Celebrate the holiday season at local places of worship
By Susan Helton
Many places of worship in the Castle Pines community offer celebrations this holiday season:
Canyons Community Church
4825 Crowfoot Valley Road, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve worship services: December 24 at 2p.m. and 4 p.m.
Castle Oaks Covenant Church
826 Park Street, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve candle lighting service: December 24 at 5 p.m.
Cherry Hills Community Church
3900 Grace Boulevard, Highlands Ranch
Christmas at the Ranch: December 14, 15 at
7 p.m., December 17 at 3:30 and 6 p.m., December 22 at 7 p.m., December 23 at 5 p.m., and December 24 at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Cornerstone Church, SBC
9941 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree
Choir presentation “The Greatest Story Ever Told”: December 16 at 7 p.m., December 17 at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Faith Lutheran Church
303 Ridge Road, Castle Rock
Midweek Advent services: December 6, December 13, December 20 at 6 p.m. (supper) with services at 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve candlelight services: December 24 at 3 p.m. (family), 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Christmas Day service of carols: December 25
at 10 a.m.
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 “The Polar Express”), and 7 p.m. (Communion).
7280 Lagae Road, Castle Pines, CO 80108
Christmas Eve Eve services: December 24 at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and noon.
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 23 at 10 a.m. (3620 Franklin Street, Denver).
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
9009 Clydesdale Road, Castle Rock
Christmas Eve service: December 23 at 5 p.m.
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church
3737 New Hope Way, Castle Rock
“The Longest Night” (subdued service for those who have experienced loss): December 21 at 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve services: December 24 at 10 a.m. (family), 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (carols and candles), and 11 p.m. (candlelight Communion).
Pax Christi Catholic Church
5761 McArthur Ranch Road, Littleton
Advent Masses: December 24 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Christmas Eve Masses: December 24 at 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and midnight
Christmas Day Mass: December 25 at 9 a.m.
Chabad Jewish Center of South Metro Denver
9950 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree
Menorah building workshop: December 10 at 2 p.m. (Home Depot, Lone Tree).
Annual Colorado Chanukah Festival: December 12 at 5:30 p.m. (Family Sports Center, Centennial).
Community menorah lighting celebrations: December 13 at 5:30 p.m. (Phillip S. Miller Park, Castle Rock), December 14 at 5:30 p.m. (O’Brien Park, Parker), December 17 at 3 p.m. (Greenwood Village City Hall) and 5 p.m. (Eastridge Recreation Center, Highlands Ranch).
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. If you have information to share about a local church, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a complete listing of area churches, visit www.castlepinesconnection.com.