AMERICAN CANYON COMMUNITY CHURCH
Worship at 10 a.m. Programs for children and youth during worship service. 2 Andrew Road, American Canyon.
Join us Sundays at 5 p.m. Why 5 p.m. worship? It is a good time for busy people and young families. Kids’ church and nursery available. 721 Trancas St., Napa. thearborchurch.org; 530-304-4704.
Messianic Jewish ministry of The Father’s House is held the first and third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. Child care provided for ages infant to 7 years old. 2557 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Napa. tfh.org/beitabba.
Mass times: Sunday, 9 a.m.; Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m. Confession Days for English and Spanish: Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon; 3-5 p.m.; 8-9 p.m. First Saturdays: Confessions at 10 a.m. followed by Mass at 11 a.m. 944-2454. oakvillecarmelites.org.
CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL LIVING
Services are 9 and 10:30 a.m. with Teen Group at 10 a.m. and Youth Program at 10:30 a.m.. Rev Jay Lang's topic is The Love and Light of Hanukkah. Please return bags for Napa Food Bank. Piners Party, Saturday 2-4 p.m. Spanish Meditation Mondays 7-8 p.m. Course in Miracles Tuesdays 6:15-8:15 p.m. Open Meditation Wednesdays 6:30-7 p.m. Holiday activities include Candle Light Service Friday Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. and Metaphysical Christmas Service Sunday Dec. 23 at 10:30 a.m. (only service). World Peace Meditation, Monday Dec. 31 at 4 a.m. 1249 Coombs. 252-4847.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH
Sunday service and Sunday school for youths up to age 20 at 10 a.m. The Wednesday evening service is at 7:30. Child care provided at all services. New hours for the Reading Room, located in our church building, open to the public weekdays except Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. All current Christian Science literature, including the writings of Mary Baker Eddy and the renowned Christian Science Monitor, are available to all to read or purchase. 2210 Second St., Napa. 255-5255. christiansciencenapa.com.
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, NAPA — SECOND WARD
Sacrament meeting is each Sunday at 10 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 11:15 and Priesthood and Relief Society at 12:10 p.m. Young men’s and young women’s programs are on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Corner of Trower Avenue and Dry Creek Road, Napa. 224-6496.
CONGREGATION BETH SHALOM
Worship services Friday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. will be followed by our annual congregational Chanukah celebration at 7 p.m. Torah Study with Rabbi Niles Goldstein is on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 9:30 a.m. Soul Sisters Book Club will meet on Monday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. 1455 Elm Street, Napa, www.cbsnapa.org, 254-7305.
Sunday service is at 10:15 a.m. Spanish Church begins at 1:30 p.m. Sunday school and childcare are available at both services. Our midweek service is at 6:30 on Wednesday nights. There is childcare and children’s activities at this service. Middle school and high school study meets on Wednesday nights, as well, at 6:30 in the Youth Room. 3305 Linda Vista Ave., Napa; 252-2909. cmnv.org.
COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Join us at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1226 Salvador Avenue, as we celebrate the glorious season of Advent! All are welcome. 255-9426; www.cpcnapa.org
• Dec. 9: Worship at 10:30 a.m., 2nd Sunday of Advent. Christmas Joy Offering. Caroling after church.
• Dec. 12: Blue Christmas service, 7 p.m.
• Dec. 16: Worship at 10:30 a.m., 3rd Sunday of Advent: Children’s Pageant, Cookie Decorating during coffee hour.
• Dec. 23: Worship at 10:30 a.m., 4th Sunday of Advent, Choral Christmas Presentation.
• Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight service, 7 p.m.
• Dec. 24-- Jan. 2, 2019: Office closed
CREEKSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH
Weekly worship service is Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Services and attire are casual with a blend of fellowship, music and teaching. Child care and children’s church offered during service. 1050 Hagen Road, Napa. CreeksideChurchNapa.org. 255-7266.
CROSSWALK COMMUNITY CHURCH
Join us on Sundays at 8:30 or 10 a.m. for a new series, A Christmas Carol. New episodes every Sunday until Dec. 25. A twist on an old Classic led by senior pastor, Dr. Peter R. Shaw. Children’s programs are at 10 a.m. You are also invited to join Pastor Pete for Praxis at 11 a.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. 2590 First Street. www.crosswalknapa.org
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
We welcome you to come and experience church at First Christian Church and become part of our family. Our Sunday service is at 10 a.m. and Kids Ministry has a great time planned for your kids (babies through 5th graders). Students@First for middle and high schoolers is at 6:30 p.m. 2659 First Street. www.fccnapa.org.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Please join us this week. We have our Sanctuary decorated for Christmas and visitors are always welcome. Pastor David will be preaching this week and he will continue with our Advent candle lighting and Advent meditations. We sing hymns at 9 a.m. and we have praise music at 10:30 a.m. Look for our greeters near the front doors to answer any questions. Childcare for newborn to age 4 is available each week. We will have our Advent Choral Concert this Sunday in the Sanctuary at 4 p.m. Our weekly Sunday School programs are: The Path Sunday School for kids at 10:30; The Friendship Class at 10; The Adult Bible Study meets at 10:30. We have treats and coffee after both worship times. 1333 Third St., 707-224-8693, fpcnapa.org, facebook.com/fpcnapa, look for us on Givelify.
GRACE CHURCH OF NAPA VALLEY
Worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Adult Sunday school classes at 9 a.m. Children’s service at 9 and 10:40 a.m. Nursery and preschool care available. Junior high ministry meets Tuesday at 7 p.m.; high school meets Thursday at 7 p.m. at 3765 Solano Ave., Napa. 255-4033, GraceNapa.org.
HIGHLANDS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
If you’re a regular church attendee, never been or maybe it’s just been awhile, we invite you to come join us this Sunday and start the adventure with us at 10:30 a.m. Spanish speaking service on Sunday evenings at 6:30. Alcoholics Anonymous group meets weekly on Monday and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. 970 Petrified Forest Road, Calistoga.
HILLSIDE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
We meet at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at 100 Anderson Road, Napa. 255-3036. hccnapa.com.
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
Holy Mass is celebrated at 9 a.m. on Sundays and in the traditional Tridentine Latin (Extraordinary) form of the Roman Rite, according to the 1962 Missal, at noon. Before Low Masses, there is a recitation of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary at 11:30 a.m. Confession is available after every Low Mass. Holy Family Parish is a Catholic mission-parish of St. Joan of Arc in Yountville. 1241 Niebaum Lane, Rutherford. 944-2461.
HOLY GROUND CHRISTIAN CENTER
Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m., and Bible study is Wednesday at 7 p.m. 3860 Broadway, Suite 111, American Canyon. 373-2015.
LIVING VINE CHURCH
We meet every Sunday morning at 10. 3305 Linda Vista Avenue, Napa. 226-5551.
MEMORIAL CHAPEL AT VETERANS HOME OF CALIFORNIA, YOUNTVILLE
Sunday worship service 10:15 a.m. Coffee fellowship one hour before service. Bible study on Wednesday at 1 p.m., Fellowship Room, with refreshments served; prayer meetings Thursday at 1 p.m. The memorial chapel is on the Veterans Home at Yountville campus on California Drive, across from the administration building. 944-4840. The public is welcome.
MONT LA SALLE CHAPEL
Roman Catholic liturgical services are open to all in this chapel of the De la Salle Christian Brothers at 4401 Redwood Road, Napa. Sunday Mass is celebrated at 11 a.m.
NAPA COMMUNITY SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
Please join us on Saturday at 10 a.m. for Sabbath School and Connection Classes. Stay for the worship service at 11:15 a.m. Our Community Services is open on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon at 2110 Seminary St., 252-8552, Napacomm.com, 1105 G St., Napa, 252-2444.
NAPA METHODIST CHURCH
Napa Methodist is a progressive church where all people are welcome! This Sunday, the Holy Communion Worship service at 9:30 a.m. will include Pastor Marylee Sheffer's sermon, "The Remembrance of Christmas Past: Hope from Heartbreak." At 11 a.m., the Fusion Worship and Holy Communion service sermon will be "Bearing the Beams of Love."
NAPA FRIENDS MEETING (QUAKERS)
Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Silent meeting in the custom of Friends. Meet at the VOICES Youth Center, 780 Lincoln Ave., Napa. Enter at parking lot on left side of building, using door at end of wheelchair ramp. Quaker signs will be posted on Sunday mornings. We welcome visiting friends or those who are new to Quaker practice. Children’s program available with advance notice. firstname.lastname@example.org; 253-1505.
NAPA VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH
Join us Sundays at 9:30 a.m. for Bible Study for all ages, 10:30 a.m. for worship service and a fun, interactive and energetic children’s program for preschool through fifth grade. Nursery provided for all Sunday services. 2303 Trower Ave., Napa. napavalleybaptist.org; 252-2100.
NAPA VALLEY BIBLE CHAPEL
Dr. Don Tinder will continue his series on the Bible book of Hebrews in the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, Dec. 9. An internationally recognized church history scholar and dean of the Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies at Olivet Theological College and Seminary, Tinder has served as associate editor of Christianity Today and earned his doctorate in historical theology from Yale University. We start Sunday services by remembering the Lord’s death, burial and resurrection during a time of worship and thanksgiving at 9:30 a.m., followed by a fellowship and coffee time starting at 10:30 a.m. At 11 a.m., we enjoy a time of Bible teaching. On Wednesdays at 6 p.m., we meet for a brief Bible study and a time of prayer. 1559 Second St., Napa. napavalleybiblechapel.com.
NAPA VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH
Who really was Jesus, and why did he really come to earth? We celebrate his birthday rather lavishly, but do we really know who he is? More importantly, what does a 2,000 year birthday have to do with our world today? Join us this Sunday at 10 a.m. as we open God’s Word to study John 1 and the theme: From Son to Sons. Childcare and Sunday school provided. 4149 Linda Vista Ave, Napa. www.NapaValleyChurch.org. NVCC is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church.
NAPA VALLEY LUTHERAN
Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Includes Children's Time. Fellowship time follows. All are welcome. Church is located at Jefferson and Elm. 226-8166, napavalleylutheran.org
NAPA VALLEY UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISTS
At 9:30 a.m., service leader is Rev. Christian Schmidt. The sermon is, “Where Do We Come From?” Contemporary Unitarian Universalism is a pluralist, non-creedal religious group that attempts to be radically welcoming. But our roots come from different places; as we approach Christmas, it's worth engaging with our Christian roots and talking about how we relate to them now. 11 a.m. sermon is “Whodunit” Traditional service with Rev. Christian Schmidt and Sunday Service Assistant, Vicki Wolf. Join us as we explore our world through the lens of mystery novels. Is life a mystery to solve, are we called to be great detectives, and if so, then who dun it? Infant care, child care, and religious education provided. 1625 Salvador Ave., Napa; www.nvuu.org; 707-226-9220.
NEW LIFE TABERNACLE
Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship service at 11. Sunday evening service the first Sunday of every month. Bible study on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. 2625 First St., Napa. 255-1062; NewLifeNapa.com.
ST. APOLLINARIS CATHOLIC CHURCH
All masses are in English. Visitors are welcome. Sunday Mass times: 7:30, 9 and 10:30 a.m., noon, and 5:30 p.m., Saturday Evening (Vigil for Sunday) 4:30 p.m. Daily mass times: Monday-Friday: 7 and 8:45 a.m.; Saturday: 8:45 a.m . Confession: Saturdays: 3:30-4:15 p.m., Monday-Friday: 6:30-6:50 a.m., Monday-Saturday: 8:15-8:35 a.m. 3700 Lassen St., Napa.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
St. John the Baptist Church holds daily masses in English at 7:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. Weekend masses are Saturday at 5 p.m. (English) and 7 p.m. (Spanish) and Sunday 8 a.m. (Spanish), 10 a.m. (English), noon (Spanish), and 5 p.m. (English). Wednesday evening mass at 7 (Spanish). Corner of Caymus and Yajome streets in downtown Napa.
ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH
Sunday services are at 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. The early service makes use of traditional Lutheran liturgy and hymns, with the singing led by the organ. The 10:15 service is more informal with the singing led by the band. Children’s church is offered during the 10:15 service for preschool through 4th grade.
ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Worship on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. or Sundays at 8 a.m. or 10 a.m. (organ and choir). Children’s Chapel (Sunday school) is at 9:50 a.m. Sunday. Nursery care is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Coffee hour follows the worship services on Sunday. 1917 Third St., Napa. 255-0991; StMarysNapa.org.
ST. STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., sung using the 1928 Book of Common Prayer. Refreshments and social time after the 10:30 service. 1250 Oakville Grade, Oakville. 944-8915; ststephensoakville.org.
ST. THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH
Mass times are Saturday at 4 p.m. (English), Sunday at 8 a.m. (English), 11 a.m. (English) and 1:30 p.m. (Spanish). Daily mass is at 9 a.m., except on the first Friday, which is at noon and in English. 2725 Elm St., Napa. 255-2949; stthomasaquinasnapa.com.
Worship meetings every Sunday at 9 a.m. – breakfast included! Everyone is welcome and we always includes solid Bible teaching. Need something less churchy? Try our 10:30 a.m. Coffee and Conversation time: A Bible study which allows anyone to bring their questions about life, spirituality, and Jesus to the table. Join us for one or both each week. Children’s meetings are available too. The Salvation Army, 590 Franklin Street, Napa, CA 94559. 707-226-8150 Napa.Salvationarmy.Org
THE FATHER’S HOUSE
Service times are Saturday at 6 p.m., and Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m. Child care and “Kid’s Church” are available (ages infant through sixth grade). Youth ministry “Encounter” meets every Wednesday night at 7. Celebrate Recovery meets on Monday nights at 6:30. 2557 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Napa. tfh.org.
UNITY SPIRITUAL CENTER IN NAPA VALLEY
Sunday, Dec. 9, at the 10 a.m. service, Unity will welcome, Rev. Robert Brach. His message is titled,“The Second Sunday of Advent: My Peace I Give Unto You.” His theme: In keeping with the advent theme of peace for the second Sunday, we will be looking at the concepts of peace and harmony within us and our world and that relationship to achieving it. We will look at the words attributed to Jesus of Nazareth by the writer of the gospel of John “Peace I leave with you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." Please join with us in our second Advent Sunday, celebration! Our Sunday Service music will be performed this week by our guest musician, Ric Morgan. 11:40 a.m., Forum. Following a brief refreshment break, Rev. Bob will facilitate a discussion group, question/answer session, pertaining to his message. Sunday Service and Forum are held at the historic Grange Hall, 3275 Hagen Road (1 mile east of the Silverado Trail), Napa. Parking next to the building. www.Facebook.com/USCNV www.UnitySpiritualCenterNapa.org (707) 255-6881.
YOUNTVILLE COMMUNITY CHURCH
This Sunday at 10 a.m., we will have our weekly service. The main church building is under repairs and we are meeting in our Sunday School classrooms on the North side of the church. Come join us for coffee, doughnuts, and learn about our Savior, Jesus Christ. Sunday School is for all ages. We have an Adult Bible class, Youth Group (fifth-eight grades and high school students,) and Children's classes "Jesus and Me," (Birth-Kindergarten) and first through fifth grades are offered. Church office hours, Tuesday 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday-Thursday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 6619 Yount Street, Yountville, 944-2179.