St. Luke’s Church offers a variety of services through Advent and over Christmas. This is a perfect time to visit St. Luke’s, a historic church in Saanich, to enjoy the Christmas music and the special Christmas services.
The church features beautiful stained glass windows and will be decorated with flowers and greenery for Christmas.
Christmas Eve Services
4:00 pm – Child Friendly Christingle Carol Service
The Christingle service is an interactive Christmas Eve service especially for children but enjoyed by people of all ages. A time to remember the birth of Jesus, to sing carols, and to be reminded to carry the light of Christ (Christingle) into the world. The service is about an hour long and is planned especially for children and families. During the service, the children help by adding figures to the empty crèche. The younger children receive Christingle oranges.
6:30 pm – Christmas Carols and Seasonal Music
Harpist Josh Layne will share his musical talents prior to the 7 pm service.
7:00 pm – Family Christmas Eve Service
This Family Communion Service will include candles, carols, soloists, and a choir.
10:00 pm – Choral Christmas Eve Service
This Choral Communion Service will include candles, carols, soloists, and a choir. Come at 9:45 pm to enjoy Christmas carols with Maria Ross (violin) and Susanne Reul-Zastre (organ and piano) prior to the start of the service.
Christmas Day Service
10:30 am – Family Communion Service
Celebrate the birth of Jesus with carols, prayers, and communion. Enjoy special Christmas music by the choir and soloists.