The Cathedral of St. John the Divine celebrates the season with festive holiday services and events on Sunday, December 24 through Monday, December 25, 2017 at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan.
Come to the Cathedral on Sunday, December 24th at 4 p.m. for Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols. The Cathedral Choristers are joined by members of the Cathedral Choir in this family-friendly service, featuring readings, Christmas carols, and larger-than-life puppets to tell the Christmas story. Director of Music Kent Tritle and Associate Choirmaster Bryan Zaros lead the Choristers. Noted organist David Briggs, Artist in Residence, will perform on the Cathedral’s Great Organ, built in 1911 by Ernest M. Skinner and enlarged and rebuilt in 1954 by G. Donald Harrison of the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company.
Christmas Eve Festal Eucharist, Sunday, December 24 at 10:30 p.m. Prelude music begins at 10 pm. The Bishop of New York celebrates the Eucharist and preaches. The Cathedral Choirs and Orchestra perform a festive mass setting and anthems, as well as classic Christmas carols. Special guests Paul Winter and Susanna Phillips join to celebrate the Christmas spirit. David Briggs will again add to the festivities with a performance on the Great Organ. For information on reserving seats, please visit stjohndivine.org.
Christmas Day Choral Eucharist, Monday, December 25, 10:30 a.m. The Dean preaches and the Cathedral Choir sings at this Christmas Day service.
For more information, please visit: http://www.stjohndivine.org/worship/christmas-newyear-services