ADVENT Services

Advent Services

Searching for a church this Christmas season? 

 

Large, small, formal, informal, traditional, contemporary, conservative or progressive!

Find a church that fits and celebrate the birth of Christ in one of the 51 Presbyterian Churches/ministries within New Castle Presbytery.

“For unto you is born … a Savior,which is Christ the Lord.” ~ Luke 2:11

 

BEAVER DAM
BUCKINGHAM
CALVARY
345 Makemie Rd
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
410-957-2383/email
Beaver Dam Facebook
20 S Main St
Berlin, MD 21811
302-994-4044/email
buckinghampcusa.org
701 S Maryland Ave
Wilmington, DE 19804
302-994-4044/email
calvarypcusa.org
Beaver Dam Services:
Buckingham Services:Calvary Services:
Christmas Eve, 7pm
CHESAPEAKE CITY (First Presbyterian)
CHESTERTOWN (Presbyterian Church of)
CHRISTIANA
351 Biddle St
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
410-885-3418/email
905 Gateway Dr
Chestertown, MD 21620
410-778-6057/email
presbyterianchestertown.org
PCOC Facebook
15 N Old Baltimore Pike
Christiana, DE 19702
302-368-0515/email
christianapresbyterianchurchde.org
Chesapeake City Services:Chestertown Services:
Christmas Eve:
7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service with choir
11:00 pm Candlelight Service with choir
Christiana services:
CHURCH OF THE COVENANT (Presbyterian Church of)CHURCH ON MAIN
COMMUNITY
503 Duncan Rd
Wilmington, DE 19809
302-764-9007/email
pcocps.org
PCOC Facebook
44 W. Main Street
Middletown, DE 19709
ChurchOnMainDE.org
519 Rogers Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
302-652-0129/email
communitypresbychurch.org
PCOC Services:
Candlelight Advent Vespers, 12/9, 7:00 pm
Women of Covenant's Candlelight Communion, 12/13, 7:00 pm
Christmas Eve, 8:45 pm Musical Prelude followed by 9:00 pm Candlelight Communion Service
Church on Main Services:
Christmas Eve, 9:00 pm Lessons and Carols Service
Community Services:
Christmas Eve Service, 12/23, 11:00 am
COOLSPRING
CONCORD
DELAWARE CITY (First Presbyterian Church of)
28843 Log Cabin Rd
Lewes, DE 19958
302-703-2545/email
1800 Fairfax Boulevard
Wilmington, DE 19803-3199
302-654-9652/email
concordpc.org
138 Jefferson St
P. O. Box 4105
Delaware City, DE 19706
302-834-3043/email
delcitypres.org

Coolspring Services:
Christmas Eve, 5:30 pm Candlelight Service
Concord Services:
Christmas Eve:
5:00pm Family Service w/ Christmas pageant
10:00pm Candlelight Service w/ communion & special music
First-Delaware City Services:
DOVER (Presbyterian Church of)
EASTON
ELKTON
54 S State St
Dover, DE 19901
302-734-3313/email
doverpresbyterian.org
Dover Presbyterian Facebook
617 N Washington St
Easton, MD
410-822-3324/email
pceaston.com
209 E Main St
Elkton, MD 21921
410-398-4636/email
elkpreschurch.com
Dover Services:
Mid-Day Advent Services each Wednesday (12/5, 12/12 and 12/19) from 12-12:30 pm
Christmas Eve:
5:00 pm Family Service, including Communion
9:00 pm Candlelight Service with pre-service music at 8:45 pm
Easton Services:
Advent Bible Study and Taize Services 12/5, 12/12 and 12/19 (see church website for more details)
Christmas Eve, 7:00 pm Candlelight Communion Service
Elkton Services:
ELSMERE
FAITH CHAPEL
FIRST & CENTRAL
606 New Rd
Wilmington, DE 19805
302-998-6365/email
elsmerepres.org
8006 Ironshire Station Road
Berlin, MD 21811-0248
410-641-3080/email
Faith Chapel website
1101 N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-654-5371/email
FirstandCentral.org
Elsmere Services:
Christmas Eve -
6:30 pm Cookie & Cocoa reception (comfy attire/pajamas are encouraged)
7:00 pm Service, "Where Love is, God is", a family Christmas story as told by the youth of Elsmere PC
Faith Chapel Services:
Christmas Service, Sunday, 12/23, 9:30 am
First & Central Services:
Labyrinth Walk, 12/19, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Christmas Eve:
4:00 pm Family Service
8:30 pm Festive Christmas Music
9:00 pm Candlelight Communion
FRANKFORD
GEORGETOWN
GREEN HILL
Main @ Thatcher Street
Frankford, DE 19945
302-732-6774 email
203 N. Bedford St
Georgetown, DE 19947
302-856-6842/email
georgetownpres.com
3112 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
302-652-5065/email
greenhillpres.org
Frankford Services:
Christmas Eve, 3:00 pm Service with Holy Communion (come as you are!)
Georgetown services:
Christmas Eve:
7:00pm Will include our children
11:00 pm Service will include the Lord’s Supper and meditative. Both services will include Congregational Candle Lighting and a guest soloist. Special Note: We placed an order for a gentle snow fall to occur at the end of each service
Green Hill Services:
Christmas Eve, 6:00 pm Service with Communion
HANOVER STREET
HEAD OF CHRISTIANA
LIMESTONE
1801 N Jefferson St
Wilmington, DE 19802
302-658-5114/email
hanoverchurch.org
1100 Church Rd
Newark, DE 19711
302-731-4169/email
hocpc.org
3201 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
302-994-5646/email
limestonepresbyterian.org
Hanover services:
Christmas Eve:
6:30 pm Musical Prelude
7:00 pm Service
Head of Christiana services:
Christmas Eve, 7:30 pm Candlelight Service
Limestone Services:
Blue Christmas, 12/12, 7:00 pm
Children's Christmas Pageant, 12/23, 11:00 am
Christmas Eve:
4:30 pm "Family Friendly" Service
8:00 pm Traditional Service
LOWER BRANDYWINE
MAKEMIE
MANOKIN
101 Old Kennett Rd
Wilmington, DE 19807
302-658-2326/email
lowerbrandywine.org
115 Franklin St
Snow Hill, MD 21863
410-632-1698/email
makemie.com
11892 N Somerset Ave
Princess Anne, MD 21853
410-651-0763/email
manokinpresbyterianchurch.org
Lower Brandywine services:
Lighting of the Joy Candle Worship, 12/16, 10:00 am with Sr. Choir Christmas Cantata
Christmas Eve, 5:00 pm Service of Lessons & Carols
Makemie Services:
Normal Sunday service with no scheduled Christmas Eve service
Manokin Services:
MILFORD (First Presbyterian Church)
NEWARK (First Presbyterian Church)
NEW CASTLE
101 S Walnut St
Milford, DE 19963
302-422-5701/email
fpcmilford.org
292 W Main St
Newark, DE 19711
302-731-5644/email
firstpresnewark.org
25 E 2nd St
New Castle, DE 19720
302-328-3279/email
newcastlepreschurch.org
First-Milford Services:
Christmas Eve, 7:00 pm Candlelight Service with Communion by Intinction
First-Newark Services:
12/02, 2:00p - Blue Christmas "Bringing the Light into the Darkness"
Christmas Eve:
6:00 pm Family Service
10:00 pm Candlelight/Communion Service

New Castle Services:
Christmas Eve:
5:30 pm Family Service
7:30 p.m. Traditional Service
NEW COVENANT
OCEAN CITY (First Presbyterian)
OCEAN VIEW
1131 Jamison Corner Rd
Middletown, DE 19709
302-378-4446/email
newcov-church.org
1301 Philadelphia Ave
Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-9340/email
oceancitypresbyterian.com
67 Central Ave
Ocean View, DE 19970
302-539-3455/email
ovpc.org
New Covenant Services:
Christmas Eve, 6:00 pm, Candlelight Service & Christmas Pageant
First-Ocean City Services:
Christmas Eve, 7:00 pm Candlelight Service and Carols (nursery is provided)
Ocean View Services:
OLIVET
PERRYVILLE
PITTS CREEK
2303 Glasgow Avenue
Newark, DE 19702
302-345-4950/email
Olivet Facebook
710 Broad Street Perryville, MD 21903208 Market St
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
410-957-2383/email
Pitts Creek Facebook
Olivet Services:
Christmas Eve, 7:00 pm
Christmas Day, 10:00 am
Perryville Services:
Christmas Eve, 8:00 pm with refreshments following service
Pitts Creek Services:
PORT DEPOSIT
PORT PENN
RED CLAY CREEK
44 S Main St
Port Deposit, MD 21904
410-378-4924/email
Port [email protected]
8 E Market St
Port Penn, DE 19731
302-834-2272/email
pcusa.org/congregations/369
500 McKennan's Church Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
302-998-0434/email
rccpc.org
Port Deposit Services:Port Penn Services:Red Clay Creek Services:
Christmas Eve:
5:00 pm Child-Friendly Service includes Christmas Pageant
8:00 pm Candlelight Service with special music and nursery provided
11:00 pm Candlelight Service with special music and communion
REHOBOTH (MD)
REHOBOTH OF MIDWAY (DE)
RIVERFRONT
5757 Coventry Parish Rd
Westover, MD 21871
410-921-9463/email
rehobothpresbyterian.com
19075 Coastal Hwy
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-644-2488/email
pcusa.org/congregations/355
River Front Church
Rehoboth (MD) Services:
Christmas Eve, 5:00 Candlelight and Communion Service
Rehoboth of Midway Services:Riverfront Services:
ROCK
ST. ANDREWS
SEAFORD

30 Rock Church Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
410-398-3470/email
rockpres.org
200 Marrows Rd
Newark, DE 19713
302-738-4331/email
standrewsnewark.org
701 Bridgeville Rd
Seaford, DE 19973
302-629-9077/email
seafordpres.org
Rock Services:
Christmas Eve, 11:00 pm with Communion
St. Andrews Services:
Christmas Eve:
7:00 pm
11:00 pm with Communion
Seaford Services:
SMYRNA
TRINITY
WEST NOTTINGHAM
118 W Commerce St
Smyrna, DE 19977
302-653-8000/email
First Pres Smyrna Facebook
1120 Darley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
302-475-5495/email
trinitypresby.org
Trinity Facebook
1195 Firetower Rd
Colora, MD 21917
410-658-6366/email
westnottinghampc.com
First Presbyterian Church-Smyrna services:
Christmas Eve:
7:00 pm Candlelight Service with Lessons & Carols
11:00 pm Candlelight Communion Service
Trinity Services:
Service of Hope and Light, 12/2, 3:00 pm
Service of Lessons and Carols, 12/23, 9:30 am
Christmas Eve:
5:00 pm Children's Service
7:00 pm Candlelight Service
10:00 pm Candlelight Service
West Nottingham Services:
Children's Christmas Program, 12/16, 10:00 am
Christmas Eve, 6:30 pm Candlelight Service
WESTMINSTER-REHOBOTH
WESTMINSTER-WILMINGTON
WICOMICO
301 King Charles Ave
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
302-227-2109/email
westminster-presbyterian.com
1502 W 13th St
Wilmington, DE 19806
302-654-5214/email
wpc.org
129 Broad Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
410-749-5792/email
wicomicopresbyterian.org
Westminster Rehoboth Services:
Christmas Eve:
5:00 pm Lessons and Carols (with children participation and dress up). Families invited!
8:00 pm Candlelight service with Communion.
Westminster Services:
Christmas Eve:
4:00 and 5:30 pm Families with Young Children services with informal lively services of the story of Jesus' birth. Child Care is available
8:00 and 10:00 pm Candlelight Communion Services
Wicomico Services:
Christmas Eve:
6:30 pm Prelude by Handbell Choir
7:00 pm Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols