Christmas Services

Services are listed by parish, alphabetically by city. Click on the church name for address.

Cathedral of All Saints, Albany

Sunday, Dec. 23
3:00 p.m. Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Family Eucharist
11:00 p.m. Midnight Mass
Christmas Day
9:00 a.m. Eucharist


St. Andrew’s, Albany

Christmas Eve
4:30 p.m. Family Eucharist and Pageant
9 p.m. Carols, followed by Holy Eucharist
Christmas Day
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist


St. Francis Mission, Albany

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Service

St. Peter’s, Albany

Christmas Eve 
4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Family Service with Creche
10:00pm Christmas Eve Choral Holy Communion Service
(with choral Prelude beginning at 9:30pm)
Christmas Day 
9:00 a.m. Christmas Day Holy Communion Service

St. Anne’s, Amsterdam

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.


St. Paul’s, Brant Lake

Christmas Eve
11 p.m. Service


Calvary Church, Burnt Hills

Christmas Eve
4:00  p.m.  Holy Eucharist  Perfect for families so, invite a friend!
9:30 p.m.  Holy Eucharist  A gently joyful service with a touch of evening solemnity to welcome the Christ-child
Christmas Day
10:00 a.m.  The Christ Mass

Church of the Holy Name, Boyntonville

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Service


Church of the Good Shepherd, Canajoharie

Christmas Eve
6:00 p.m. service


Christ & St. John’s, Champlain

Christmas Eve
7 p.m. Service
Christmas Day
11 a.m. Service

Church of the Good Shepherd, Chestertown

Christmas Day
10:00 a.m. Service


St. Luke’s, Cambridge

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Christmas Pageant
Christmas Day
10am Service


St. George’s, Clifton Park

Christmas Eve
4:30 p.m. Family Service (Children’s Pageant) And Holy Communion
7:30 p.m. Holy Communion with Carols
10:00 p.m. Service of Christmas Carols
10:30 p.m. Solemn Eucharist (Incense) with Choir, Organ, and Brass
Christmas Day
10:30 am Holy Communion with Carols


Zion Church, Colton

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Service


Christ Church, Coxsackie

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Service


St. John’s, Delhi

Christmas Eve
7 p.m. Service
Christmas Day
9 a.m. Service


St. Stephen’s, Delmar

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Family Service with Holy Eucharist
8:00 p.m. Traditional Christmas Service with Holy Eucharist Rite II. Carol Service begins at 7:30 p.m.Christmas Day
9:30 a.m. One Service of Holy Eucharist Rite I

St. John’s, Essex

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Service
Christmas Day
10:00 a.m. Service


Christ Church, Gilbertsville

Christmas Eve
8 p.m. Holy Eucharist at – Christmas Carols begin at 7:45 p.m.
Christmas Day
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist

Trinity Church, Gouverneur

Christmas Eve
7 p.m. Service


Trinity Church, Granville

Christmas Eve
6:00 p.m. Service
Christmas Day
10:00 p.m. Service


Christ Church, Greenville

Christmas Eve
9:00 p.m. Choral Eucharist
Christmas Day
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist

St. Paul’s, Greenwich

Christmas Eve
7 p.m. Holy Eucharist


St. Peter’s, Hobart

Christmas Eve
4 p.m. Service


Christ Church, Hudson

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Family service
11:00 p.m. Midnight Mass with choral music from 10:30 p.m. to 11  p.m.
Christmas Day
9 a.m. Service no music

St. Augustine’s, Ilion

Christmas Eve  
7:00 p.m   The Christ-Mass
Christmas Day  
9:30 a.m.   The Christ-Mass

St. John’s, Johnstown

December 20
7:00 p.m. Blue Christmas Service at Johnstown Presbyterian Church
December 23
8 & 10 a.m. – Holy Eucharist with Children’s Pageant at 10am Service at New Covenant Fellowship Hall (next door to 1 Church Street)
Christmas Eve
10:30 p.m. Concert & 11 p.m. Candlelight Service at Presbyterian Church
Christmas Day
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist at One Church Street


St. Paul’s, Kinderhook

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.mMass with blessing of the crèche.
Children are invited to process and help carry crèche figures.
10:00 p.m. Carols in the church followed by Midnight Mass (“the Shepherds’ Mass”), with candlelight singing of Silent Night.
Christmas Day
9:00 a.m. Quiet, meditative Mass in Saint Benedict’s Chapel


St James’, Lake George

Christmas Eve
4:30 p.m. Family Worship
11:00 p.m. Candlelight Mass


St. Hubert’s, Lake Pleasant

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. The Holy Eucharist


Trinity Church, Lansingburgh

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Christmas Festiva Family Service with Holy Communion
10:10 p.m. Carol Singing
10:30 p.m. Christmas Festival Service


Church of Our Savior, Lebanon Springs

Christmas Eve
7:30 p.m. Service


St. John’s, Massena

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Eucharist


St. Luke’s on the Hill, Mechanicville

Christmas Eve
4:00 and 9:00 p.m. Services
Christmas Day
9 a.m.Service


St. Phillip’s, Norwood

Christmas Eve
5 p.m. Lessons and Carols with a Covered-dish Supper following

St, John’s, Ogdensberg

Christmas Eve
6:00 p.m. Caroling in Nave
7:00 p.m. Choral Eucharist
Christmas Day
11 a.m. “Said” Eucharist


St. James’, Oneonta

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Eucharist with music
10:30 p.m. Festival of Carols
11:00 p.m. Festive Eucharist with music, and incense


Trinity Church, Potsdam

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist with Pageant, followed by covered dish supper
9:00 p.m. Christmas Music leading into
9:00 p.m. Christmas Holy Eucharist Candlelight Service
Christmas Day
10:00 a.m. Christmas Day  Holy Eucharist

All Saints, Round Lake

Christmas Eve
7:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist and Carols
Christmas Day
11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

Church of St. Luke the Beloved Physician, Saranac Lake

Christmas Eve
Services at 5:00 p.m and 11:00 p.m.
Christmas Day
Service at 10:00 a.m.

Bethesda, Saratoga Springs

Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Family Eucharist
10:00 p.m. Music of the Nativity for Choir, Organ, and Orchestra
10:30 p.m. Solemn Eucharist with the Great Procession
Christmas Day
8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Hymns

Christ Church, Schenectady

Christmas Eve
7:00 p.m. Service
December 29th
10:30am Christmas Festival of Lessons & Carols


St. George’s, Schenectady

Christmas Eve
3 p.m. Rite II Eucharist with Christmas Pageant
10 p.m. Solemn Mass followed by Reception in the Great Hall
Christmas Day
11 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I


St. Paul’s, Schenectady

Christmas Eve
7 p.m.  Holy Mass and Family service with children’s pageant
10:30 p.m.  Singing of Christmas carols
11 p.m.  Solemn Holy Mass of Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
10 a.m. Solemn Holy Mass of Christmas Day

St. Stephen’s, Schuylerville

Christmas Eve
10 a.m. memorial service
6 p.m. Christmas Service


St. Andrew’s, Schroon Lake

Christmas Eve
3 p.m. Service

St. Andrew’s, Scotia

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. 
Holy Eucharist Children’s Service
9:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite 2
Christmas Day
10:00 a.m. 
Holy Eucharist Rite 2

St. Paul’s, Troy

Christmas Eve
5:00 p.m. Reading Twas the Night Before Christmas
5:05 p.m. Lessons and Carols
5:30 p.m. Festal Choral Eucharist

Christmas Day
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist


St. Paul’s, Waddington

Christmas Eve
7:00 p.m. Service


Grace Church, Waterford

Christmas Eve
7:00 p.m. and 10 p.m. Services
Christmas Day
9:30 a.m. Service


Trinity Church, Whitehall

Christmas Eve
9 p.m. Service


Trinity Church, Watervliet

Christmas Eve 2018
6:00 p.m. Carols
6:30 p.m. Mass of Christmas


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