Tree Lighting
With Friends

Let the festivities begin! We’re kicking off our favorite season of the year with holiday-filled services and our annual dazzling tree lighting ceremony on Saturday night, December 3. Enjoy free activities including a train ride, real snow play area, food and more!

Event Details

Tree Lighting Ceremony and Activities
Saturday, December 3rd  | 6:15P - 8:30P
5091 Mountain View Ave., Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Pavilion and Side Lot

Tickets are not required for admission, however meal tickets will be available for purchase during the event.

Before the world…
Before the star of Bethlehem…
Before our Savior was born…
God’s love for you began.

Good news…
God’s love is everlasting and alive in all of us! Come celebrate Christmas with Friends Church and experience the timeless message of Jesus’ birth through music, prayer, and the unity of our community.

We welcome all, including your family, friends and anyone who loves the holidays to enjoy this powerful and uplifting event that truly captures the real reason for the season!

Event Highlights

  • Holiday Kick-Off Celebration Services
    Saturday, December 3rd | 5P
    Sunday, December 4th | 9+11A
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony
    On December 3rd, we’re going to start the evening off right with some joyful music by the Friends Christian School Choir. Followed by a dazzling display as we light the Christmas Tree which signifies the start of the season.
  • Live Reindeer Photo Op
    Take home a magical memory with our photo op, complete with sled and live reindeer.
  • Hot Chocolate Station
    Warm up with hot chocolate topped with marshmallows and your favorite sweets.
  • Real Snow Play
    Something we don’t see in Southern California often, REAL snow! Build a snow man or make a snow angel in our real snow play area.
  • Train Ride
    View jolly inflatables, cheery lights, and festive music aboard the Christmas train.
  • In-N-Out and Chick-Fil-A Dinner
    Meal tickets will be available for purchase during the event.
  • Holiday Kids Crafts
    Gather the family for some fun festive crafts. This is the perfect time to make that homemade gift for a loved one this season.

Location and Service Times

DEC 21 | 7P
DEC 22 | 7P
DEC 23 | 5P, 7P
DEC 24 | 11A, 1P, 3P, 5P
Campus Address
5091 Mountain View Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
On Dec 25, Dec 31 and Jan 1 we will not be gathering in person. Online services will be available.

We will have Children's Programming for children from Birth - Preschool for all Christmas Eve services.
DEC 23 | 6P
DEC 24 | 1P, 3P, 5P
DEC 24 | 11P Candlelight Service
Campus Address
426 W Almond Ave, Orange, CA 92866
We will not be meeting in person on 12/25 and 1/1.

Instead, please join us for an online service called "Church in the City" where you can attend at any time with your friends and family. This service will go live on 12/25.
DEC 18 | 11A
DEC 24 | 5P
Servicios en espanol
Campus Address
5211 Lakeview Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
On 12/25 and 1/1 we will not be gathering in person. Online services will be available for 1/1.
DEC 24 | 3P, 5P
Campus Address
3240 Hamner Ave., Norco, CA 92869
We will not be meeting in person on 12/25 and 1/1.

Instead, please join us for an online service called "Church in the City" where you can attend at any time with your friends and family. This service will go live on 12/25.
DEC 22 | 7P
Campus Address
5600 Crescent Ave, Buena Park, CA
We will not be meeting in person on 12/25 and 1/1.

Instead, please join us for an online service called "Church in the City" where you can attend at any time with your friends and family. This service will go live on 12/25.
Online services available on our YouTube Channel.