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 Diwali.” Spanish Meditation Mondays 7—8 p.m. Course in Miracles on Tuesdays from 6:15—8:15 p.m. Open Meditation on Wednesdays from 6:30—7 p.m. Holiday activities include Candle Light Service, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. and Metaphysical Christmas Service, Dec. 23 at 10:30 a.m. World Peace Meditation, Dec. 31 at 4 a.m. Visioning for the New Year workshop with Rev Julie Schmidt, Jan. 5 from 10 a.m.—12:30 p.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
Happy Holidays from Congregation Beth Shalom, the center of Jewish Life in Napa Valley. Sabbath services on Dec. 14, will be led by Nadya Schmeder, followed by Oneg Shabbat hosted by Rona Brackett. We are located at 1455 Elm Street, www.cbsnapa.org, 253-7305
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. 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 a Sunday service at First Christian Church. This Sunday’s theme is joy. Our Sunday service is at 10 a.m. 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 fccnapa.org.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Please join us this week as Pastor David preaches, the sermon title is “Whose Child Is This?” with a scripture references of Matthew 1:18-25. Visitors are always welcome! We sing Christmas Carols at 9 a.m. and we have Presbyterian Day School tots singing for us this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Our delicious Christmas Brunch will be in the gym from 9 until 11 a.m. Look for our greeters near the front doors to answer any questions. Childcare for newborn to age 4 is available each week. Our weekly Sunday School programs for this week are: The Friendship Class at 10; The Adult Bible Study meets at 10:30 a.m. 1333 Third St., 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 at the chapel of the De La Salle Christian Brothers at 4401 Redwood Road, Napa. Christmas Mass during the Night will be celebrated at 9 p.m. Christmas Eve. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., carols sung by choir and congregation will precede the Mass. There will be no Mass in the chapel on Christmas Day, but there will be a Mass on New Year’s Day at 11 a.m. Mass is celebrated every Sunday 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, Dec. 16, at 9:30 a.m. hear Pastor Marylee Sheffer’s sermon, “God Bless Us Everyone: The Ghost of Christmas Present.” At 11 a.m., hear “Bearing the Beams of Love.” 625 Randolph Street.
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. email@example.com; 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
Norman Reece will speak in the 11 a.m. Bible hour on Sunday, Dec. 16. 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
Jesus came as a baby in a manager 2,000 years ago. But who really was Jesus? Our text today explores the truth that this baby is in reality, the Lord of the Universe. Join us this Sunday at 10 a.m. as we study Matthew 1 and Hebrews 2 together. Child care and Sunday school provided. This Sunday we also welcome Christian recording artist Holly Star who will lead us in worship. 4149 Linda Vista Ave, Napa. www.napavalleychurch.org. NVCC is a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church. Christmas Eve service at 5:30 p.m.
NAPA VALLEY LUTHERAN
Sunday worship at 10 am. 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
On Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m., service is led by Catherine Joseph. Her sermon is “Cultivating a Virtuous Character (What We Choose: Ethics for UU’s #4).” Striving to live a virtuous life has been espoused by Aristotle, Jesus, Gandhi, and the Dalai Lama. In what ways is this approach sensible? In what ways might it present challenges? Is it possible to “fake it ‘til you make it”? What are important virtues to cultivate in our daily living? Can virtuous living be considered a spiritual practice? How should we respond when we personally fall short of virtues we hold dear? At 11 a.m., join Ginger Fisher and Sunday Service Assistant Rainer Hoenicke and NVUU’s children and a celebration of the winter holidays, including our congregation’s first attempt at a “No Rehearsal Christmas Pageant.” Don’t be surprised if you are invited to join in the storytelling fun! Infant care, child care, and religious education provided. 1625 Salvador Ave., Napa; www.nvuu.org; Tel: 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. 16 at 10 a.m.: Unity welcomes, Rev. Kathryn Brenson, her message is titled,“The Third Sunday of Advent- A Christmas Gift of Love.” Her theme: “This is the third Sunday of Advent and the theme for the coming week, I Love Christmas is about love in so many ways! Of course, spiritual love and family love, but it’s also a time to commit to deepen the love we express every day in every way and especially the love that we give ourselves. Please join with us in our third Advent Sunday, celebration!.” Our Sunday Service music will be performed this week by our guest musician, Ric Morgan. 11:40 a.m. No Forum will be conducted this week. Instead our Christmas Potluck will begin directly after Sunday Service. Sunday Service and Forum are held at the historic Grange Hall, 3275 Hagan 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, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. we will have our weekly service. This is the Third Sunday of Advent, which is Joy. 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.