La Jolla churches announce Christmas services, programs

Pictured is Mary Star of the Sea Church in La Jolla, 2010, with its altar dressed for the Christmas services.

All Hallows Catholic Community

6602 La Jolla Scenic Drive South

Phone: (858) 459-2975

Web: allhallows.com

Christmas Services: Confessions 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21; Masses with children’s choir and living crèche 4 p.m. (church) 4 p.m. (hall) Dec. 24 and 6 p.m. carols; 6:30 p.m. (adult choir); 10:30 p.m. (cantor, soloists, instruments). Dec. 25 at 9 a.m. (adult choir); 11 a.m. (cantor and organ). Feast of the Holy Family: Blessing of families at each Mass, 8 and 9:30 a.m. Dec. 26.

New Year’s Services: 5:30 p.m Dec. 31; 9 a.m. Jan. 1.

Congregational Church of La Jolla Light

1216 Cave Street

Phone: (858) 459-5045

Web: Lajollaucc.org

Children’s Service: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 19

Christmas Service: 6 p.m. (Families); 9 p.m. (Communion and Candlelight) Dec. 24

La Jolla Christian Fellowship

627 Genter Street

Phone: (858) 454-9636

Web: lajollachristianfellowship.org

Christmas Services: “The Christmas Story” in drama and music, 10 a.m. Dec. 19, complimentary brunch.

La Jolla Community Church

4377 Eastgate Mall

Phone: (858) 558-9020

Web: ljcommunitychurch.org

Christmas Services: 4, 5:30 and 11 p.m. Dec. 24; 10 a.m. Dec. 26

La Jolla Lutheran Church

7111 La Jolla Blvd.

(858) 454-6459

Web: LaJollaLutheran.com

Christmas Services: 6 p.m. Dec. 24; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 26.

La Jolla Presbyterian Church

7715 Draper Ave.

Phone: (858) 454-0713

Web: ljpc.org

Christmas Services: 4 p.m. Dec. 24 (Family); 9 and 11 p.m. (Candlelight)

Special Programs: Salvation Army Clothing Drive for needy men, women and children – now through New Years Day.

La Jolla United Methodist Church

6063 La Jolla Boulevard

Phone: (858) 454-7108

Web: lajollaunitedmethodist.org

Christmas Services: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 24, Family Candlelight Christmas Eve, children are welcome to participate in the "unrehearsed" live Nativity tableau. Costumes and props provided.

Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church

7669 Girard Ave.

Phone: (858) 454-2631

Web: marystarlajolla.org

Christmas Services: Masses at 4, 6:30 (Spanish), 8, 9:30 and 10 p.m. Dec. 24; Masses 8 and 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 25

Mount Soledad Presbyterian

6551 Soledad Mountain

Phone: (858) 459-3865

Web: mountsoledad.org

Christmas Services: 5-6 p.m. Dec. 24

St. James-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church

743 Prospect St.

Phone: (858) 459-3421

Web: stjamesbythesea.org

Christmas Services: 3 p.m. Dec. 24 (Family); 5 and 8 p.m. (choir with strings and harp). 9 a.m. Dec. 26; Requiem Service noon, Dec. 31

Torrey Pines Christian Churc

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8320 La Jolla Scenic Drive N.

Phone: (858) 453-3550

Web: torreypineschurch.org

Services: 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24

Special program: Third annual Care House Kids Christmas Party 6 p.m. Dec. 18, for homeless teens in Hashinger Hall. Need volunteers to help prepare meals and sign up to bring side dishes. Also gifts for the kids can be dropped off at church office (prior to Dec. 18) or brought to the party. (858) 546-1753.

—Compiled by student intern Diana Polyak

   
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