Christmas services

Listed below are those services submitted to the Delaware State News. You can share your special services and events for publication in the Saturday edition’s Worship section by emailing Please put Worship Service in the subject field.


Cross Church of the Nazarene 7 p.m. Night Before Christmas Eve Service. Greg Thompson will speak. 1818 N. Little Creek, Dover. Email


All Saints’ Church and St. George’s Chapel Simultaneous Festival Holy Communion family service at 4 p.m. A 7 p.m. candlelight service at St. George’s Chapel followed by 9:30 p.m. music service and 10 p.m. Holy Communion. All Saints’ is at 18 Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach; St. George’s is at 20274 Beaver Dam Road, Harbeson. 227-7202;

Houston United Methodist Church 9 p.m. Christmas Eve Service. 235 Broad St.

Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware 6:30 p.m. Candlelight service with the Rev. Paula Mairano. 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway, Lewes. 313-5838;

Unitarian Universalists of Central Delaware 7 p.m. service with the Rev. Greg Chute. Meets at Congregation Beth Sholom synagogue, 340 N. Queen St., Dover. 369-6499

People’s Church of Dover United Church of Christ 7 and 10 p.m. Christmas Eve Communion and candlelight services. 674-4177;

Presbyterian Church of Dover 5 p.m. Nativity play at family worship service. 9 p.m. Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols. 54 S. State St. 734-3313;

Long Neck United Methodist Church 7 p.m. family-oriented service and 11 p.m. traditional. Both with candlelight and Holy Communion. 27051 Long Neck Road. 945-9453

Avenue United Methodist Church 3, 5, 11 p.m. traditional service; 7 and 9 p.m. contemporary service. 20 N. Church St., Milford. 422-8111;

St. John’s Lutheran Church 3:15, 7:15 and 11 p.m. Christmas Eve services. 113 Lotus St., Dover. 734-7078;

Hope United Methodist Church 4 p.m. Candlelight worship service. Meets in Wesley College Chapel, Division and Bradford streets, Dover. Email

Wesley United Methodist Church 4 p.m. family service with children’s message; 8 and 10 p.m. traditional candlelight service with Communion. 209 S. State St., Dover. 678-9626

Christ Episcopal Church 4 p.m. family service; 10:30 p.m. Solemn Festival Candlelight Service. 501 S. State St., Dover. 734-5731;

Barratt’s Chapel 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service with Bishop Peggy Johnson and ASL interpretation by Carol Stevens. 6362 Bay Road, Frederica. 335-5544;

St. Andrew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 6 p.m. Family, Youth and Children’s Service; 10 p.m. Candlelight Christmas Eve Service. 425 N. DuPont Highway, Dover. 736-1617;


St. George’s Chapel Holy Communion 9:30 a.m. 20274 Beaver Dam Road, Harbeson.

All Saints’ Church Holy Communion  10 a.m.. 18 Olive Ave., Rehoboth Beach. 227-7202;

Christ Episcopal Church 10 a.m. with the Rev. Charles S. Weiss. 501 S. State St, Dover. 734-5731;


Long Neck United Methodist Church 11 p.m. Dec. 31. Watchnight Service. 27051 Long Neck Road. 945-9453

Mount Zion AME Church Noon Jan. 1, Jubilee Day, sponsored by the Milford Slaughter Neck Lincoln Harrington NAACP Unit. 18211 Beach Highway, Ellendale.

St. George’s Chapel 6 p.m. Jan. 6. Traditional candlelight Epiphany Evensong service. 20274 Beaver Dam Road, Harbeson. 227-7202;

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