Join The Crossing for Christmas Eve

Join us for a time of meaningful worship and prayer. Services will be at 7:30, 8:45, 10:00, and 11:15 a.m. on December 24.

All ages are welcome. At 7:30 and 11:15 a.m. Crossing Kids will be available for Infants-Preschoolers. And at 8:45 and 10:00 a.m, Crossing Kids will be available for Infants-2nd Graders. Service activity bags will be available for kids attending the worship service in the auditorium.

Can't join in person? Tune in online!

We will livestream each of the four Christmas Eve services at

Did you know The Crossing app is available on Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV devices? Stream our Christmas Eve service directly to your home with one of these apps!

Christmas in Columbia

The Magic Tree





What is the Magic Tree?

Nearly 200,000 colorful lights (that's 38 miles worth!) illuminate The Crossing's 85-foot sycamore tree, reminding us that all 200,000 members of Boone county matter to God.

Stop by to admire The Magic Tree and take photos anytime. Plus, you won't want to miss our special Friday night experiences. 

Find more details about what to expect at the Magic Tree in 2023 here: 

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Looking for more encouragement this Christmas?



Check out Light in the Night: An Online Christmas Experience.

This full service from Christmas 2020 was a way to worship together online when we couldn't be together in person. We hope it continues to encourage you this year.