Christmas Eve and Christmas worship services in Greater Morristown for 2013

Baby Jesus joins the Holy Family, with a little assist by the Angel Gabriel. Sharon Sheridan photo

Baby Jesus joins the Holy Family, with a little assist by the Angel Gabriel. Sharon Sheridan photo


Here is a listing of worship services around Greater Morristown for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2013.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will have candlelight services on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, starting with a Festive Prelude with Choir and Carols at 4:30 pm followed by the Eucharist of the Nativity at 5 pm. The adult, girls and boys choirs will sing. The same routine will repeat with a Festive Prelude at 10 pm followed by a service at 10:30 pm.  The choirs will sing works by Malcolm, Mathias and Rutter. Holy Communion will be celebrated on Christmas Day, Wednesday, at 10 am. St. Peter’s is at the corner of South Street and Miller Road in Morristown. Call 973-538-0555 for more.

There are a variety of ways to celebrate the holidays with The Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Christmas Eve Candlelight Services  begin at 4 pm (family service), 7 pm, and 11 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 24. Organ and Bell preludes begin half an hour before each service, with the Ringing in of Christmas at midnight. Christmas Day services begin at 11 am in the chapel. The Presbyterian Church is at 57 Park Place, Morristown; call 873-538-1776 for more information.

Morristown United Methodist Church celebrates Christmas Eve with two services on Tuesday, Dec. 24. Family service begins at 5 pm, followed by a Scripture and Candlelight service at 7:30 pm. At 50 S. Park Place, Morristown; please call 973-539-2132 for more information.

Church of the Assumption begins Christmas Eve with three Vigil Masses at 5:30, 7:30 and 10 pm. Bring the kids over at 3 pm for Christmas Eve story time followed by a Children’s Mass at 4 pm. On Christmas Day, Mass will be celebrated at 7 am, 8:30 am, 10 am, and 12:15 pm. At 91 Maple Ave, Morristown; call 973-539-2141 for more information.

Morristown’s Episcopal Church of the Redeemer  will hold a Christmas Eve service at 8 pm, and a 9 am service on Christmas Day, at 36 South St. Call 973-539-0703 for more information.

St. Margaret’s Queen of Scotland Roman Catholic Church will have Masses on Christmas Eve at 8 am, 5 pm and 8 pm. Christmas Day Masses are scheduled for 7:30 am, 10 am and noon. The church is at 6 Sussex Ave. in Morristown. Call 973-538-0874 for more.

The Presbyterian Church of Morris Plains has services at 4 pm (family and children’s worship), 8 pm (lessons and carols) and 11 pm (candlelight worship and Communion)on Christmas Eve. At 400 Speedwell Ave. Call 973-539-3481 for more.

St. Mark Lutheran Church plans a 5 pm candlelight service and Holy Communion on Christmas Eve. The church is at 100 Harter Road in Morris Township. Call 973-538-3939 for more.

St. Virgil’s Parish in Morris Plains has scheduled Christmas Eve vigil Masses for 4 pm (children’s Mass), 6 pm and 11 pm (with a music prelude at 10 pm). Christmas Day Masses are set for 8 am, 10 am and noon. At 250 Speedwell Ave. Call 973 538-1418 for more.


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