Area places of worship celebrate the season
By Susan Helton
Chabad Jewish Center of South Metro Denver
9950 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree
Chanukah Festival: December 2 at 3 p.m. (Family Sports Center and Lollipop Park, Centennial).
Community Chanukah lighting celebrations: December 3 at 5:30 p.m. (O’Brien Park, Parker),
December 4 at 5:30 p.m. (Eastridge Recreation Center, Highlands Ranch),
December 9 at 4:00 p.m. (Greenwood Village City Hall).
Canyons Community Church
4825 N. Crowfoot Valley Road, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Castle Oaks Covenant Church
826 Park Street, Castle Rock
Children’s Christmas Pageant: December 16 at 9:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Longest Night service: December 21 at 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve candlelight services: December 24 at 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cherry Hills Community Church
3900 Grace Boulevard, Highlands Ranch
Christmas at the Ranch: December 14 at 7:00 p.m.
December 16 at 4:30 p.m.
December 20 at 7:00 p.m.
December 21 at 7:00 p.m.
December 23 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
December 24 at 2:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Cornerstone Church, SBC
9941 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 3 p.m. (childcare available) and 5 p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church
303 Ridge Road, Castle Rock
Mid-week Advent services: December 5, December 12, December 19 at 6 p.m. (soup supper) with services at 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve candlelight services: December 24 at 3 p.m. (family), 5 p.m. (blended, childcare available) and 7 p.m. (traditional, childcare available).
First United Methodist Church of Castle Rock
1200 South Street, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve candlelight services: December 24 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. (family), and 7 p.m. (traditional).
311 Castle Pines Parkway, Castle Pines
Christmas Eve services: December 23 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
God’s Grace Community Church
Meets at Rock Canyon High School
5810 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch
Open Door Youth Gang Alternatives Christmas Party for Inner City Kids: December 22 at 10 a.m. (3620 Franklin Street, Denver).
Christmas Eve services (nursery care provided): December 24 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
9009 Clydesdale Road, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve Eve services: December 23 at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 2:00 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church
3737 New Hope Way, Castle Rock
Longest Night service (remembrance service for those who have experienced loss): December 21 at 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 4 p.m. (family), 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (“carols and candles”), and 11 p.m. (candlelight).
Pax Christi Catholic Church
5761 McArthur Ranch Road, Littleton
Christmas Eve Masses: December 24 at 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and midnight.
Christmas Day Mass: December 25 at 9 a.m.
The Rock Church
4881 Cherokee Drive, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve services with orchestral Christmas hymns and candle lighting: December 24 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
These congregations were included because of their location in, or proximity to, the Castle Pines community or because they have contacted The Castle Pines Connection. To share a story about an area church, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete listing of area churches, visit www.castlepinesconnection.com.