Special Services:

Blue Christmas
7 p.m. Dec. 21
The Community Hall at The Portico campus

This is supposed to be a joyful time of year, but for some of us, the holidays are hard. You are not alone.

Childcare available with RSVP to jwotsch@hydeparkumc.org.

Family Christmas Service
5:30 p.m. Dec. 23
Sanctuary at Hyde Park campus

Joyous for all ages. A service by our children and youth, including children’s choirs and youth music. Cookie reception immediately after in the Courtyard. Childcare available.


Carols in the City
7 p.m. Dec. 22 in Downtown Tampa
Begins at The Portico campus, 1001 N. Florida Ave.

Come­‑as‑you‑are Christmas caroling on the sidewalks of downtown Tampa. No nursery or childcare available.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

11 a.m., 3, 5, 7 and 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24

Celebrate the coming of the Christ child with Scripture, spoken word and a variety of music across two campuses.
Childcare available at all services, except 11 p.m.

11 a.m.

Sanctuary at Hyde Park Campus

Experience the Fourth Sunday of Advent and Christmas Eve in our Sanctuary with the Chancel Choir, traditional carols and pipe organ.

Harnish Activities Center at Hyde Park Campus

Experience the Fourth Sunday of Advent and Christmas Eve in a modern worship space. Music and carols will be led by the Magnolia Band.

3 p.m.

Harnish Activities Center at Hyde Park Campus

Experience Christmas Eve in a contemporary worship space. Music and carols will be led by Joyful Praise with singers, guitars, keyboard and drums.

Sanctuary at Hyde Park Campus

Experience Christmas Eve in our Sanctuary with the Chancel Choir, traditional carols and pipe organ.

5 p.m.

Harnish Activities Center at Hyde Park Campus

Experience Christmas Eve in a modern worship space. Music and carols will be led by the Magnolia Band.

Sanctuary at Hyde Park Campus

Experience Christmas Eve in our Sanctuary with the Chancel Choir, traditional carols and pipe organ.

Chapel at Hyde Park campus

Experience Christmas Eve with Holy Communion and traditional carols in our Chapel, an intimate worship space.

The Portico

Experience Christmas Eve in downtown Tampa with music and carols led by Higher Purpose.

7 p.m.

Sanctuary at Hyde Park Campus

Experience Christmas Eve in our Sanctuary. Music and carols will be led by Joyful Praise with singers, guitars, keyboard and drums.

11 p.m.

Sanctuary at Hyde Park Campus

Experience Christmas Eve in our Sanctuary. Music and carols will be led by the Chancel Choir. The service will conclude with singing Silent Night around the fountain with candles raised.

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