We are a multigenerational, social justice-oriented community of joyful, imperfect people who welcome absolutely everybody with hospitality, openness and acceptance.

Christmas in Montclair


Spending Christmas in Oakland? We invite you to celebrate with the Montclair Presbyterian Church community.

Join us for a family-friendly service, Christmas Eve at 5:30 PM. There is childcare available in the nursery for young children, but many families choose to keep their little ones with them in the service. It will be an upbeat and festive time, with choir and children’s choir singing. Or join us at 9:00 PM for a candlelight service of a more meditative tone. At each service expect favorite carols with organ accompaniment, the Christmas story told, and possibly a special appearance by one of the characters from the Christmas story…

Between the two services there will be a Hot Cider Social in the Family Room.

Who Are We?

We are multigenerational, kid-friendly, social-justice oriented, and welcoming to absolutely everybody. We come from a wide range of spiritual places: some of our members identify as “agnostic”, some as “spiritual”, some as Jewish, and others as “Christian with Buddhist influences.” While we’re different in many ways, we share a common desire to create a caring community and to make the world a better place. If you join our celebration this Christmas, please do not worry about wearing the “right” clothes or believing the “right” thing – that’s just not what we’re about. Come as you are, sing with whatever kind of voice you have, let your children wiggle in the pews… share the Christmas joy!

questions? contact us.