Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

“O Come All Ye Faithful”

Celebrate Christmas at Hope+Elim

Join us as we celebrate the birth of our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ! We can’t wait for you to join us for powerful Christmas worship and message from Pastor Brian & Pastor Jon, a photo booth, hot chocolate and celebrating with your church community! 

Thursday, Dec. 21 | 7:00 pm
Saturday, Dec. 23 | 5:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 24 | 10:00 am & 3:00 pm

Christmas at Hope+Elim

There are several ways to celebrate and serve this Christmas Season at Hope+Elim

We invite you to volunteer at Christmas Eve Services, come as a family to craft before services, support a neighborhood family through Joy to the City or by giving to the All-Hope Advent project we encourage you to pray how God is desiring you to connect this Christmas season.

Volunteer for Christmas

Help with Christmas services!

Youth & Family Christmas Craft & Cookies

Come early to worship on Thursday evening or Sunday afternoon for craft and cookies.

Parking at Hope+Elim

Join us for worship and get a head start and plan where you will park!

Joy to the City

Our annual adopt-a-family program supports more than 50 families from neighborhood schools.

Restoring Hope

This Advent, all campuses of Hope are working to restore hope and provide care for survivors of human trafficking in Iowa.

New Year’s Eve Service

Hope+Elim will have only one service on Sunday, Dec. 31 at 10:00 am.

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

  • An inspiring Christmas message by Pastor Jon Anenson and Pastor Brian Brown
  • Power worship from the Hope+Elim worship team (arrive early to hear some pre-service music
  • Quality nursery care for infants and toddlers age 3 and under
  • Children’s activity bags containing coloring pages and crayons will be available for all children (pick them up in the lobby before service)
  • Live art from various Hope+Elim artists during all services
  • Cookies and drinks before and after all services (Cookies and Crafts for families before certain services)
  • Festive photobooth in the Lobby