But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” (Luke 2:10-11)
The Christmas message of Good News is for all people, from every tribe and tongue.
Regardless of our differences, we can all be united in a common hope — Christ our King!
With physical services and live performances back in full force, here’s your chance to invite your non-Christian friends and family along, no matter what language or background they are from.
Bethesda Bedok-Tampines Church (BBTC)
Join the BBTC cast and crew as they present a heartfelt story titled My Sister Kira – The Girl with the Mechanical Heart.
The story follows Peter Lumen who invents a life-saving mechanical heart to save his daughter Kira. Many others are also saved through his invention.
Unfortunately, a disastrous event puts the lives of all he has helped at stake. Watch how Peter and his family race against time to save as many of them as possible.
- 17 Dec (Saturday), 2pm & 7.30pm
- 18 Dec (Sunday), 11am & 4pm
- 300 Bedok North Ave 3, Singapore 469717
Tickets are on sale at $5 per admission.
Celebrate Christmas In Singapore (CCIS)
For those who would like to spend a cosy Christmas at home this year, this one’s for you.
Grab some friends and watch the Christmas Musical Concert Special by CCIS, which is themed Home for Christmas: Peace, Love and Joy.
Catch local stars such as Felicia Chin and an international cast starring in this show produced and directed by award-winning director Nora Fong.
- 18 Dec (Sunday), 8pm
- Premieres on YouTube
Better known for their Christmas activities along Orchard Road, CCIS is finally returning to the street this year, although not with their performance stage.
If you’re in the Orchard area this year, you can also check out their interactive story-tellers and games booths from December 16–22.
Chapel of the Resurrection (COR)
As we celebrate the reason for the season, we can rejoice in the new hope we have in Christ!
Join Chapel of the Resurrection for a time of Carols and Stories, a Christmas programme centred around songs, testimonies and the gospel.
- 23 Dec (Friday), 8–9.30pm
- COR Sanctuary, 1 Francis Thomas Dr, Singapore 359340
Church of Our Saviour (COOS)
During the English Christmas services this year, the choir from COOS is presenting Love Came Down, telling the story of love and hope.
- 24 Dec (Saturday), 2.30pm
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 8.30am & 10.45am
- 130 Margaret Drive, Singapore 149300
In addition to the Christmas weekend services, COOS will also be having a special Mandarin Youth Service which is outreach focused. There will be song presentations and testimonies on faith, hope and love.
If you are a youth and would like to invite your Chinese-speaking peers to church, here’s a great opportunity! To find out more about their ministry, check out their Instagram page.
- 17 Dec (Saturday), 4pm
- COOS Level 4 chapel
Christ Methodist Church (CMC)
CMC’s Christmas production, My Father’s House, is based on an inspirational true story of a boy challenged by the absence of a parental figure.
As questions and disappointments begin to arise over the years, Keith is led to make a brave choice that will change the course of his life.
However, will his past mistakes stand in the way of facing his new challenges?
- 21 Dec (Wednesday), 8pm (Preview)
- 23 Dec (Friday), 8pm
- 24 Dec (Saturday), 3pm
- CMC Sanctuary, Level 2 & 3, 597 East Coast Road, Singapore 429082
Tickets are free, but do reserve a seat via their website.
City Harvest Church (CHC)
CHC’s line-up of special Christmas services this year include two beautifully illuminated candlelight services as well as two services featuring their original drama production The Unconditional Gift.
- 17 Dec (Saturday), 2pm & 5pm*
- 18 Dec (Sunday), 10am*
Christmas services and drama productions:
- 24 Dec (Saturday), 2pm & 5pm*
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 10am* & 1pm
*These services will simultaneously be interpreted into Mandarin.
For the younger ones, CHC’s dynamic youth ministry Emerge will also be having their own Christmas service and XmasTravaganza carnival.
Expect to have lots of fun at the game and food stalls, so do bring a few of your friends along!
- 11 Dec (Sunday), 3.30pm
All the above programmes are held at Suntec Singapore, Level 6, Halls 603-604.
Cornerstone Community Church
In every season, there is a sure hope for us in His Word.
Cornerstone Productions returns this December after a two-year pandemic hiatus with their original Christmas production WORD!, which is based on the nativity story of Jesus.
See how the musical dramedy pieces together a beautiful tapestry of God’s heartfelt plans and promises for each one of us!
- 16 Dec (Friday), 8pm
- 17 Dec (Saturday), 1.30pm & 5pm
- 18 Dec (Sunday), 9am & 11am
- Odeon Katong Main Auditorium, 11 East Coast Road, Singapore 428722
Admission is free and no tickets are required. There is even an e-invite prepared for you to send out.
There will also be a bilingual service for the 5pm service on Saturday and a livestream for the 11am service on Sunday.
Covenant Evangelical Free Church (CEFC)
When it comes to every tribe and tongue, CEFC definitely nails the inclusivity.
To be held on Christmas Day itself, The Gift of Christmas features a series of short skits, musical items and the gospel message.
Set in a quaint gift shop, the skits compel the audience to ponder their response to the true gift of Christmas – Jesus!
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 8.45am & 10.30am, Bukit Panjang Centre
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 8.45am & 10.45am, Woodlands Centre
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 8.45am & 10.45am, East Centre
You can also catch this special Christmas production online at 10.45am.
CEFC will also be holding separate Christmas services in Mandarin and Hokkien at its Woodlands and Bukit Panjang centres on 24 and 25 December.
Harborlight Church (HLC)
To celebrate this holiday season, Harborlight has lined up exciting activities throughout the month for all to enjoy! Check out their fun advent calendar below and sign up to get a spot.
On December 25, Harborlight has also prepared a retelling of the Christmas story through a song and dance production titled The First Christmas.
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 9.30am
- 50 East Coast Road, #B1-01, Roxy Square, Singapore 428769
No reservations are required for the Christmas service, so this is a great opportunity to invite your friends even at the last minute.
Harvester Community Church
What does hope sound like?
If you’re an auditory learner or if you love music, join Harvester Community Church for their combined English and Chinese Christmas concert.
With an exciting line-up of original songs and heartfelt stories, let the songs of hope resonate deep within your spirit as you experience the joy that this season brings.
- 24 Dec (Saturday), 2.30pm
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 10.30am
- 165 Sims Avenue, Singapore 387606
Celebrate Christmas in a new way with HOPE Singapore’s epic drama, The Christmas Multiverse.
The story follows Chris whose stomach troubles at an awkward family dinner launch him into The Christmas Multiverse.
Find out why Christmas won’t be the same for him this year.
- 24 Dec (Saturday), 2pm & 5pm, HOPE @ The Axis
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 10am, HOPE @ The Axis, HOPE @ New Tech Park, HOPE @ Crowne Plaza, HOPE @ Jurong West
For more details, head to their website.
New Creation Church (NCC)
The theme for NCC’s Christmas celebration services is peace (Isaiah 26:3), and visitors can expect stunning performances and heartwarming tunes that will bring home this message.
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 8.30am, 11.30am, 2.30pm, The Star Performing Arts Centre
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 8.30am & 11.30am, Marina Bay Sands Ballrooms (broadcast experience)
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm, 8.30pm, online on YouTube
Throughout this festive season, NCC’s choir will also be holding a series of carolling performances at Basement 1 of The Star Vista.
- 11 Dec (Sunday), 1pm & 2pm
- 18 Dec (Sunday), 1pm & 2pm
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 10.30am, 1pm & 2pm
There are also snowfall sessions happening at hourly intervals on Thursdays to Sundays when night falls.
Victory Family Centre (VFC)
Over the Christmas weekend, VFC will be having their Christmas Spectacular across three locations, with exciting live performances, classic Christmas carols and children’s programmes. Admission is free.
- 24 Dec (Saturday), 7pm, VFC Tampines, VFC Toa Payoh, VFC Choa Chu Kang
- 25 Dec (Sunday), 7pm, VFC Tampines, VFC Toa Payoh, VFC Choa Chu Kang
All their buildings will be decked out in festive lights throughout December too, so be sure to grab a photo if you head over!
Although this is not a fully comprehensive list, the gospel is an inclusive one, so let’s remember not to keep the Good News to ourselves.
Have a blessed Christmas!