Christmas Services
Join us as we celebrate the birth of Christ! There is no cost to attend, but we ask that you reserve seats for the service of your choice (please choose one service only, so there is available seating for everyone who wants to attend). Click the button below  for the location you would like to attend, then follow the prompts to reserve your seats. Christmas service dates, times and location follow. Note, all services are identical and last one hour.

Christmas Service Dates, Times and Locations:
  • Bear location: 2157 Bear Corbitt Road Bear, DE 19701
Service times: December 24th - 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM & 5:00 PM | December 27th - 9:00 AM & 10:30 AM (note we will livestream during these service times through our church online platform at
  • Middletown location: 316 Warwick Road, Middletown, DE 19709
Service time: December 24th - 3:30 PM | December 27th - 11:00 AM

Got questions? For questions concerning reservations, ticketing requirements, arrival time, health and safety guidelines, and more, read the FAQs below.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Are all the services the same? Yes, all of the Christmas Services - both on Christmas Eve and Sunday morning - will be the same.
  • Will it be livestreamed? Yes! Our services will be livestreamed at during the following times: 12/24 - 2 PM, 3:30 PM, 5 PM | 12/27 - 9 AM, 10:30 AM.
  • What health & safety measures will be taken? Seating is spaced out in the auditorium and we clean common areas between services, in compliance with government guidelines. Face masks are required inside the building at all times. Please maintain 6-foot social distancing, and avoid physical contact (no handshakes, hugs or fist bumps).
  • Will there be candlelighting? Yes! This year it will be an electronic version on our church app, to help us maintain a no-touch environment. Download our "Love of Christ Church DE" app from you app store. When you open the app, there will be a link to bring up your electronic candle.
  • Will childcare be provided? We would love for you to bring your children to the service with you! Because we value families, especially during the holidays, we want to encourage you to experience the service together as a family.
  • Are reservations required to attend the services? Is it free? There is no cost to attend but a reservation is required to help us maintain building capacity, in compliance with state guidelines.
  • When should I arrive?  Those with reservation will be permitted to enter the auditorium when the doors open 15 minutes before the service begins. 5 Minutes before the service begins, those without a reservation will be seated, if there is room.
  • Can I make my reservation at the church? We encourage you to make reservations from the comfort of your home, but if you are experiencing difficulty, call the church office for assistance at 302-838-0603.
  • How do I get my tickets? After you make your reservations, you will be emailed a confirmation, which will include an attachment that contains your ticket(s) as proof of registration. You will need to bring proof of registration (the ticket) with you to the service or show it on your mobile device.
  • How do I change or cancel a reservation? To change or cancel a reservation, email or call the office Tuesday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM at 302-838-0603.
  • If I discover I have too many tickets, should I return them?  Yes. We would appreciate it if you would contact Denise Yearian (see info above) to return any tickets for upcoming services that you find you no longer need.