St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church continues to place this nativity out on Christmas Eve. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church continues to place this nativity out on Christmas Eve. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Special Christmas, Christmas Eve services set in Sequim

Many churches and worship centers host special events and services for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Some churches/ centers may not be listed due to availability. Please check with them for service times.

Sequim Center for Spiritual Living

The Sequim Center for Spiritual Living, in Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E. Washington St., hosts its Annual Community Christmas Candlelighting Service at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22.

Organizers say they’ll enjoy traditional Christmas music, light candles and fellowship over home-baked goodies.

Seventh-day Adventist Church of Sequim

Seventh-day Adventist Church of Sequim, 30 Sanford Lane, hosts its Christmas program and worship service at 10:50 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23.

King’s Way Foursquare

King’s Way Foursquare Church, 1023 Kitchen-Dick Road, invites the community to the church’s 20th-annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Service, set for Dec. 24 at 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Calvary Chapel Sequim

The congregation for Calvary Chapel Sequim, 90 Boyce Road, gathers at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 24, to split into two groups — caroling at a retirement home and doing yard work for in-need neighbors. At 9 p.m. the church hosts a candlelight service.

Cornerstone Baptist Temple

Cornerstone Baptist Temple, 44 Joslin Road, hosts two morning services at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, and a children’s play with a reception at 7 p.m. that night.

Sequim Bible Church

Sequim Bible Church, 847 N. Sequim Ave., hosts its combined Christmas service at 10 a.m. on Christmas Eve with hot cider, coffee and cinnamon rolls available prior at 9:30 a.m. That evening, the church hosts a candlelight service at 6 p.m.

Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church

Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave., hosts two services on Christmas Eve at 10 a.m. and a candlelight service at 7 p.m.

Sequim Community Church

On Christmas Eve, Sequim Community Church, 950 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a 10 a.m. Sunday morning worship service with communion in the fellowship center. A family-friendly service begins at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship center followed by a candlelight service with communion at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Sequim Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Sequim Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 815 W. Washington St., hosts a joint service for its wards at 10 a.m. featuring music and the spoken Word.

Sequim Valley Nazarene

A regular 11 a.m. service is set at Sequim Valley Nazarene, 481 Carlsborg Road, on Sunday morning, Dec. 24, followed by a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m.

Eastern Hills Community Church

Eastern Hills Community Church, 91 Savannah Lane in Carlsborg, hosts one service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.

Trinity United Methodist Church

A Christmas Eve candle-lighting service with a Victorian theme will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave. A “town crier” will welcome those attending. The Trinity Singers choir and bell choir will perform, and the congregation will sing carols. Pastor Bill Green’s message, “Redemption Is Possible.” Children will receive a treat bag and LED candle. The service will conclude with the lighting of individual candles and the singing of “Silent Night.” At the 10 a.m. service on Dec. 24, the sermon title is, “The Hope of Christmas Future.”

Sequim Worship Center

Enjoy an evening of worship with a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service from 5-6 p.m. at Sequim Worship Center, 640 N. Sequim Ave. A morning worship service begins at 10:45 a.m. too.

Dungeness Community Church

Normally offering two Sunday morning services, Dungeness Community Church, 45 Eberle Lane, hosts one morning service at 10 a.m. and a 6 p.m. service on Christmas Eve; both with be candlelight services. The nursery will be available for both services but Sunday School classes are canceled.

First Baptist Church of Sequim

First Baptist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, hosts a morning service with communion at 10:45 a.m. on Christmas Eve and a candlelight service at 6 p.m.

Faith Baptist Church

Faith Baptist Church, 7652 Old Olympic Highway, hosts an 11 a.m. Christmas Eve morning service and a 5 p.m. evening service.

Olympic View Church of God

Olympic View Church of God, 503 N. Brown Road, hosts one service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Christmas Eve.

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 121 E. Maple St., hosts Mass at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve and at 9 a.m. on Monday, Christmas Day.

Sequim Valley Foursquare

Sequim Valley Foursquare hosts a special outdoor candlelight caroling and devotion event at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve at the corner of Washington Street and Sequim Avenue. At 7 p.m. they’ll host a service at the church, 9090 Old Olympic Highway.

Faith Lutheran Church

Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., hosts two candlelight services on Christmas Eve at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. with no morning services. On Christmas day, holy communion is held at 10:30 a.m.

Newlife Church

Newlife Church celebrates “Outrageous Christmas: 25 Days of Outrageous Kindness” with a Christmas Eve service from 6-8 p.m. at Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Road. The event is free; register and save a seat at

Olympic Bible Fellowship

Celebrate the season with a Candlelight Christmas Eve Communion Service at Olympic Bible Fellowship, 414 N. Sequim Ave., starting at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 24. Featured is a special program from the fellowship’s youth. A morning service is held earlier in the day at 10 a.m. too.

Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Attendees to Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road, Agnew., meet at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve to remember the history and the story that says, “hope was born this night in the form of a baby named Jesus.” The community is invited to join the fellowship for a celebration of the Christmas gift.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m. with a Christmas carol sing-along prior at 6:45 p.m. On Christmas Day, Dec. 25, a morning service is held at 10 a.m.

‘Greatest Gift’ at The Fifth Avenue

The Fifth Avenue welcomes Pastor Julia McKenna-Blessing with a Christmas message of “The Greatest Gift” for a candlelight service on Sunday, Dec. 24, beginning at 3 p.m.

Sequim Worship Center continues to host the nativity scene in Christmas lights on the front of its church along Sequim Avenue. Submitted photo

Sequim Worship Center continues to host the nativity scene in Christmas lights on the front of its church along Sequim Avenue. Submitted photo

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