Christmas Eve & Christmas Day at St. James

Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m., Saturday, December 24th

Celebrate Christmas with us at St. James! On Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m., our service will feature our choir with orchestra and handbells, with festive arrangements of your favorite carols! Come and enjoy the Christmas story re-enacted with children who would like to participate in our “no stress, no lines” nativity pageant. (Kids—there are plenty of costumes for you to wear, so arrive at 4:30 p.m., and choose your fun costume.) Invite your friends and neighbors as together we usher in the glorious Christmas season!

Christmas Morning service, 10 a.m., Sunday, December 25th

For our Sunday service on Christmas Day, Dec. 25  at 10 a.m., join us for even more carol singing as we celebrate Jesus’ birth. What better time to finally settle into the divine message of Christmas than on Christmas morning? A beautiful, simple service and Eucharist is planned especially for you and our wonderful Newport Beach community. Our musicians and instrumentalists will return with our organist, Mark T. Purcell, playing special Christmas arrangements on our beautiful pipe organ, beginning at 9:40 a.m.