Location Lake Avenue Church
393 N. Lake Ave.
Events at Lake Avenue Church
A Christmas Eve family service features the Worship Band, children’s ensembles, instrumentalists and a Christmas message by Senior Pastor Greg Waybright, concluding with a candle lighting ceremony, starting at 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Services feature Christmas carols led by the church choir, orchestra and soloists, with church members reading lessons of Christmas in scripture, and a sermon by Senior Pastor Greg Waybright, at 9 and 11 p.m.
Test your musical skill singing along with Handel's "Messiah," one of the best known choral works, celebrating the joy of advent season. Featured soloists include Jane Thorngren, soprano, Diane Harmel, alto, John Secrest, tenor and David Kress, bass. Childcare is available for children birth through three years old. For information, call or email Dorothy Wurtemburg, firstname.lastname@example.org, (626) 817-4832.
Families are invited to join the church posada, a short, processional re-enactment of Joseph and Mary’s search for lodging preceding the birth of Jesus, followed by a dinner of homemade Mexican food, a piñata, caroling, crafts and children’s activities, starting at 5:30 p.m., free and open to the public.