Thursday, December 12, 2013

Christmas Carol Concerts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan

The Upper West Side of Manhattan is fortunate to have a few beautiful churches in the neighborhood that present Christmas carol concerts, beyond the traditional Christmas eve service.

If you're looking to get a dose of holiday cheer, you can start this weekend at St.John the Divine and Riverside Church. Both sell tickets to their usually sold-out events. 

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine,
1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street)
Saturday, December 14, 2013, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Purchase tickets in advance.  

The Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
The Annual Riverside Church Candlelight Carol Festival
Sunday, December 15, 3:30 PM 6:00 PM, Nave

Celebrate the joy of the sounds of the Christmas Season at Riverside. This annual concert featuring familiar Christmas carols sung by congregation and choirs, as well as Christmas music from around the world – all presented in the beauty and splendor of the candlelit Nave.
Tickets on sale now.

Christmas Eve Services of Worship:  Worship for Children & Families
Tuesday December 24, 2013,
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Nave 

Service of Lessons and Carols
Tuesday December 24, 2013,
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nave
All are invited to join the Riverside Church community on Christmas Eve in this centuries-old tradition of Lessons and Carols. Choral anthems, Christmas carols, and scripture readings all weave together. 

Broadway Presbyterian
601 West 114th Street (at Broadway)
Candlelight and Carols
December 24, 6:45pm

Church of St Paul & St Andrew United Methodist
263 W 86th St (between Broadway & End Ave) 
Family Christmas Eve Service
December 24, 8:00-8:15pm
Candlelight Service
December 24, 10:45pm – 12:00am

The Church of the Ascension, Catholic
221 West 107th Street
Midnight Mass on December 24

St. Michaels Church, Episcopal
225 West 99th Street,

Church of St. Gregory the Great, Catholic
144 W 90th St (between Columbus Ave & Amsterdam Ave)

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