The following is a listing compiled from submitted church listings in Darien of Christmas services. If you would like your listing included, email

St. John R.C. Church: 1986 Post Road, Darien, 655-1114

Christmas Eve

Sunday, Dec. 24

4:00 p.m. —  Children's Mass—Church

4:05 p.m.  Mass — Center

6 p.m. Mass — Church

9:30 p.m. —  Lessons & Carols—Church

10 p.m. Mass—ChurchChristmas Day

Monday, Dec. 25

8, 10, 11:30 a.m.

(All Christmas Day Masses will be held in the Church)

The United Church of Rowayton: 210 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton, 866-1415

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT - Worship Service Candles and Carols – 10:15AM

The Reverend  John Livingston will share the message: A Message of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love.

Christmas Eve Worship

4 p.m. -  Family service of readings and traditional carols with special music by our Children’s Choir and Handbell Choirs. The Reverend  John Livingston will share the message: Light for the World.

11 p.m – Candlelight Service – with special music by our Senior Choir and Adult Handbell Choir. The Reverend  John Livingston will share the message: Christmas Peace. Gospel Reading: Luke 2.

First Congregational Church of Darien: 14 Brookside Road, Darien, 655-0491

Sunday, Dec. 24 —  Fourth Sunday of Advent
Christmas Eve
10 a.m. — Fourth Sunday of Advent Worship Service
3 and 5 p.m. —  Christmas Eve Family Service
 10 p.m. —  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church: 1864 Post Road, Darien, 655-1456

Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, Sunday

8 a.m.  Morning Prayer celebrating the Fourth Sunday in Advent in the Chapel

3 p.m.* Children’s Service with Primary Choir (Especially for children birth to third grade)

Note: This service is heavily attended. Please arrive early for seating.

5 p.m* Family Holy Eucharist with Junior Choir (Especially for children fourth grade and above)

This service is heavily attended. Please arrive early for seating.

7:30, 10 p.m. Festival Holy Eucharist (7 and 9:30 p.m. Music for organ, brass, and choir)

Dec. 25, Christmas Day, Monday

10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with organ and violin

Dec. 31, First Sunday after Christmas

8  a.m. *Holy Eucharist

10 a.m.* Holy Eucharist

No Come As You Are Contemporary service

*Childcare provided at services with an asterisk.

Please note: You are allowed to save only one seat for the driver..

Please check website Calendar to confirm dates and information:

Darien United Methodist Church: 345 Middlesex Road, Darien, 655-1469,;  The church is equipped with ramps.

Christmas Eve Worship, Sunday, Dec, 24, with the Rev. Thomas G. Kim, preaching, is at 5 p.m. (Family Service) and 10 p.m. (Candlelight and Communion). There is no morning Worship service on Sunday morning or Christmas Day

Talmadge Hill Community Church: 870 Hollow Tree Ridge Road, Darien, 966-2314

The Rev. Michael Zeman, minister, the Rev. Carter Via, minister, Rob Silvan, music director.

Christmas services:

Dec, 24 — 9:30 a.m., 5 p.m. & 10 p.m. Christmas Eve worship

Dec,  31— 9:30 a.m. one service of worship. No Sunday School