Christmas Eve Services

Here are all of the Christmas Eve services throughout the Carolinas Mission District. This page is being updated constantly, as new listings are received. Please email the webmaster through the Contact link above with your service times.

North Carolina


Saint John’s Lutheran Church
505 South Park Street, Asheboro, NC  •  (336) 625-4263
7:00pm, Carols, candlelight, and a message especially for children
10:30pm, service of carols and candlelight includes the combined St. Andrew’s Anglican Church and Saint John’s Lutheran Church choirs and concludes with midnight candlelighting. Both services include Holy Communion.


Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
3180 W. Main St., Claremont, NC  •  (828) 459-7195
9:00pm, Candlelight Vigil


Antioch Lutheran Church
330 Old 277 Loop Road., Dallas, NC • (704) 922-9491
9:00pm, Candlelight worship with Holy Communion

Our Saviour Lutheran Church
725 Gastonia Technology Pkwy, Dallas, NC • (704) 922-4648
7:00pm, Candlelight Service with Holy Communion


Faith Lutheran Church
205 S. Main Street, Faith, NC  •  (704) 279-2500
10:30pm, Candlelight Service of Holy Communion


Trinity Lutheran Church
235 St. Johns Road, Fletcher, NC 28732  •  (828) 684-9770
6:30pm, Traditional candlelight worship service with Holy Communion.


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
805 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC • (704) 864-0378
6:30pm, Family-friendly Lessons and Carols, followed by candlelight singing at the outdoor live nativity scene. Nursery provided.
10:00pm, Musical prelude
10:30pm, Candlelight Communion Festival Worship

Granite Falls

Christ United Lutheran Church
170 Duke Street, Granite Falls, NC • (828) 493-8099


Miller’s Lutheran Church
2280 12th Avenue NE, Hickory, NC  •  (828) 324-8847
7:00pm, Candlelight Service with Holy Communion and special music.

Shiloh Lutheran Church
1011 Shiloh Church Road, Hickory, NC 28601  •  (828) 495-7462
11:00pm, Lessons and Carols with communion and candlelighting

Kings Mountain

Advent Lutheran Church
Lawrence Patrick Senior Center, 909 East King Street, Kings Mountain, NC   •  (704) 689-8501
11:00pm, lessons and carols with Holy Communion and candlelight


Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church
509 Long Shoals Road, Lincolnton, NC  •  (704) 922-5487 
, The service will be held in the Historic Church.

New Bern

Reformation Lutheran Church
(252-633-3711) New Bern
7:00pm, Candlelight worship at Saint Bartholomew’s Church, 4718 Old Cherry Point Road, New Bern, NC


St. James Lutheran Church
1942 St James Church Rd., Newton, NC (828) 464-1953
7:30pm, Candlelight, communion service


Christiana Lutheran Church
6190 US Hwy 52, Salisbury NC 28146  •  (704) 279-4655
Communion/Candlelight service. Special music begins at 7:00pm with worship starting at 7:30pm. A vigil for those slain at Sandy Hook Elementary will be held during the candlelight service.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church
9275 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC  •  (704) 633-3770
6:45pm, Pre-Service Music
7:00pm, Worship with Holy Communion

Union Lutheran Church
4770 Bringle Ferry Rd., Salisbury, NC  •  (704) 636-5092
8:30pm, Prelude of Sacred Music
9:00pm, Nativity of our Lord Festival Candlelight Worship
Dec. 25, 10:30am, Family Christmas Worship (Informal, come as you are)


St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
740 N. Center Street, Statesville, NC  •  (704) 873-0222
8:45pm, Gathering music with harp & handbells
9:00pm, Candlelight Eucharist Service


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
225 Morgan St., Troutman, NC • (704) 528-5334
7pm and 11pm, Candlelight and Holy Communion services
Dec. 25, 10:00am, Carols and Eucharist


Lutheran Church of the Atonement
243 Oakwoods Rd., Wilkesboro, NC • (336) 838-5522
7:00pm, Service with Holy Communion

South Carolina


St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church
844 Columbia Avenue Chapin, SC  •  (803) 345-2309
4:30pm, contemporary service
7:00pm, traditional service

St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church
900 Dreher Island Road, Chapin, South Carolina  •  (803) 345-9309
11:00am, contemporary service
6:00pm, traditional service

Little Mountain

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
531 Church St., Little Mountain, SC  •  (803) 345-2841
4:00pm, Favorite Carols, Children’s Sermon, Holy Communion
10:00pm, Favorite Carols, Holy Communion, Candlelight Service

North Charleston

Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church
3347 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC • (843) 554-1181
6:30pm, Christmas Eve
10:00am, Christmas Day

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