Enjoy the 31st annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship this holiday season in Downtown Frederick. This special open house celebrates Frederick’s tradition of religious diversity, local history, and the holiday season on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 4-9 p.m.

As the sun begins to set, visitors can tour many of Frederick’s famous clustered spires and other historic houses of worship by candlelight.  At a dozen sites, guests will be welcomed with special programs, angelic choirs, and nativity scenes. 

The 2016 Participating Historic Houses of Worship sites in Downtown Frederick included:

  • Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ -11 W. Church Street
  • Trinity Chapel United Church of Christ- 10 W. Church Street
  • Asbury Methodist United Methodist Church- W. All Saints & Court Streets
  • All Saints’ Episcopal Church- 106 W. Church Street
  • Christian Science Society – 104 N. Court Street
  • Calvary United Methodist Church- N. Bentz & W. 2nd Streets
  • Frederick Presbyterian Church- 115 W. 2nd Street
  • Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church- 8 W. 2nd Street
  • Grace United Methodist Church- 25 E. 2nd Street
  • Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church-118 E. 2nd Street
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church- 35 E. Church Street
  • Joseph Dill Baker Carillon- Baker Park

Hospitality Rooms & Refreshments
Hospitality rooms and refreshments will be offered at All Saints Episcopal Church- 106 W. Church St.; Christian Science Society- 104 N. Court St.; Calvary United Methodist Church- N. Bentz and W 2nd St.; Frederick Presbyterian Church- 115 W. 2nd St.; Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church- 8 W. 2nd St.; Grace United Church of Christ- 25 E. 2nd St.; Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church- 118 E. 2nd St.; and Evangelical Lutheran Church-35 E. Church St.

Public Restrooms are available at select sites on the tour.  Visitors can find convenient parking in the Church Street Garage, Carroll Creek Garage, West Patrick Street Garage, or at meters along the streets.

Brochures
For your free copy of a tour brochure, including a map, stop by the Frederick Visitor Center (151 S. East Street, Frederick, MD), participating church sites or local Roy Rogers Restaurants, and sponsor locations.

The event is coordinated by Visit Frederick (The Tourism Council of Frederick County) and sponsored by The Plamondon Companies, Frederick County Bank, and The Frederick News-Post.  For more information, contact the Frederick Visitor Center at 1-800-999-3613, 301-600-4047, or by email at tourism@fredco-md.net.

While correct at time of publication, these events are subject to change.  Please contact the Frederick Visitor Center at 301-600-4047 for more event information or to confirm events.

Inclement Weather Policy
Cancellation of this event will not occur unless there is a Snow Emergency Plan in effect for Frederick City. If this happens, the entire event will be cancelled.  Isolated circumstances can warrant individual cancellations.

 

Enjoy the 28th annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship this holiday season in Downtown Frederick. This special open house celebrates Frederick’s tradition of religious diversity, local history, and the holiday season on Friday, December 26, 2014 from 4-9 p.m.

As the sun begins to set, visitors can tour many of Frederick’s famous clustered spires and other historic houses of worship by candlelight.  At a dozen sites, guests will be welcomed with special programs, angelic choirs, and nativity scenes.  

View Brochure (PDF)

The 2014 Participating Historic Houses of Worship sites in Downtown Frederick include:

  • Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ -11 W. Church Street
  • Trinity Chapel United Church of Christ- 10 W. Church Street
  • Asbury Methodist United Methodist Church- W. All Saints & Court Streets
  • All Saints’ Episcopal Church- 106 W. Church Street
  • Christian Science Society – 104 N. Court Street
  • Calvary United Methodist Church- N. Bentz & W. 2nd Streets
  • Frederick Presbyterian Church- 115 W. 2nd Street
  • Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church- 8 W. 2nd Street
  • Grace United Methodist Church- 25 E. 2nd Street
  • The Visitation Academy Chapel- 200 E. 2nd Street
  • Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church-118 E. 2nd Street
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church- 35 E. Church Street
  • Joseph Dill Baker Carillon- Baker Park

Hospitality Rooms & Refreshments
Hospitality rooms and refreshments will be offered at All Saints Episcopal Church- 106 W. Church St.; Calvary United Methodist Church- N. Bentz and W 2nd St.; Frederick Presbyterian Church- 115 W. 2nd St.; Grace United Church of Christ- 25 E. 2nd St.; Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church- 118 E. 2nd St.; and Evangelical Lutheran Church-35 E. Church St.

Public Restrooms are available at select sites on the tour.  Visitors can find convenient parking in the Church Street Garage, Carroll Creek Garage, West Patrick Street Garage, or street parking.

Brochures
For your free copy of a tour brochure, including a map, stop by the Frederick Visitor Center (151 S. East Street, Frederick, MD), participating church sites or local Roy Rogers Restaurants, and sponsor locations.  Brochures are also available between 3-9pm the day of the tour at the Church Tour Information Center, 19 E. Church Street, Frederick. 

The event is coordinated by Visit Frederick (The Tourism Council of Frederick County) and sponsored by the Everedy Square & Shab Row Shopping Complex, The Plamondon Companies, Frederick County Bank, and the Frederick News-Post.  For more information, contact the Frederick Visitor Center at 1-800-999-3613, 301-600-4047, or by email at tourism@fredco-md.net.

While correct at time of publication, these events are subject to change.  Please contact the Frederick Visitor Center at 301-600-4047 for more event information or to confirm events.

Inclement Weather Policy
Cancellation of this event will not occur unless there is a Snow Emergency Plan in effect for Frederick City. If this happens, the entire event will be cancelled.  Isolated circumstances can warrant individual cancellations.

Photos by C. Kurt Holter

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Enjoy the 28th annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship this holiday season in Downtown Frederick. This special open house celebrates Frederick’s tradition of religious diversity, local history, and the holiday season on Friday, December 26, 2014 from 4-9 p.m.

As the sun begins to set, visitors can tour many of Frederick’s famous clustered spires and other historic houses of worship by candlelight.  At a dozen sites, guests will be welcomed with special programs, angelic choirs, and nativity scenes.  

View Brochure (PDF)

The 2014 Participating Historic Houses of Worship sites in Downtown Frederick include:

  • Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ -11 W. Church Street
  • Trinity Chapel United Church of Christ- 10 W. Church Street
  • Asbury Methodist United Methodist Church- W. All Saints & Court Streets
  • All Saints’ Episcopal Church- 106 W. Church Street
  • Christian Science Society – 104 N. Court Street
  • Calvary United Methodist Church- N. Bentz & W. 2nd Streets
  • Frederick Presbyterian Church- 115 W. 2nd Street
  • Centennial Memorial United Methodist Church- 8 W. 2nd Street
  • Grace United Methodist Church- 25 E. 2nd Street
  • The Visitation Academy Chapel- 200 E. 2nd Street
  • Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church-118 E. 2nd Street
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church- 35 E. Church Street
  • Joseph Dill Baker Carillon- Baker Park

Hospitality Rooms & Refreshments
Hospitality rooms and refreshments will be offered at All Saints Episcopal Church- 106 W. Church St.; Calvary United Methodist Church- N. Bentz and W 2nd St.; Frederick Presbyterian Church- 115 W. 2nd St.; Grace United Church of Christ- 25 E. 2nd St.; Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church- 118 E. 2nd St.; and Evangelical Lutheran Church-35 E. Church St.

Public Restrooms are available at select sites on the tour.  Visitors can find convenient parking in the Church Street Garage, Carroll Creek Garage, West Patrick Street Garage, or street parking.

Brochures
For your free copy of a tour brochure, including a map, stop by the Frederick Visitor Center (151 S. East Street, Frederick, MD), participating church sites or local Roy Rogers Restaurants, and sponsor locations.  Brochures are also available between 3-9pm the day of the tour at the Church Tour Information Center, 19 E. Church Street, Frederick. 

The event is coordinated by Visit Frederick (The Tourism Council of Frederick County) and sponsored by the Everedy Square & Shab Row Shopping Complex, The Plamondon Companies, Frederick County Bank, and the Frederick News-Post.  For more information, contact the Frederick Visitor Center at 1-800-999-3613, 301-600-4047, or by email at tourism@fredco-md.net.

While correct at time of publication, these events are subject to change.  Please contact the Frederick Visitor Center at 301-600-4047 for more event information or to confirm events.

Inclement Weather Policy
Cancellation of this event will not occur unless there is a Snow Emergency Plan in effect for Frederick City. If this happens, the entire event will be cancelled.  Isolated circumstances can warrant individual cancellations.