Join us this Christmas as we worship at First Pres. On Christmas Eve we'll have six services throughout the day, beginning with a Family Service at 10 a.m. held in the Worship Center. We'll have Candlelight Christmas Eve Services at 1, 3, 5 and 7:30 p.m. and we'll conclude the day with our Midnight Communion Service, which begins at 11 p.m. and concludes with communion. For more information, see specific service descriptions below! On New Years Day we'll worship together at 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary.

Serve on Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve FAQ

Services during the middle of the afternoon tend to fill up quickly. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before your desired service. We expect the 1, 3 and 5 p.m. services to be full, so plan accordingly.

We have a parking lot located on Weber Street, just east of our main entrance. In addition, we have a parking structure located at the corner of Bijou and Weber streets, just across the street from our main building. We also offer handicap parking in the parking lot located just to the south of our building between First Pres and the Courthouse as well as on-street parking on Bijou and Weber streets.

Absolutely! We encourage families to take advantage of our wonderful nursery. Nursery is available for children up to 6 years old during the 1, 3, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Candlelight Services.

Yes! Our 1, 3 and 5 p.m. services will all be LiveStreamed and made available on demand during the day.

Family Service: 10 a.m. Worship Center

Bring the family to this fun worship service that invites kids to help make the Christmas story come alive on the stage by dressing up as angels, wise people and shepherds in costumes we provide. Arrive 30 minutes early to choose a costume. Nursery is not available. We love your little ones in the service!

Candlelight Services: 1, 3, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary

Choose the time that’s best for you and join us for a memorable Sanctuary service that’s filled with beautiful music and a message of hope. We’ll end with a heartwarming “Silent Night” candlelight moment together. Nursery is available for infants through 6 years old.

Midnight Communion Service: 11 p.m. Sanctuary

Celebrate communion with us and enjoy acoustic Christmas carols before we conclude at midnight with a candlelight “Silent Night” and by saying, “Merry Christmas!” to one another. Nursery is not available.


Join us for Expect the Unexpected, a Women's Christmas Celebration. Join other women as we enjoy a meal, entertainment, and an inspiring message. There will be two seatings, Friday, December 1, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, December 2 at 9:30 a.m. in the Worship Center. Tickets are $22 per person and nursery care is available. 



Join us on Saturday, December 9, for our annual Men's Christmas Brunch! This year's brunch includes delicious food, Christmas carols, the Brass Ensemble, and a featured speaker. Tickets are $15 and the event begins at 9:30 a.m.



Join us on Thursday, December 7, at 4 p.m. as Family Ministries present "First Pres on Ice"! This is a family-oriented event as we kick-off Christmas Joy weekend. We will offer ice skating at Acacia Park Ice Skate Rink, refreshments, warm drinks, music and perhaps even some caroling. 


This First Pres and Colorado Springs holiday tradition will offer a wide variety of Christmas music for every age and taste. Musicians include the 150-voice First Pres choir, guest artists the Canadian Brass, Forté Handbell Quartet, The Colorado Springs Children's Chorale, additional vocal soloists and more!