Advent and Christmas 2021

St. Edmund's Episcopal Church
San Marino, California


Christmas Worship Services in San Marino, California

Our schedule of services for the 2021 season

Christmas Eve, December 24, 4:30 PM

Christmas Eve Family Worship Service

The petting zoo animals, including our friend the camel, return once again to take part in this family friendly service of the Holy Eucharist on Christmas Eve. Children of the parish present a Christmas Nativity pageant.

Christmas Eve, December 24, 8:40 PM

Candlelight Christmas Eve Worship Service

Join us for this great celebration as we rejoice in the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The Modern Brass Quintet will provide a brief brass concert of Christmas songs beginning at 8:40, with the service of Holy Eucharist beginning at 9 PM. 

Christmas Morning, December 25, 10 AM

Christmas Morning Chapel Service

Gather with us on Christmas morning for this warm celebration of the Eucharist with favorite Hymns and organ in our historic chapel. 

December 26 and January 2, 8 AM & 10 AM

Sundays iN The Christmas Season

St. Edmund’s celebration of the twelve days of Christmas continues across the following two Sundays at our Sunday services. Join us for worship in our chapel at 8 AM and the church at 10 AM.

Looking Back On ADVENT

Sunday, DECEMBER 5, 7:30 PM

FestivaL of Advent Lessons and Carols

Guest singers from the LA Opera Chorus and Master Chorale will again join the St. Edmund’s Choir for this classic service of Lessons and Carols. Beloved hymns and anthems of the Anglican Choral tradition are woven together with readings from the Bible to tell the story of Israel’s long awaited Messiah.

November 28 - December 19

The Four Sundays Of Advent

Advent is the season of the Anglican liturgical calendar during which we prepare ourselves in mind and spirit to welcome the Light of the World, Jesus Christ. Join us for worship each Sunday as we walk this hopeful path towards the arrival of the Savior.

But wait! Before you go...

We’d like to offer you some music to take with you for this holiday season. Please enjoy this playlist of favorite Christmas and Advent carols, recorded live at St. Edmund’s over the years.

A Note About Covid-19

St. Edmund’s is committed to abiding by the recommendations of the public health authorities. Here are a few things we are doing in order to worship safely:

  • Face masks are required at all times while indoors.
  • While social distancing is no longer mandatory, the pews near the rear of the sanctuary will continue to be marked for those who want to social distance.
  • Our services will continue to be livestreamed on YouTube for those who want to watch from home.
  • Vaccination is the single best step to protect yourself and others. Go to to find an appointment near you.

St. Edmund’s continues to pray for those who have been affected by the virus and all those who care for them. We will continue to monitor the situation and strive to make the best judgements for the health and safety of our community.

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1175 S San Gabriel Blvd

San Marino, CA 91108

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