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Mailing Address: 219 E Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Christmas at First Pres

Join the family of God and experience one of our in-person Christmas Eve services as we remember the birth of Jesus with music, a message from Lead Pastor Tim McConnell, and downtown Wonder Village fun!



Be a Part of Making Christmas Eve Happen

Let us know if you can serve during at least one service with the Christmas Eve Volunteer Team.

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Take a Stroll Through Wonder Village 5 - 9 p.m.

Wonder Village lights up the heart of downtown with a live nativity, a family photo opportunity, family-friendly Christmas activities, and singing carols together on Bijou St. between Weber St. and Nevada St. Everyone is welcome to take a stroll between 5 – 9 p.m. No cost or registration required.

How to Get to First Pres

219 E. Bijou St. Colorado Springs, CO 80910

Directions to Weber Street Parking Lot

     Directions to YMCA Parking Lot




Questions You May Have

Do I need to register or RSVP to attend a Christmas Eve service?

No need to pre-register. Our Christmas services are not paid events and do not require registration. Christmas Eve services fill up quickly, so we recommend arriving 30 minutes early to find a seat!

What time should I arrive?

We recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your chosen service to park, stroll through Wonder Village and warm up with hot cocoa and cookies.

What can I expect at Wonder Village?

Train rides, petting zoo, live Nativity scene, cookies and cocoa, carols, family photo opportunities. We would love to see you for any part of the day that you can attend. Come and go as you'd like!

Is there anything for my kids?

The Family Service at 10 a.m. is the ideal experience for elementary-aged kids. Costumes are provided for kids to dress up and be on stage to help bring the nativity story to life with storytelling and music. Plan on arriving 30 minutes early to choose a costume before the service begins.


Nursery childcare for infants through 6 years old is available during the 2, 4, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Candlelight Sanctuary Services.

Can I livestream the services?

This year, we are livestreaming our 2 p.m. Sanctuary Candlelight Service on YouTube, Facebook and our website at firstprescos.org/watch. This service will be available on demand to watch at any time after 3 p.m.

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Where can I park? Is there handicapped parking?

Parking for guests is designated in our Weber Street Parking lot (105 N. Weber St.) on the east side of Weber Street between Kiowa Street and Bijou Street.

Directions to Weber Street Parking Lot

Additional parking is located in the parking garage shared with the YMCA (220 E. Bijou St.), on the north side of Bijou Street between Weber Street and Nevada Avenue.

Directions to YMCA Parking Lot

Parking for the handicapped and elderly is available in the South Lot on the west side of Weber Street, between the church buildings and the Municipal Court building. Some street parking on Nevada Avenue may also be available.

Christmas Joy Concert

Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2 and 4:30 p.m. 

Christmas Joy at the Pikes Peak Center is the perfect concert to kick off the season. It's a Colorado Springs musical collaboration on a grand scale, bringing together the 150-voice Big Blue Choir, spectacular artists including Jamal Sarikoki and Alvy Powell, a full symphony orchestra, 17-piece big band, The Pikes Peak Ringers, The Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, The Celtic Mountain Band and more. Join us for the show and celebrate with hope!

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