With Covid restrictions lifted for church services this holiday season, many people will feel enthusiastic about attending church on Christmas Eve in Toronto in 2022. If you are like me, you don’t attend church throughout the year, but like to attend on Christmas Eve to hear the glorious organ music and the choir sing classic Christmas hymns. If you are planning on attending church in Toronto on Christmas Eve, which is Saturday, December 24, 2022, please continue reading to find out about the churches in Toronto offering Christmas Eve services. (You may be interested in reading, “Toronto Restaurants Serving Christmas Eve Dinner in 2022“.)
Christmas Eve Services at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 2022
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church will be holding a Service of Lessons and Carols at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24, 2022 (doors open at 6 p.m.) A Service of Holy Communion will be held on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 11 p.m. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church is located at 73 Simcoe Street (west of King St. W. and University Ave.), 416-593-5600.
Christmas Eve Services at St. Paul’s Anglican Church 2022
St. Paul’s Anglican Church will hold a Quiet and Reflective Christmas Eve communion service on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 12 p.m., a Family Service at 4 p.m., and a Christmas Eve service at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Anglican Church is located at 227 Bloor Street West, between Church Street and Ted Rogers Way (formerly Jarvis Street).
Christmas Eve Services at St. James Cathedral 2022
St. James Cathedral, the episcopal seat of the Diocese of the Anglican Church of Canada, will hold a Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols service at 4:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve with a festive organ recital beginning at 4 p.m. A Choral Eucharist will be held at 7:30 p.m. All of the above services will also be live-streamed on the Diocesan YouTube channel. St. James Cathedral is located at 65 Church Street at King St. E., 416-364-7865.
Christmas Eve Services at Metropolitan United Church 2022
Metropolitan United Church will offer a Christmas Eve 2022 family service at 5:30 p.m. They will also offer an 11 p.m. Candelight Christmas Eve service with communion on Saturday, December 24, 2022. You must register onlinek for the 11 p.m. Christmas Eve service. Metropolitan United Church is located at 56 Queen Street East, 416-363-0331.
Christmas Eve Services at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church 2022
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church will be holding a Bethlehem on Yonge family service on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 3 p.m. with The Rev. Paula Willis and a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 11 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Peter Holmes featuring the Yorkminster Park Baptist Church choir. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church is located at 1585 Yonge Street, two blocks north of St. Clair Avenue, 416-922-1167.
Christmas Eve Services at Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church 2022
Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church will host a Christmas Eve family service on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 7 p.m. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church is located at 427 Bloor Street West at Robert Street (just west of Spadina Avenue), 416-922-8435.
I hope you are able to attend one of the Christmas Eve church services in Toronto 2022. It’s a lovely way to welcome Christmas!