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Services around the region to celebrate Christmas

Services around the region to celebrate Christmas

■ Next Generation Church, 2506 N. Railroad St., Winterville, will host a Christmas Eve service at 9 a.m. Sunday. The 7 p.m. evening service will feature the reading of the Christmas story, carols and, candle lighting and music from local artists.

There will be Midnight Mass on 24 December and a Christmas morning service at 8.30am (no evening service that day).

Christ Lutheran Church, 3300 N. Navajo Drive in Prescott Valley, will have a special Children's Christmas Eve service at 6:30 p.m.

24th, will hold Christmas Eve services at 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday.

Immanuel Baptist Church Christmas Eve Lord's Supper/Candlelight Service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday. A family-friendly candlelight service is at 4:30 p.m. and a second candlelight service with communion will be at 7 p.m. Pastor Pat Sleeth will be preaching at both. A family nativity service will be at 4 p.m. and Christmas Eve communion will be at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Atmore First Asssembly of God Church will hold an 11 a.m. service of Christmas Eve and a Candlelight Service at 5 p.m. - Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 24.

■ Good Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 2506 Mill St., Winterville, will have a worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. The 10 p.m. service will include the anthem "Would I Miss the Miracle".

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 300 Ballpark Rd.

" Overseas Students Mission hosts Christmas dinner for worldwide University of Virginia students at 6 p.m. Monday".




BIG SPRING The 21st annual Comanche Trail Festival of Lights will be open from 6 p.m.to 10 p.m. Sunday at Comanche Trail Park, 100 Whipkey Drive, Big Spring. A candlelight communion will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday.

■ St. Matthew True Born Faith of Christ Church, 601 Norris St., will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

First Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Elm St., will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

FORT STOCKTON North Side Baptist Church, 1600 N. Gillis St., Fort Stockton, has scheduled The Christmas Story: One Verse at a Time at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will have "A Meditation on the Season", focusing on soothing the spirit and comforting people facing uncertainty or loss at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The services celebrate the birth of Jesus with handsome music, a simple meal of a bun and mug of warm coffee, and a candle for every worshiper. Take-out will be available from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m.

St. Catherine of Siena, 115 S. Fifth St., Iliff - Christmas Eve Mass, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24.

Mason's Chapel United Methodist: Pastor April Arnold will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service on "Temple of the Lord", with scripture from 2 Samuel 7:1-11,16. Holy Eucharist services will begin at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday, with music starting 30 minutes before both services. New Year's Eve. There will be mediation readings in the pews.

■ First Free Will Baptist Church, 2426 S. Charles Blvd., will host an expositional study of Genesis beginning January 3-4.


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