December 22, 2011 in Washington Voices

Religion Notebook: Christmas services abound

By The Spokesman-Review
 

The Christmas season is here, and area churches are holding special services to mark the occasion.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5810 S. Meadowlane Road, will offer family worship at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve, as well as a candlelight worship service at 11 p.m.

On Christmas Day there will be a 10 a.m. festival worship service.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 747-0984.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St., will present Christmas Eve services Saturday at 5 p.m. with a family Eucharist and Christmas pageant and a 10:30 p.m. Festive Choral Holy Eucharist service.

The Christmas Day celebration will be held at 10:15 a.m. with Christmas lessons and carols with Holy Eucharist.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 448-2255.

St. David’s Episcopal Church, 7315 N. Wall St., will offer Christmas Eve services at 5 p.m. with a Christmas pageant and Eucharist and a 10 p.m. Holy Eucharist service, which will include a prelude at 9:45 p.m.

The Christmas Day service will be held at 10 a.m. with Eucharist and carols.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 466-3100.

Mission Community Presbyterian Church, 2103 E. Mission Ave., will present a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 534-4502.

Lincoln Heights Community Church, 3527 E. 29th Ave., will present a Christmas Eve candlelight service Saturday at 5 p.m.

The church’s Christmas Day worship service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 534-7821.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave., will present candlelight services Christmas Eve at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

The 4 p.m. service will be a family candlelight worship with a special children’s time. The later services will include carols, Communion and candlelight and the Chancel Choir will provide special music for the 11 p.m. service.

Christmas Day worship will be at 10:45 a.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 747-6677.

Latah Valley Presbyterian Church, 202 E. Meadowlane Road, will present a service of candles and carols Christmas Eve at 7 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 714-7102.

The Unity Church of Truth, 2900 S. Bernard St., will present three services Christmas Eve.

At 6 p.m. there will be a contemporary family service, followed by a traditional service at 8 p.m. At 10 p.m. there will be a contemplative service.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 838-6518.

Fowler United Methodist Church, 3928 N. Howard St., will offer a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 5 p.m. Special music will be performed by the Men’s Ensemble and the Fowler Kids will assist with worship.

On Christmas Day, there will be a special worship service at 10:30 a.m. Special music will be provided and the Fowler Kids will perform on marimbas and drums.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 325-3242.

Mead United Methodist Church, 12611 N. Wilson Road, will present a Christmas Eve candlelight service of lessons and carols Saturday at 11 p.m. The service will include choir and congregational carol singing, Scripture, a Christmas Story and music.

The Christmas Day service will be family-oriented and will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 466-7866.

Covenant United Methodist Church, 15515 N. Gleneden Drive, will offer a family service, “Bedtime Christmas,” a play of Christmas stories at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve. There will also be a candlelight service with music at 8 p.m. and a candlelight and Communion service at 11 p.m.

The church will celebrate Christmas Day with a 5 p.m. service with songs, stories and fellowship.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 466-1768.

Shiloh Hills Fellowship, 207 E. Lincoln Road, will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service Saturday at 5 p.m.

Its Christmas Day worship will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 467-9380.

Central United Methodist Church, 518 W. Third Ave., will present a candlelight service at 11 p.m. Christmas Eve.

The Christmas Day worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Call the church office at (509) 838-1431 for more information.

Plymouth Congregational Church, 1502 W. Eighth Ave., will offer a candlelight service at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve.

The Christmas Day service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 838-8667.

Heritage Congregational Church, 1801 E. 29th Ave., will celebrate Christmas Eve with a 7 p.m. candlelight service. The event will feature a Festival of Carols and Candles.

The Christmas Day service will be held at 10 a.m.

For more information, call the church office at (509) 624-5090.


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