Holiday Services at UUC, 2022

UUC chancel decorated with poinsettias, candles and a tree - 2014

Saturday, December 24, Christmas Eve Candlelight Services, 7 and 9 p.m. in the chapel and via livestream

Revs. Jon Luopa and Beth Chronister will lead UUC’s traditional Christmas Eve service of Lessons and Carols and individual candle-lighting. Music by the Loft Choir and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano. (Please note the earlier times this year.) The offering will go to Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness. See Order of Service.

Come 20 minutes early (at 6:40 or 8:40 p.m.) and join in the carol sing-along in the chapel and via livestream.


Outdoor Christmas tree at night

Sunday, December 25, Christmas Day

No services. The building will be closed for the Christmas holiday.



Space Needle and fireworks

Sunday, January 1, New Year’s Day Service, 9:30 a.m. in the chapel and via livestream

Rev. Jon Luopa will lead the service. Music by Miriam Gnagy, soprano; and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano. See Order of Service.

Please note that there will be one service only. (Click here for more about Sunday morning services.)



Hands cupping a candle flame in the dark

Wednesday, December 7, Service of Solace, 7–8 p.m. in the chapel and via livestream

Watch recording.

This evening service will include gentle words of comfort, candles lit in remembrance, and music to soothe the soul. Join the Rev. Beth Chronister, members of the UUC Care Team, and special musical guests for this event. All are welcome, especially those who have lost loved ones. Light refreshments will be served after the service. [See more]


dark-skinned nativity figures

Sunday, December 18, All Ages Worship, 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the chapel and via livestream

Led by Rev. Beth Chronister and Director of Family Ministry, Aria Curtis, this all ages worship service will explore themes of home and family through the nativity story. Music by the Intergenerational Choir; Cally Lindenmier, mezzo; and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano.

Watch recording.


Drawing of four kids in a Santa Lucia procession
The service that was to have been on December 23 has been moved to Zoom due to weather conditions.

Please join us on Zoom at 7 p.m. See the UUC Calendar for more information.

Friday, December 23, Family Candlelight Service, 7–8 p.m.

Event description as it was to be presented in the chapel and via livestream:

Featuring beloved traditions, like the Santa Lucia procession, this evening worship service is a joyful call for peace and hope in our world. UUC children, youth, and parents will lead us through a candle lighting ceremony and Prayers for Peace. Music by our Intergenerational Choir; Bell Choir; and Dwight Beckmeyer, piano. The offering will go to Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness. See Order of Service.

A cookie reception immediately follows in Nathan Johnson Hall.