Candlelight Christmas Eve Worship

Share the gift of Christmas with your family.

Amid the decorations, gifts and parties, we celebrate one simple message: A child was born and the world was forever changed.

At the first Christmas, angels proclaimed good news of great joy for all people. Join us in worship this December as we retell the Christmas story and rediscover for ourselves the joy that Christ's birth brings.

Will this be your first time to visit Church of the Resurrection? See our FAQs here.

Candlelight Christmas Eve Services

The culmination of the Christmas season at Resurrection is our Candlelight Christmas Eve service. Plan to share in one of the most beautiful and meaningful worship services of the year. Each service has beautiful music, a message of hope and the cherished tradition of passing the candlelight – the light of Christ – as we sing Silent Night together.

Note: Childcare is available for children 4 years-old and under at all services except for Monday, December 24, at 9 pm and 11 pm.

All services are in the Sanctuary except for the ones noted as being in the Foundry Hall.

Saturday, December 22

  • 5 pm Praise Service

Sunday, December 23

  • 9 am Children & Family Worship
  • 11 am Traditional Worship
  • 5 pm Praise Worship
  • 5 pm Modern Worship (Foundry Hall)

Monday, December 24

  • 3 pm Traditional Worship
  • 3 pm Modern Worship (Foundry Hall)
  • 5 pm Traditional Worship
  • 5 pm Modern Worship (Foundry Hall)
  • 7 pm Traditional Worship
  • 9 pm Traditional Worship
  • 11 pm Traditional Worship with Youth Choir, Bells and Orchestra

Christmas Eve Offering

Each year we give away our entire Christmas Eve offering to help children and families in Kansas City and around the world. Our 2018 offering is dedicated to lifting up, empowering and equipping vulnerable children and families to find a path out of poverty.

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Many of your friends on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social networks may be looking for a place to connect with God this Christmas. You can download the graphics below to invite them to join you at Church of the Resurrection!

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Christmas Eve Family Service

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Maps & Where to Park

Resurrection Leawood is located in Leawood, Kansas, at the corner of Nall and 137th Street. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the start of your worship service. Once you arrive on campus, parking volunteers will welcome you and guide you to an open parking space.

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Volunteer at Resurrection

We rely on hundreds of volunteers to make our Candlelight Christmas Eve services welcoming to our guests, and we would love to have your help!

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