Christmas Services in Maplewood and South Orange

Times and Locations of Christmas Masses and Services

Christmas is a time when many of the flock — well — flock back to church to partake in the beauty, solemnity and community of the Holy Day. Here's a list of local Christmas Eve and Christmas services in the two towns:

Christmas Eve, December 24th

, 550 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood:

  • 4 p.m. "The Most Laid-Back Christmas Pageant Ever" will be held as part of the Family Eucharist. Even children who come to St. George's for the first time on Christmas Eve can pick up a halo, a shepherd's crook or a pair of animal ears to participate in the pageant.
  • 9:30 p.m. Candlelight Choral Eucharist begins at 10 p.m. and ends near midnight. Concert prelude precedes the service at 9:30 p.m. A reception in the Parish Hall follows the service.

, 600 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood:

  • 4 p.m. Live Nativity
  • 5 p.m. Family service
  • 7 p.m. Celebration through the arts
  • 11 p.m. Candlelight service

, 217 Prospect St, South Orange:

  • 4:30 p.m. Children’s Mass
  • 7:30 p.m. Choir Mass
  • 10 p.m. Choir Mass

, 767 Prospect St, Maplewood:

  • 4 p.m. First Christmas Mass with Children’s Choir
  • 6:30 p.m. Vigil Mass                          
  • 6 p.m. Contemporary Carols led by Trinity
  • 11:30 p.m. Carols with Choir and Trumpet
  • Midnight Mass   

, 150 S. Orange Ave, South Orange:

  • 7:30 p.m.  Celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with a meditative reflection led by the Pastor.

, 160 W South Orange Ave, South Orange:

  • 4 p.m. Children's Christmas Eve Mass
  • 8 p.m. Jazz Mass with T.S. Monk and Friends
  • 10 p.m. Choral Music
  • 10:15 p.m. Midnight Mass

, 111 Irvington Ave, South Orange:

  • 7 p.m.  Lessons and carols and a celebration of the Lord’s Supper


Christmas Day, December 25th

, 550 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood:

  • 10:30 a.m. The Holy Eucharist on Christmas Day is a quieter, but still joyous, service at which we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord.

, 767 Prospect St, Maplewood:

  • 9 a.m. Mass with Carols Old and New
  • 11:30 a.m. Mass with Choir & Trumpet 

, 217 Prospect St, South Orange:

  • 8 a.m. Christmas Mass
  • 9:30 a.m. Christmas Mass
  • 11a.m. Christmas Mass
  • 12:30 p.m. Christmas Mass

, 160 W South Orange Ave, South Orange:

  • 10:30 a.m. Christmas Mass


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