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Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Celebrate Christmas at Hope! With 10 services, spanning three days, we’ve made sure there is plenty of room to invite your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to hear the Christmas story like never before. Come and see!

West Des Moines Christmas Eve Services

Thursday, Dec. 22 | 5:00 pm
Friday, Dec. 23 | 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 pm+
Saturday, Dec. 24 | 11:00 am^, 1:00, 3:00, 5:00*, 7:00* & 9:00 pm

^ASL interpretation provided
+Spanish translation provided
*Services livestreamed to HopeOnline.tv

Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect during this year's services:

  • An inspiring Christmas message by Pastor Mike or Pastor Jeremy
  • Special musical offerings by Hope Worship, Jon Mero and more
  • Classic Christmas carols, including "Silent Night" by candlelight
  • Quality childcare for infants and toddlers age 3 and under (childcare will not be provided during the Dec. at 24 9:00 pm service)
  • Children’s activity bags containing coloring pages and crayons will be available for all children
  • Live art from various Hope artists during all services
  • Free cookies in the Atrium before and after all services
  • Festive photo ops throughout the building

... AND some fun surprises, too. We can’t wait to see you there!

Volunteer Opportunities

From ushering and greeting, to parking lot attendants and cookie servers, and several other opportunities in between, there are several ways for you to get plugged in and help us welcome everyone to Christmas at Hope! Volunteer opportunities will be posted soon. Please check back!

Additional Christmas Events & Services at Hope:

Lights of Hope
Nov. 27 – Dec. 18, 6:00-9:00 pm

Service of Lessons & Carols at Hope+Elim
Nov. 28, 6:30 pm

Christmas with Wartburg
Dec. 2, 7:30 pm

HopeKids Christmas Performance
Dec. 10, 5:00 pm & Dec. 11, 9:30 & 11:00 am

Women’s Christmas Brunch
Dec. 10, 9:00 am

Christmas Cantata
Dec. 16, 7:00 pm & Dec. 17-18, 5:00 pm

Christmas Day Service
Dec. 25, 10:00 am