For those wishing to celebrate the “Reason for the Season” this Christmas, the Pleasanton Express has listed local church services taking place this week.
St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton
Sunday, Dec. 24: Children’s Mass at 6:30 p.m. Christmas Carols start at 10 p.m. Midnight Mass will start at 11 p.m. to finish at midnight.
Monday, Dec. 25: Mass at 12 noon.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Campbellton
Sunday, Dec. 24: Mass at 5 p.m.
St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jourdanton & St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Christine
Saturday, Dec. 23: 4:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius and 6 p.m. at St. Matthew
Sunday, Dec. 24: 10 a.m. at St. Matthew (for Sunday obligation)
Nativity of Our Lord on Sunday, Dec. 24:
5 p.m. at St. Matthew (Children’s Mass)
8 p.m. at St. Ignatius
12 midnight at St. Matthew
Christmas Day Mass on Monday, Dec. 25: 10 a.m. at St. Matthew
First Presbyterian Church in Pleasanton
December 24th, this year, is both the Fourth Sunday in Advent and Christmas Eve. Each will be celebrated at the regular 11 a.m. church service at First Presbyterian Church in Pleasanton.
We will begin with the lighting of the fourth Advent Candle. Then we will proceed with a retelling of the Christmas Story through scripture readings, traditional carols and candle lightings.
The service will be led by Polly Filson. Please join us for the service and for fellowship afterwards.
First Baptist Church of Pleasanton
First Baptist Church of Pleasanton will hold their Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Sunday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 400 N. Reed St. in Pleasanton.
Cowboy Fellowship in Jourdanton invites you to their Christmas Eve services on Sunday, Dec. 24. Join them at either the 8:30 a.m. service or the 10:45 a.m. service.
Only the nursery and toddler room are available. No Children’s Church.
All Saints Episcopal Church
On Sunday, Dec 24, All Saints Episcopal Church in Pleasanton invites everyone to gather at 10:30 a.m. in Long Hall for coffee and fellowship. At 10:45 a.m. there will be singing of Christmas carols at the piano.
The traditional Christmas Eve Service of Holy Eucharist begins at 11 a.m. All are invited to join us. There will not be any other Christmas services so everyone may enjoy time with their family and friends.