Christmas Church Services on Sanibel & Captiva

The Christmas season often brings memories of cold weather, snowy grounds, warm hot chocolate and annual family visits. While we do not usually have “cold” weather and have never seen snowy grounds for Christmas on Sanibel Island, it is still a special time of gathering together and spreading holiday cheer.

Our island churches really shine during the holidays, with great performances, services, and songs to celebrate the season. For those interested in attending a Christmas church service on island this year, here’s a list of what’s happening Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Whichever you attend, we do suggest showing up early to make sure you have a seat and/or parking spot. Biking is a great option when possible – and makes for a great memory to share!

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Services on Sanibel & Captiva Island

Captiva Chapel by the Sea

  • Christmas Eve
    • Service with Christmas Carols, 6:00pm
  • Christmas Day
    • Service, 10:00am

Sanibel Community Church

  • Christmas Eve
    • Contemporary service with choir and candles, 4:00pm & 6:00pm
    • Traditional service with choir, 8:00pm
    • Traditional service with choir and Lord’s Supper, 11:00pm
  • Christmas Day
    • No service

Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ

  • Christmas Eve
    • Traditional service at Lighthouse Beach, 5:00pm
    • Candle-light service at Church, 9:00pm
  • Christmas Day
    • No service

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church

  • Christmas Eve
    • Children’s Pageant, 5:00pm
    • Traditional Service, 8:00pm
  • Christmas Day
    • Traditional Service, 10:00am

St. Isabel Catholic Church

  • Christmas Eve
    • Mass, 5:00pm & 10:00pm
  • Christmas Day
    • Mass, 10:30am
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