Numerous area churches will hold special Christmas services as listed below.
The hall of St. David's Church was filled with the lovely voices of its choir and congregation as they gathered for their annual Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday night. Musical Prelude & Festival Eve of the Nativity Eucharist. Final decorating of the church will be after the 10 a.m.
Christmas Eve Services, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 7336 Timberlake Road.
Christmas Eve lovefeast and candlelight services will be held at 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Sunday.
Twelve Powers Christmas Eve Service, 10 a.m., Unity in the Seven Hills, 3522 Campbell Ave., our guest speaker and facilitator will be the Rev. Susan Scott-Downs.
At Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Prescott Valley, that means five worship services from Sunday to Monday morning: one combined Sunday morning service at 9:30 a.m., and three Christmas Eve services at 5:30, 8 and 11 p.m.
" First Baptist Church Park Street holds a Christmas Eve worship service at 5 p.m. Sunday".
Konnoak Hills Moravian Church, 3401 Konnoak Drive, will have Christmas Eve lovefeasts and candle services at 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday.
Christmas for families continues at St. Issell's on Christmas Eve, at 4 pm, with the annual crib service.
5 and 7 p.m.
Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.: Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m. At 10 p.m. December 31 the annual New Year's Eve celebration will be held. A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at the Main Campus at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. and on the Warrington Campus at 10 p.m. New Year's Eve. Liturgy-Feast of the Circumcision at 10 a.m. Our worship services combine contemporary choruses and traditional hymns. Traditional Christmas Eve candle lighting services will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday for singing of favorite Christmas carols.
Memorial Reformed Church, 236 W. Banner Ave., will celebrate the fourth Sunday in Advent at 11 a.m. Sunday.
In addition, the church will gather for Christmas Day worship at 10:15 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch for all who worship that morning. Mass at 10 a.m. A Tableau live Nativity has been scheduled after the service from 7 p.m.to 9 p.m., and there will be chili, stew and hot cocoa in the gym. A 9 a.m. Christmas Day service will celebrate the Holy Eucharist. The services celebrate the birth of Jesus with lovely music, a simple meal of a bun and mug of warm coffee, and a candle for every worshiper.
New Direction Movement Cathedral, 3300 Overdale Drive, will celebrate Youth and Young Adult Day during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday.
Clemmons United Methodist Church, 3700 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, will begin a series of GriefShare, a grief recovery seminar and grief support group at 7 p.m. January 8 in the Ministry Center.
St. Robert's Bellarmine Catholic Church in Atmore will hold Christmas Eve Services at 9 a.m. for regular mass, 5 p.m. for a children's Vigil Mass, and at midnight.
Peace Lutheran Church, 1404 S. Ninth Ave.