Some residents stayed up late to make it to midnight mass, with others going Sunday morning.
One church in Tallahassee was echoing with songs and prayers.
Although parishioners were celebrating like they do every Sunday, Sunday's service touched on the meaning of Christmas.
Church officials say they have pulled together this year to help out those who are less fortunate.
Rev. John White II says, "Our congregation has really gravitated toward that theme of understanding the reason for the season, but I do think a lot of people are caught up in the hustle and bustle."
Many parishioners were not caught up in the hustle and bustle as they enjoyed Christmas Day services.