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Tokyo English Christmas Church Services

Tokyo English Christmas Church Services 2015

Tokyo English Christmas Church ServicesIf you are in Tokyo for the holidays, consider attending one of the many beautiful Tokyo English Christmas Church Services. We have listed up seven churches in Tokyo and a handful in Yokohama and Osaka. Some of my best memories of a child are attending services. Even if you are unable to frequent church during the year make your Christmas even more special with family and friends and visit this Christmas to remember and worship!

Tokyo English Christmas Church Services 2015

1. Franciscan Chapel Center (Roppongi, Tokyo)Franciscan Chapel Center Tokyo BestLivingJapan.com Tokyo English Christmas Church
Religion: Catholic
Services in English: Christmas Eve 16:30 Mass of the Vigil of Christmas; 20:15 Lessons and Carols, 21:00 Mass; Christmas Day 8:00 Mass of Dawn, 12:00 Mass of the Day, 19:00 Mass of the Day
Address: 4-2-37 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Access: 2 min walk from Roppongi Subway Station

St. Alban's Anglican Episcopal Church Tokyo Bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo English Christmas Church2. St. Alban’s Anglican Episcopal Church (Shiba Koen, Tokyo)
Religion: Episcopal
Services in English: Christmas Eve 17:00 Family Eucharist; 19:00 & 22:00 Holy Eucharist; Christmas Day 10:30 Holy Eucharist
Address: 3-6-25 Shiba Koen Minato-ku
Access: 5 min walk from Kamiyacho Subway Station

3. St. Ignatius Catholic Church (Yotsuya, Tokyo)St. Ignatius Catholic Church Tokyo BestLivingJapan.com
Religion: Catholic
Services in English: Christmas Eve 22:30 Mass; Christmas Day 12:00 Mass
Address: Koujimachi 6-5-1, Chiyoda-ku
Access: 1 minute walking from Yotsuya Station (Beside Sophia University on the JR Chuo Line/Subway: Marunouchi and Namboku Lines

Tokyo English Christmas Church4. St. Paul International Lutheran Church (Fujimi, Tokyo)
Religion: Lutheran
Services in English: Christmas Eve 19:00 Christmas Carols and Candlelight Worship; Christmas Day 11:00 Holy Communion Worship
Address: 1-2-32 Fujimi, Chiyoda, Tokyo
Access: 5-10 min walk from Idabashi and Kudanshita stations

5. Tokyo Union Church (Omotesando, Tokyo)Tokyo English Christmas Church Tokyo Union Church BestLivingJapan.com
Religion: Protestant
Services in English: Christmas Eve 16:00 Children’s Service, 19:00 Candlelight Worship Service, 21:00 Candlelight Worship Service; Christmas Day 11:00 Worship Service
Address: 5-7-7 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Access: 3 min walk from Omotesando station

Tokyo Baptist Church BestLivingJapan Tokyo English Christmas Church6. Tokyo Baptist Church (Shibuya, Tokyo)
Religion: Baptist
Services in English: Christmas Eve Christmas Day 
Address: 9-2 Hachiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Access: 5 min walk from Daikanyama Station on the Tokyu Toyoko Line

7. Tokyo Lutheran Church (Shinjuku, Tokyo)

Religion: Lutheran
Services in English: 20:00 Christmas Eve Candle Service in EnglishTokyo English Christmas Church
Address: 1-14-14 Ookubo Shinjuku, Tokyo
Access: 5 Minutes walk from Shin-Okubo Station. 7 minutes Okubo Station or 10 minutes Higashi-Shinjuku Station

Yokohama English Christmas Church Services 2015

8. Yokohama Christ Church (Naka-ku, Yokohama)Tokyo English Christmas Church
Religion: Episcopal
Services in English: Christmas Eve 23:30 Carols & Midnight Mass  Christmas Day 9.30am English Eucharist for Christmas Day
Address: 235 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama
Access: 5 min walk from the Station Motomachi-chukagai on the Minato-mirai line

9. Sacred Heart Cathedral (Naka-ku, Yokohama)safe_image.php
Religion: Catholic
Services in English:  Christmas Eve gates open at 21:00, Carols at 21:30 and Mass begins at 22:00.
Address: 44 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama
Access: 5 min walk from JR Ishikawacho Station

10. Yokohama International Baptist Church (045-621-5858), near JR Yamate Station, offers a Christmas cantata by its adult choir. Ministries in English, German, Tagalog, Korean and Japanese. Here is a link to their Christmas events.


11. Osaka International Church (06-6768-4385), near JR Tamatsukuri Station, offers Christmas service at 10:15, caroling on Shinsaibashisuji Street in the late afternoon; candlelight service at 19:00 Dec. 24.

12. Japan Evangelical Lutheran Church, Osaka (06-6941-3067), near Tanimachi-yonchome subway station, offers a Christmas sermon at 19:00 Dec. 24.


Tokyo English Christmas Church Services 2015


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