Christmas Eve & Day (Dec. 24 & 25) – Worship Services

During the holidays, there are special services available; please refer to schedule below:

CHRISTMAS EVE (Tuesday, December 24th) – TWO SERVICES
Family Service – 4:30 pm

The Christmas Eve “Family Service” is kid-focused featuring a crèche procession to the altar with the telling of the Christmas Story. A simple Eucharist or communion completes the service.

Cream puff reception with yummy refreshments will round out our time together. Mark your calendars and come explore the meaning of Christmas with us.

Solemn Mass – 9:30 pm

The second service begins the evening with traditional caroling and candlelight service followed by a hot spiced cider and cream puff reception in the Narthex area. It’s a time to share glad tidings and the joy of the season with parishioners, friends and family alike.

CHRISTMAS DAY (Wednesday, December 25th)

A simple service offering Holy Eucharist Rite II also known as communion will take place at 10:00 am.

Invite your friends and join us as we celebrate the centerpiece of the Christian faith.

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No Sunday School – Dec. 24th and 31st

NO SUNDAY SCHOOL – Dec. 24th and Dec. 31st

There will be no Sunday School on the last two Sundays of December.

Reminder: This Sunday, Dec. 31st, we are taking a short break in celebration of New Year’s Eve. Children and their families will join together in worship as a full faith community on Sunday, Dec. 31st at 10:30 AM.

Sunday School will reconvene again after the first of the year on January 7th.


Childcare for infants and children up to 4 years old are available during the 10:30 am–mid morning service with Tina in the Nursery, also located in the Smith Educational Building.

For campus locations, please see Directions and Campus Map.


This Sunday’s readings are:


“TBD” – Luke 2:28 (CEV – Contemporary English Version)


FRIDAY, JAN 5TH: TWELFTH NIGHT – Feast of light and refreshments to follow.


For questions or interest in volunteering, contact Sue Beckham, Family Ministry Director.

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Christmas Day Service

Holy Eucharist – Friday, December 25th at 10:30 AM

Celebrate Holy Eucharist with us on Christmas Day – share in the joy!

Isaiah 9:6

[su_quote cite=”Isaiah 9:6 (Darby Bible Translation)”]”For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.”[/su_quote]


Saint Thomas Episcopal Church – 231 Sunset Avenue Sunnyvale, California 94086 – Sanctuary, see Directions & Map

Slider image – photo of cake by Suzanne Munday.

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