Christmas services, programs listed

Enterprise Staff

Following is a listing of Christmas season services and programs from the Park County churches that provided them.

The list, with any new additions that come in, will be published again on Friday, Dec. 22. To submit a listing, email it to

For church locations and contact information, see the church directory.


American, Redeemer and Shields River Lutheran Churches

• Sunday, Dec. 24: Service of Lessons and Carols at American Lutheran, 10 a.m.  (No worship at Redeemer Lutheran or Shields River Lutheran.)

• Festive Christmas Eve Communion and Candlelight Worship — 3 p.m. at Shields, 4:30 p.m. at Redeemer and 6 p.m. at American Lutheran.


Catholic Churches

Following are the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass schedules:

• Sunday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve:

- 4 p.m. – St. William’s (Gardiner)

- 7 p.m. – St. Joseph’s (Big Timber)

- Midnight – St. Mary’s (Livingston)

• Monday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day:

- 9 a.m. – St. Margaret’s (Clyde Park)

- 9 a.m. – St. Mary’s (Livingston)


Emmaus Lutheran Mission

Sunday, Dec. 24: Christmas service at 11:45 a.m.  

Monday, Dec. 25: Celebrating the Nativity of Our Lord, 11 a.m.


Episcopal Churches

• Thursday, Dec. 21: St. Andrew’s will celebrate A Festival of Lessons & Carols at 7 p.m. The service includes Christmas carols for both choir and congregation, and readings from the Bible.

 • Sunday morning, Dec. 24, The Fourth Sunday of Advent

- 8 a.m., The Holy Eucharist at St. John’s

- 10:30 a.m.. The Holy Eucharist at St. Andrew’s

 • Sunday afternoon/evening, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve at Saint Andrew’s:

- 3 p.m., The Holy Eucharist with Children’s Christmas Pageant

- 10:30 p.m., The Holy Eucharist with choir

 • Sunday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve at Saint John’s: 5 p.m., The Holy Eucharist


First Baptist Church

• Sunday, Dec. 17 — Worship service about the shepherds, 10:45 a.m.

• Sunday, Dec. 24: Worship service about Mary and Joseph, 10:45 a.m.; Christmas Eve service about the innkeeper, 6:30 p.m.


Gardiner Community Church

• Thursday, Dec. 21 — Longest Night Service at 7 p.m. at the church.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve Services: 3:30 p.m. at the church and 6:30 p.m. at Yellowstone Park Chapel in Mammoth.


Livingston Church of God

Sunday, Dec. 24, 10:30 a.m.: Christmas worship service


Living Hope Church

 Thursday, Dec. 21: 7 p.m., the Longest Night Christmas Service (see “In Short” for more information)

 Sunday, Dec. 24 — Sunday morning worship at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 4, 5 and 6 p.m.


Mountain Bible Church

Sunday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m.: Candlelight service with various children and adult musical numbers, congregation singing, scripture reading and prayer.


Mount Republic Chapel of Peace (Cooke City)

Sunday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight service on at 7 p.m. Singing of all the favorite Christmas Carols, and an inspiring message about the birth of Christ.


Paradise Valley Community Church

Sunday, Dec. 24: Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m.; Christmas Eve/candlelight service at 5 p.m.


Shields Valley Bible Church

• Saturday, Dec. 16, 1:30 p.m.: Surviving the Holidays — helping those in our community who have lost loved ones. (See “In Short” for more information.)

• Sunday, Dec. 17, 11 a.m.: Christmas program.

• Wednesday, Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. — Awana Clubs Christmas caroling. Meet at the Community Center in Clyde Park.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 5 p.m.: Christmas Eve candlelight service.


St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

 • Saturday, Dec. 16: Christmas For Kids, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children in preschool through fourth grade. A time of crafts, music, lessons, game time and cookie decorating. Lunch will be provided.

• Sunday, Dec. 24: Services are at 10:15 a.m. and 7 p.m.

• Sunday, Dec. 25: Service is at 10:15 am


United Methodist Churches

• Sunday, Dec. 17, 9 a.m.:  Pine Creek service with Pastor Glenn Woodson.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 9 a.m.:  Pine Creek service with scriptures, carols, special readings, coffee

• Sunday, Dec. 17, 5 p.m.:  Shields Valley family fun night service with potluck and Christmas program. Enjoy the fellowship of the season, participate with a song, instrument, poetry, stories, short play, or as part of the congregation/audience.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 7:30 a.m.: Grace Church praise, pastries, carols and candlelight with Pastor Dave Greep.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 9:30 a.m.: Grace service of lessons, carols and candlelight with Pastor Dave Greep.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 11 a.m.:  Holbrook service of lessons, carols and candlelight with Pastor Dave Greep.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 5 p.m.:  Grace “Las Posadas” (fun) family and children’s candlelight service.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.: Pine Creek candlelight service with Pastor Glenn Woodson.

• Sunday, Dec. 24, 8 p.m.:  Holbrook service of carols, communion and candlelight with Pastor Dave Greep.


Valley Shepherd Church of the Nazarene

Valley Shepherd Church of the Nazarene is currently meeting at Holbrook United Methodist Church, corner of W. Lewis and Fifth streets in Livingston.

• Sunday, Dec. 17: Third Sunday of Advent —10 a.m., coffee fellowship; 10:30 a.m., worship service.

• Friday, Dec. 22: Celebrating Christmas with a Come As You Are Christmas Concert with music by John Spencer.  There will be gifts for children and “The Life Book” for teens, with hot chocolate, treats at 6:30 p.m., and music at 7 p.m. (For more on the Spencer concert, see “In Short”).

• Sunday, Dec. 24: Fourth Sunday of Advent — 10 a.m., coffee fellowship, 10:30 a.m., worship service.


Yellowstone Park Chapel at Mammoth

• Sunday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve Service at 6:30 p.m.