Drive-Thru Nativity

at Mount of Olives Church

Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3, 2022


All are invited to bundle up, grab the family and some hot cocoa, and drive-thru the Mount of Olives Church campus to experience a free retelling of the Christmas story. See live actors and animals plus hear music and narration from your car.

Free Admission - simply drive-thru or walk-thru between 6:00-10:00pm

Enter Chrisanta Drive at La Paz Road

Please be patient as the drive-thru moves slowly

Walk-Thru or Drive-Thru

At Mount of Olives Church

24772 Chrisanta Drive, Mission Viejo, CA

To drive-thru, enter Chrisanta Drive from La Paz Road and follow the direction of the parking team. This event is free and the canned food drive is voluntary.

To walk-thru, please follow marked pathways alongside the cars that drive-thru. 

Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 from 6:00-10:00pm – rain or shine (if rain becomes strong, the event pauses until the storm breaks). 

Donate Food at the Drive-Thru Nativity

Mount of Olives also Gives Back by collecting food donations at the Drive-Thru Nativity to help stock local food pantries (voluntary donation). 

To donate: bring non-perishable food items to donate drive-thru-style as directed by the church team after the final scene of the Nativity. 

Not sure what to donate? Oatmeal, Instant or Regular Pasta, Penne Zita, Fuscilli Hearty Soups, 2lb Bags of Beans, Cereal, Pasta Sauce (Red & White), Protein Bars, 2lb Bags of Rice, Instant Soups, Dinner Helpers, Canned Fruit, Canned Pasta Meals, Canned Chicken, Macaroni & Cheese, Canned Beef Stew

Food donations will support local families and individuals in crisis via Southwest Community Center and South County Outreach.


Welcome to the Drive-Thru Nativity!

Click an image below to listen to Narration and Christmas music while you view the scenes depicting the Nativity Story - listen via our playlists on Spotify or YouTube.

Merry Christmas from Mount of Olives Church!

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"But the angel said to them, 'Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger.' And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace among those whom he favors!'" - Luke 2:10-14

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Attend a Christmas Eve Service

Saturday, December 24, 2022

2:30pm, 4:00pm & 5:30pm
Christmas Eve Services with full band worship with traditional candle lighting

Christmas Eve Service with spirited traditional worship with choir and traditional candle lighting

Celebrate with us on Christmas Eve! Attend a Christmas Eve Service at Mount of Olives Church. Join us for wonderful music, some classic Christmas tunes and hear an inspiring message. 

Invite your loved ones to attend church with you this Christmas.

Join in the annual candle lighting during the service, and share photos of you and your family online with us - add #moochurch to your social media posts.

Nursery care available for kids age 3 and younger during all services.

What to Expect This Christmas at Mount of Olives

We can't wait to celebrate the greatest gift of all: God becoming a man in Jesus, living a human life and dying on the cross for our sins so that whoever believes in His death and His Resurrection will have eternal life

We are excited to worship together  - attend a service on Christmas Eve with a traditional candle lighting in all Christmas Eve services

Invite a friend to join you and together we will celebrate the God who loves us and share His story with others in our lives - click here to find tools to help you invite others