Christmas at National

On December 24, we will celebrate an event from 2,000 years ago that changed history. The God of the universe entered our lives—as one of us—through the birth of Jesus. 


This Christmas and Advent season, we invite you to experience a sense of awe and wonder at the incarnation of Jesus and to re-center your life on the God who centered his life on us when he came to us that first Christmas. 


Christmas Eve Worship: 5:00, 8:00, 10:00 p.m.

Join us Christmas Eve, December 24

5:00 p.m. // Family Nativity Worship

Kids, teens, and adults bring the Bible’s nativity story to life in this music-filled narrated reenactment. Families of all ages are invited! Childcare is also available for infants through age 4. 

8:00 p.m. // Candlelight and Communion Worship

This beautiful evening candlelight service reverently ushers in Jesus’ birth. 

10:00 p.m. // Candlelight and Carols Worship

A carol-filled worship service joyfully celebrates the birth of our Lord. 

Events this Advent

Advent Family Night

Sunday, December 1, 4:30–6 p.m., Chapel and Stone Hall

Join us for family worship, Christmas crafts, and a pasta dinner (not turkey leftovers!) to celebrate the start of the Advent season with your family. Cost is $7/person.

Advent Vespers Worship

Wednesday, December 4, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Come sing Advent and Christmas carols, receive Communion, and be inspired by our choir at Advent Vespers worship. Please consider making this service a part of your spiritual preparation for Christmas as the busyness of the season picks up steam.

Handel’s “Messiah” Concert

Sunday, December 8, 6:00 p.m.

Make plans to bring your family and friends to NPC Festival Choir, Soloists & Orchestra’s performance of Handel’s beloved masterpiece. No tickets are required; an offering will be received. Childcare (age 4 and under) available with RSVP.


Mission Gifts for Christmas

Sundays, December 8 & 15, Stone Hall

The seasonal emphasis on gratitude reminds us that God has given us gifts in abundance. Mission Gifts for Christmas provides an opportunity to give to organizations serving those in need in honor of a friend, family member, teacher, or coworker. Visit the market or shop online!

Special Music Sunday

Sunday, December 15

Special music in the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary services, and a candlelight creche in the Jones Hall 11 a.m. service.

The Christmas Story for Children of All Ages

Sunday, December 22, 9:00 & 11:00 a.m.

The Christmas story told for the young and the young at heart. 


Christmastide Worship

Sunday, December 29, 11:00 a.m.

ONE service at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. 


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We invite you to pcelebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve at 5:00, 8:00, and 10:00 p.m.