Christmas At Pathfinder

You are invited to join us here at Pathfinder for Christmas worship! Whether you plan to join us online or in person, we have multiple service times to choose from. Reservations will allow your family to plan for your day and accommodate all guests comfortably. We certainly will not turn anyone away if they do not have a reservation.

All services are the same, excluding the 11pm candlelight service and the Christmas morning service. We can’t wait to celebrate the birth of Jesus with you.

Kids Ministry will not be available during Christmas Services, but kids are always welcome in all Pathfinder services!

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Christmas Eve Services

Friday, December 23


Saturday, December 24

11:00am*, 3:00pm, 5:00pm, 11:00pm*

*11am will be streamed
*11pm is a candlelight service

Christmas Day Service

Sunday, December 25


Reservations are required for general seating, which is limited for each service.

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Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Pathfinder Church

Why do we need to make reservations?

Everyone is welcome at Pathfinder Church.


  • Ensure spacing and comfort across available services for all attendees. If 2,000 individuals arrived for the 3pm service, it would be a bit tight, and we would be unable to seat everyone.
  • Allow you to make Christmas plans without wondering if there will be enough room to attend Christmas Services.

Note: Seats are not assigned; it is open seating. A limited number of reservations (750) are available for each service. We will not turn away any guests (even if you do not have a reservation – we want to celebrate Christmas with you!). We gladly welcome and do our best to accommodate anyone who visits Pathfinder Church.

How do I reserve my seat?

To reserve seats:

  1. Reservations can be made HERE.
  2. As noted above, reservations help us comfortably plan for the day and reduce the possibility of reaching maximum capacity. If we filled every seat, we would need to arrange for spaces to attend outside of the Sanctuary.

When should I arrive?

We recommend arriving a 15-30 minutes prior to the start of services.

Where do I park?

We have plenty of parking, and all of our buildings are handicap accessible.

What do I wear?

Don’t stress over what to wear! Whether you prefer casual dress or you like to wear your Sunday best…we just want you to be comfortable. It’s not unusual to see the whole spectrum at any service.

What's a Christmas service experience like?

Each worship service lasts around 50 minutes and includes singing, a few announcements, prayer, an engaging message with real-life illustrations and challenges, and a time for offering. You can browse our message archives or watch a service live on Sunday to get an idea of what normal weekend services are like.

What if I’m nervous about going to church?

If you’re like a lot of people, you may be hesitant to walk through the doors of a church. We get it! You can check us out by live streaming services at 9:00am CT on Sunday mornings. Have a question? Contact us, and we’ll get back to you asap!

Good Friday

April 7

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Good Friday

April 7

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Easter @ Pathfinder Church

April 8

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Celebrating the Season

Attend Family-Friendly Christmas Events in St. Louis throughout December

Advent Midweek Services

November 30, December 7, 14, 21 @ 7pm

Advent By Candlelight – Sunday, Dec. 4

Advent by Candlelight was an evening for women to connect with each other while enjoying drinks, light appetizers, dessert, and a beautifully decorated space. Plan to join us in 2023. It is a perfect event to invite a friend, neighbor, coworker, or family member to enjoy a peaceful evening together.

The Christmas Experience – Dec. 9-11, 16-18

Pathfinder created a way for St. Louis families to enjoy the warmth of the season by offering a drive-through Christmas experience on our campus. Over the course of two weekends, roughly 5,680 people drove through the Pathfinder Church campus along a pathway of spectacular lights synchronized to music, Christmas-themed inflatables, Christmas characters, and a live expression of the nativity.

Celebrate Christmas with Us!

Pathfinder Church
15800 Manchester Road
Ellisville, MO 63011

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