What should I wear?
Come as you are! Whether you'd rather dress in a three-piece suit or jeans and a t-shirt, there is no dress code for our worship - we just want to see you here!
What should I expect?
A warm, friendly place where everyone is welcome and affirmed with great music, an uplifting message based in the teaching of the Bible and centered around the birth of Jesus Christ.
Do I need a ticket to attend Christmas Eve worship?
No. We believe in open worship where everyone is invited to attend. We do recommend you get here early to find a good seat.
Where can I park?
Parking is available on the North, East, & South sides of the church. Additional parking is available at the Guilford Township Public Library located at 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168 (1/4 block South of Plainfield UMC). We will be running regular shuttles from the library to Plainfield UMC for 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. worship the evening of December 24.
What is the 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve: A Family Experience worship like?
This very special worship experience is designed for the youngest worshipers and their families. Toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary aged children will experience the Christmas story come to life as they participate in the telling themselves. Sing familiar Christmas songs and celebrate the birth of Jesus through the eyes and hearts of the children present. This worship experience is no longer than 30 minutes.
What is the difference between the 7:00, 9:00, & 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Worships?
All three of these worship experiences on Christmas Eve feature traditional music of the season including familiar Christmas carols, reading of the biblical Christmas story, an inspiring and heart-warming message, and candle-lighting to close the worship as worshipers sing "Silent Night, Holy Night." The 7:00 and 9:00 worship experiences feature an orchestra and full choir. The 11:00 worship experience features the PUMC Bell Choir and the sacrament of Holy Communion. All of these worship experiences take place in the PUMC sanctuary.