Christmas Events 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, Tacoma

Join your friends and family at Tacoma’s First Presbyterian Church in 2018 for wonderful Christmas events throughout December.

A Celebration of Carols

Saturday, Dec. 8, 4:15 pm

Sing favorite Christmas carols accompanied by choir and orchestra at this free annual holiday event that combines audience participation with selections by choir, soloists, orchestra, and our pipe organ with more than 3,000 pipes. Followed by a holiday reception with cookies and hot cider. Invite your friends and family! More info. at This event is part of the Dickens Festival in the Stadium District. Come early to enjoy all the activities in our neighborhood.

Christmas Pageant

Sunday, Dec. 16, 10:30 am
Our Kids’ Ministry will be putting on our annual Christmas pageant that tells the timeless story of Jesus’ birth. You will not want to miss this fun and charming experience of the true meaning of Christmas.

Taproot Play: The (Improvised) Nutcracker

Sunday, Dec. 23, Fellowship Hall, 9:15 am
Join in the fun when we host a performance of The (Improvised) Nutcracker, a live stage production from Taproot Theatre Company.

Christmas Eve Service

Monday, Dec. 24, 7:00 pm
Our annual Christmas Eve candle-lighting service is one of the most beautiful and anticipated services of the year. Experience the true meaning of Christmas through readings and carols accompanied by choir, handbells, instrumentalists, and a pipe organ with more than 3,000 pipes. Plus experience our cathedral-like sanctuary lit up by hundreds of candles. A Tacoma-area tradition!