The Promise of Christmas

Christmas Eve 2022

3 pm - 5 pm - 6:30 pm - 8 pm


Want to celebrate Christmas Eve at New Cov? 

We'd love to have you! Check out this video from our Pastor of Worship & Creative Arts, Dr. Bret Welstead.

Service Times & What to Expect



Joyful carols and songs to celebrate Jesus’ birth, a message about the Promise of Christmas, a special offering to Fresh Start in Lincoln, and candle lighting… the perfect way to celebrate Christmas with your household. Come early to enjoy the music of harpist Heidi Beran.



This service will be identical to our 3:00pm service, but will not be offered via livestream. 




This service will be identical to our 3:00pm service, but will not be offered via livestream. 




Our late service will be smaller and more intimate. Enjoy most everything from our earlier services, but carols and songs accompanied by acoustic music, located in the Flipside.


Can't attend the earlier services but planning to stay home? The 3:00pm service will be rebroadcast at 7:40pm with 20 minutes of harp music by Heidi Beran. The service itself will start at 8:00pm.

Respond to the Christmas Eve Message

At the end of the message, Pastor Troy will ask everyone to respond to the message. Use the button below to take you to our response page.

When You Arrive

Feel free to come early, as these services do fill up quickly. Harpist Heidi Beran will be playing 20 minutes before the beginning of the first two services.


As you enter the main entrance, please grab a candle (LED will be provided as an option as well), that will be used later in the service.

Connect with us online:

Coming up at New Cov:


Although Christmas is on a Sunday this year, we will not be having Christmas Day service and want to encourage you to spend time with family and friends celebrating the Promise of Christmas. The following week, service on January 1 will be online only. Click the button below to learn about all of the exciting things coming up at New Cov!

Test drive a past sermon from Pastor Troy or other members of our speaking team.

Christmas Eve Special Offering


Each year, we take a special offering on Christmas Eve that benefits a local organization that is serving our community. This year, our offering will support Fresh Start in Lincoln. "Fresh Start is a proactive agency focused on eradicating homelessness for women through quality services and expanded partnerships."

How To Give to Fresh Start



We will have a locked donation box available for people to give by check or cash during our in-person services.



You can give online by using the button below. If you are new to givng through our online system, you will be asked to fill out some basic information and enter your payment method before proceeding.



We also accept checks made out to New Covenant Community Church. Please put Christmas Eve in the memo line of the check and mail it to:


New Covenant Community Church

6000 S 84th St

Lincoln, NE  68516


Checks must be postmarked by December 31st.