with candles and carols at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Christmas Eve reflective worship with Holden Evening Prayer at 9 p.m. Christmas day traditional worship at 10 a.m. Located at 4897 Longhill Road.
  • Saint Bede Catholic Church, Christmas Eve Masses at 4 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. (in Spanish), midnight. Christmas Eve lessons and carols at 11:30 p.m. Christmas Day Mass at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Located at 3686 Ironbound Road.
  • First Simple Church, Christmas Eve campfire service at 6 p.m. Located at 16401 Chickahominy Bluff Road.
  • St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Christmas Eve pageant at 4 p.m., caroling at 7 p.m., Holy Eucharist with choir at 7:30 p.m., musical prelude at 10 p.m., Holy Eucharist with musical quartet at 10:30 p.m. Christmas Day Holy Eucharist and Rite II at 10 a.m. Located at 1333 Jamestown Road.
  • St. Olaf Catholic Church, Christmas Eve Mass at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Christmas Day Mass at 10 a.m. Located at 104 Norge Lane.
  • Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, Christmas Eve services at 4 p.m., 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Christmas Day morning prayer at 8:15 a.m. and services at 10 a.m. Located at 8300 Richmond Road.
  • Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists, Christmas Eve service at 5:30 p.m. Located at 3051 Ironbound Road.



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Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She graduated from Roanoke College and is currently working on a master’s degree in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alexa was born and raised in Williamsburg and enjoys writing stories about local flair. She began her career in journalism at the Warhill High School newspaper and, eight years later, still loves it. After working as a news editor in Blacksburg, Va., Alexa missed Williamsburg and decided to come back home. In her free time, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and playing with her puppy, Poe. Alexa can be reached at

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