Churches across the West Virginia Conference are offering special opportunities for worship on Christmas Eve!
Come and join in the celebration of the birth of Christ! (Thank you to the churches who submitted their Christmas Eve worship times).
Christmas Eve schedules are organized by district. (Note that not all churches offering Christmas eve worship services are listed below)
LITTLE KANAWHA DISTRICT
December 24 No 8:15 or 9:30 worship
6 pm Children’s Christmas Eve Service
11 pm Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
December 31 5th Sunday – 10 am – Lessons and Carols Service
Chuck Wagon Gang Gospel Concert Walton Union Church Dec 29 – 7:00
Cedar Grove UMC:
December 24 Christmas Worship 10:30 am and Christmas Eve Service 4:00pm
Red Hill/Murphytown Charge in Parkersburg
Special Charge Holiday Services
Christmas Eve Charge Candlelight Service will be held at 6:30pm at Red Hill UM Church
New Year Eve Reflective Prayer Service will be held from 6:30-8:30 at Murphytown UM Church. You may come any time between those hours to spend time ending the year and beginning the new year with the Lord. A bulletin will guide you in your time with the Lord. Please bring your Bible. This service is best for youth and adults.
First United Methodist Church – Williamstown
Christmas Eve Worship Services
9am and 11am
Candlelight Service – 8pm
Lubeck UMC, 1771 Harris Hwy (St. Rt. 68), Washington, WV 26181
December 24 – 10:40 to Noon: Morning Worship will celebrate the 4th Sunday of Advent and will feature the Choir’s offering of their Christmas Cantata: Bethlehem’s Light.
December 24 – 7 to 8 PM: Christmas Eve Candle Light service.
Seventh Street UMC of Parkersburg
- Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 24 our Cherub Choir will present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” during morning worship as its annual Christmas program.
- Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service, Dec. 24 at 6pm.
Louisa Chapel UMC in Arnoldsburg, WV:
Sunday, December 24 at 5pm – Christmas Eve Service
MIDLAND SOUTH DISTRICT
Gauley Bridge UMC
December 24th Christmas Eve Candle Light Service @ 6:00pm.
Christ Church UM
Sunday morning worship at 9:00 (Contemporary), 9:45 and 11:00 (Traditional)
Christmas Eve Worship Schedule-ONE MORNING SERVICE at 11:00am, then 5:00pm-Family Service, 11:00pm-Service of Holy Communion
December 31 – Wesley Covenant Service at 9:00, 9:45 and 11:00am
January 5 & 6 Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival-A medieval pageant celebrating the birth of Jesus, @ 7:00pm, Tickets $10/person/festival seating
For more information on these events please visit our webpage at www.ccumwv.org
Morris Memorial UMC
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service at 8:00 p.m.
First, South Charleston
Christmas Eve candlelight worship 6:30pm
Elizabeth Memorial December 24
10:00am Combined Worship: Lessons and Carols
7:00pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
12/24 Christmas Eve Worship 5:00pm
12/24 Christmas Eve Worship 11:00pm
Wayman’s Ridge UMC – 6PM
Fairview UMC – 7:30PM
Both are Candlelight Services
Simpson UMC Moundsville:
Sunday morning worship at 10am: Advent & Carols
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7pm. Message: “Returning to the Manger” by Pastor Dennis A. Mehaffie. Special Music by the Chancel Choir and Simpson Handbell Choir.
First United Methodist Church, Princeton, WV
Christmas Eve Worship Services – December 24, 7 pm and 11 pm
Concord UMC in Athens, WV:
Christmas Eve Schedule:
5:00 pm All Ages Kid-friendly Worship with Communion (will last 45 minutes)
7:00 pm Joint Christmas Eve Service at Athens Baptist Church (Rev. David Johnston of Concord UMC preaching)
11:00 pm Candle Light Service
United Methodist Temple, Beckley
Christmas Eve Morning 8:30 and 11:00 worship services
The Celebration Choir will present their Christmas Cantata entitled Little Lion – Little Lamb on Sunday, December 24 at the 8:30 and 11:00 am worship services.
Christmas Eve Services:
5:00 pm – Sanctuary Candlelight/Holy Communion Service
7:00 pm – Journey at The Place Service
11:00 pm – Sanctuary Candlelight/Holy Communion Service
Perry Memorial UMC, Shady Spring, WV
December 24th, 10:45a, Christmas Eve Sunday Morning Worship
December 24th, 7:00p, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and Holy Communion (100% of Christmas Eve Offering for Brian’s Safehouse/The Sparrow’s Nest)
December 24th, 11:00p, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and Holy Communion (100% of Christmas Eve Offering for Brian’s Safehouse/The Sparrow’s Nest)
POTOMAC HIGHLANDS DISTRICT
December 24: Christmas Eve Handbell Choir Service 9:45am; Christmas Eve Communion From 6:00-8:00pm (people come and leave as desired).
Hedrick Chapel will have Christmas Eve Morning Worship at 11:15am
Grace UM Church, Keyser
Grace UM Church is located at 30 South Mineral Street in Keyser across from CVS. The main entrance is on Orchard Street and there is plenty of parking and a handicapped entrance. Grace invites everyone to attend.
Christmas Eve Schedule
No Sunday School
10:00 a.m. Worship Service
6:00 p.m. Worship Service
9:00 p.m. Worship Service
Tennerton – Christmas Eve – Sunday, December 24th at 7:00
Duff Street UMC, Clarksburg
12/24 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – 9:00 PM
Broad Oaks and Vincent Memorial Churches
December 24 Broad Oaks and Vincent Memorial will present their combined Choir . Christmas Cantata together at both morning worship services: Broad Oaks at 9:30, Vincent Memorial 11 am service.
Combined Christmas Eve service at Vincent Memorial at 11 pm
Israel United Methodist Church Kerens, WV, Randolph County, Wesleyan District
Christmas Eve Service, 7:00 pp
Lost Creek Charge Wide Events: DECEMBER
Lost Creek December
24th Christmas Cantata 11:00 am Service
24th Charge Christmas Eve Service 7 pm
30th Reverse Advent Food Pick –up (Give a gift per day for our food pantry)
Eastern Cabell Shared Ministry (Bethesda & Milton UMC):
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES
Bethesda United Methodist Church, 4:30 pm.
Milton United Methodist Church, 5 pm.
Cross Roads UMC – 3146 Saltwell Road, Huntington
Christmas Eve Service
December 24 at 6:00 PM
Milton United Methodist Church, Smith and Church Streets
Christmas Eve Worship with Holy Communion and candle lighting will be held at 5PM on December 24 at Milton UM Church on the corner of Smith and Church Streets..
Community of Grace UMC
3rd Ave & 28th St.
Huntington, WV 25702
12/24 4pm & 6pm Christmas Eve Service – Lessons & Carols, Communion, Candlelight
Mt. Union UMC in Huntington Christmas Eve service will start at 4:30 p.m. This service will include a Christmas Play put on by our youth, titled “The ABC’s of Christmas,” a service of Holy Communion and conclude with a Candlelight Service.
Thom Malcolm. Pastor
Pea Ridge United Methodist Church
5747 East Pea Ridge Rd.
Huntington, WV 25705
Sunday, December 24
10:45a Worship (Advent 4)
6:00p Christmas Eve Worship Service of Carols and Candlelight
Christmas Eve Service (December 24th 9:00 pm)
New Years Eve “Wesleyan Covenant & Holy Communion Service” (December 31st 6:30 pm)
Beverly Hills UMC, Huntington, WV
December 24- Beverly Hills United Methodist Church Christmas Eve Service, 7 pm