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Local Christmas Services

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Peace Lutheran hosts 3 Christmas weekend services

Peace Lutheran Church, 1421 S. Bloomington, Greencastle invites the community to celebrate the birth of Christ with a variety of worship opportunities.

On Christmas Eve, Peace will offer a 5 p.m. Family Christmas service as well as traditional candlelight worship at 7 p.m. A Christmas Day service will be offered at 10:15 a.m. as the church rejoices in the Good News of the coming of Jesus.

The 5 p.m. service is especially designed to meet the needs of young families with children. Together worshipers will journey in spirit to Bethlehem to greet our newborn King. The Christmas story will be told according to the Gospel of St. Luke. Familiar hymns and carols will be sung by the congregation accompanied by the congregational pipe organ.

Worship at 7 p.m. will include readings based on the Gospels of Matthew, Luke and John as well as Old Testament readings from Isaiah. Pastor Barber will close the celebration by leading the congregation in "The Service of Light" climaxed by a lighting of the candles and the singing of "Silent Night."

"Good News of Great Joy" will be the theme of the 10:15 a.m. Christmas Day Service.

Everyone is welcome to join with us in worship as the congregation rejoices in the birth of Christ.

Beech Grove UMC announces holiday services

Beech Grove United Methodist Church will be hosting three upcoming events during the holiday season.

The church will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24.

Christmas Day worship service will be at 11 a.m. with no fellowship dinner following.

On Saturday, Dec. 31, the church will host its annual oyster and chili supper at 5 p.m. Soup will be furnished, so families should bring a side dish and table service.

The public is invited to all three events.

Lifespring invites public to Christmas services

Lifespring Church is inviting anyone and everyone looking for a church to worship at -- either permanently or during the holidays -- to join them for any or all of their holiday services.

Lifespring's schedule over the next two weeks is as follows:

* Sunday, Dec. 25, 9-10 a.m.: Christmas morning worship and communion

* Sunday, Jan. 1, 10:30 a.m.: New Year's worship celebration

Lifespring Church is located at 5038 N. US Hwy 231, four miles north of Greencastle and two miles south of U.S. 36.

Call the church office at 653-7455, or check out the church on Facebook for details or more information. Come out and be blessed, and have a merry Christmas.

Immanuel Baptist celebrates special days

Immanuel Baptist Church, Greencastle will hold two special Christmas services.

The Christmas Eve service will be Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. and there will be one service on Christmas day, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. The public is invited to any of these services.

St. Andrew's plans services

On Saturday, Dec. 24, the St. Andrew's Episcopal Church begins the Christmas celebration with services at 5:30 and 11 p.m. to welcome the Christ child. Special music will precede the 11 p.m. service at 10:30.

St. Andrew's is at 520 E. Seminary St., Greencastle. All are welcome.

Christmas at Eminence CC

The Eminence Christian Church Christmas Eve service is at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24. This provides an opportunity to share in a brief worship service and to spend time with family. The service features three Christmas hymns, a short meditation and a candlelight communion service. The program ends at 6 p.m.

On Christmas Day, Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and church is 10:30 a.m.

The public is invited to share in all three of these services.


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Cornestone Baptist Church, 218 Bloomington St., Greencastle, will be having a candlight and communion Christmas Eve service on Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6:00pm; and a morning Christmas Day worship service at 10:30am. All are welcome to attend either service.

-- Posted by cll on Sat, Dec 24, 2011, at 12:15 AM

Greencastle Presbyterian, 653 S. County Road 100 East (Round Barn Road), is having Christmas Eve service at 7:00 p.m., with a service of Hymns and Carols at 11:00 a.m. Christmas morning. All are welcome to join us!

-- Posted by Only_My_Opinion on Sat, Dec 24, 2011, at 1:27 PM


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