Christmas at Camelback 2018

Celebrate the sights, sounds, and spirit of the Christmas season at Camelback Bible Church. Join us alongside family and friends at these festive musical events, holiday traditions, and Advent services.

Lessons and Carols

Christmas Eve Services
December 24 | Services at 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm
Complimentary general admission seating

Come celebrate Christmas – history’s greatest event, the arrival of a Savior! These identical Lessons and Carols services are patterned after the pageantry of King’s College in Cambridge, England. Hear readings that tell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ and celebrate in grand style with carols, organ, choir, bells, and brass.  Make this glorious event part of your Christmas tradition with family and friends! Childcare provided through age 5.


Advent Sundays – Let Earth Receive Her King

Services at 9:00 am and 10:45 am

  • December 2 – The Long-Awaited King, Matthew 1:1-17
  • December 9 – The Virgin Birth, Matthew 1:18-25
  • December 16 – From Baghdad to  Bethlehem, Matthew 2:1-12
  • December 23 – Out of Egypt, Matthew 2:13-23

Listen to SERMONS

Advent Devotionals and Resources

Celebrating Advent with Your Children by Reverend Ron Elwardt

Why Celebrate Advent? by Timothy Paul Jones

Joy to the World: A Christmas Hymn Reconsidered by Alyssa Poblete



Women’s Christmas Brunch

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: The Miracle of the Mundane

Saturday, December 1 | 10:00 am – 11:30 AM
Family Life Center | Tickets: $8

Celebrate this wondrous time of year with uplifting worship, a special message, and fellowship around good food. LEARN MORE

Birthday Party for Jesus

Sunday, December 23, 9:00 am & 10:45 am
For grades 1-6

Join us in celebrating the BEST birthday of the year! Come learn the true meaning of Christmas, hear a special message, make a craft, sing Christmas carols, and enjoy birthday cake!

Younger children will also have a special time celebrating Jesus’ birth in their regular classrooms.

Bells at the Garden

Come enjoy Camelback’s Sanctuary Handbell Ensemble at the Desert Botanical Garden on December 6, 10, and 18 during Las Noches de Las Luminarias.

Concerts hosted by Camelback

Bach’s Magnificat

Presented by the North Valley Chorale
Saturday, December 1 at 1:30 pm


Comfort and Joy

Presented by the Phoenix Girls Chorus
Sunday, December 9 at 5:00 pm


Handel’s Messiah

Presented by the Phoenix Symphony and Symphony Chorus
Friday, December 14 at 7:30 pm


Halle Holidays

Presented by the Phoenix Boys Choir
Saturday, December 15 at 5:00 pm


Holidays with Orpheus

Presented by the Orpheus Male Chorus
Sunday, December 16 at 3:00 pm


A Chorale Christmas

Presented by the Phoenix Chorale
Monday, December 17 at 7:30 pm


Doors open 30 minutes prior to concert time for all performances.

Tickets mus be purchased through the performing organization. Tickets are not available through Camelback Bible Church.

All concerts are hosted at Camelback Bible Church in the Sanctuary
3900 E. Stanford, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

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For general questions, please contact (602) 955-6370