Christmas at Parkside

Christmas at Parkside

The message and meaning of Christ Jesus’ birth will be celebrated in words and music throughout
the month of December.

Christmas Eve Services

December 24 at 5pm and 7pm
Childcare will not be offered during the Christmas Eve Services but children are welcome to all services and will feel especially comfortable during the 5pm service. Both the Mother's Room and Parents' Room will be open. 

Christmas Day Services

December 25 at 9am and 11am with no evening service
There will be no nursery or preschool classes offered, however both the Mother's Room and Parents' Room will be open.

New Year's Day Services

January 1 at 9:45am and 11:15am with no evening service
There will be no nursery or preschool classes offered, however both the Mother's Room and Parents' Room will be open.


Christmas Concerts

This year we are using a seat ticketing system to help make it easier for you to invite friends and guarantee a seat at the concerts for both you and your guests.  All tickets are free and available at the church or online.

All Tickets for All Concerts Have Already Been Reserved:

We would be glad for you to join us for the Concerts either in the Commons or venue where we will have excellent audio and video of the concert as well as cookies and coffee.
Our waitlist for tickets has been closed due to demand.
If you have already added your name to the wait list we will e-mail you with tickets and a confirmation if your request is fulfilled.  Thank you!   

Please Note:

  • Overflow seating with video and audio will be available in the commons and venue if all tickets are reserved.
  • You can print out your tickets or display them on your smartphone or mobile device.
  • If you are not going to use tickets that you have already reserved please go online and cancel those seats so others can use them.  If you are unable to you cancel them yourself you can e-mail and we will cancel those tickets.  
  • Nursery care for ages birth-35 months will be provided on December 9, 10, 11 at the 7 pm concerts only.  No nursery care for the Thursday evening concert or Saturday matinee.

Directions for cancelling tickets:

  • E-mail us at please specify if you would like to cancel an entire order or specific seats.
  • You can also drop off the tickets you will not be using at the bookstore during the week or at the tables in the Venue Foyer on Sunday.  

Concerts are as follows:

  • Thursday December 8th at 7:00pm
  • Friday December 9th at 7:00pm
  • Saturday December 10th at 3:00pm and 7:00pm
  • Sunday December 11th at 7:00pm

Concert Servers Needed

Can you help us by serving at the concerts this year? We need assistance in two areas: as a nursery volunteer and as a general volunteer.

  • Nursery Volunteers are still needed at the 7PM concerts on Friday and Saturday.
  • General volunteers are needed at every concert, Thursday-Sunday. 

Please click on this link to sign up to serve.

Sunday Services

December 18 at 8:15am, 9:45am & 11:15am with no evening service 
January 1 at 8:15am, 9:45am & 11:15am with no evening service
Nursery care - kindergarten classes will meet as usual. No other classes will meet.


Christmas Benevolence Project
Parkside Church desires to share the joy of Christmas with families in need, both in the Cleveland area and our surrounding community, by purchasing essentials and Christmas gifts for children in these families. If you would like to join us please place your check in the offering plate with “Christmas Benevolence Project” on the memo line. We will do the shopping!

Recommended Reading
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Church Offices
Please note that the church offices will be closed on December 23, December 26, December 30 and January 2.