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Lessons & Carols Worship Service

All-Church Worship Service

The Lessons and Carols Service is a 130-year old Christmas tradition formalized at King’s College in Cambridge, England and used by a multitude of churches around the world. In lieu of our regular worship service, please join Christ Church as we remember and celebrate the birth and coming of Jesus together as one congregation, with readings from the Christian Scriptures, beautiful music, and congregational singing of carols.

Sunday, December 17 at 4 pm

First Presbyterian Church of Oakland (2619 Broadway, Oakland)

Parking is in the church lot on 27th street and surrounding streets

19th Street BART station is a 10-minute walk to First Pres Oakland

Lessons & Carols Special Giving

Oakland Leadership Center (OLC)
OLC provides mentoring and leadership development for young adults in East Oakland through various programs and opportunities.


Immediately following the service, there will be a reception in Fellowship Hall behind the Sanctuary. Highlights will include a special Christmas drinks, homemade baked goods, and festive live music.