Several area churches announce special Christmas, NY services

Several area churches have set special Christmas and New Year’s service dates and times, all open to the community. They are:

Christ the King Episcopal Church
1224 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve Holy Communion service.
Dec. 25, at 9 a.m. – Christmas Day service with Holy Communion.
Dec. 29, at 9 a.m. – Christmas lesson and carols.

College Park Church
1936 College Ave., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. – Candlelight family worship service.
Dec. 29, at 10 a.m. – Combined worship service, with children’s church and nursery available.

Evangelical United Methodist Church
1000 Flaxmill Rd., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 11 p.m. – Christmas Eve candlelight service.
Dec. 25, at 3 p.m. – Caroling service, starting at the church and then going to area locations to sing.

Faith Community Church of God
3615 N. Norwood Rd., Huntington.

Dec. 22, at 10:15 a.m. – Christmas service with special children’s program. A free lunch will be served following the service.
Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve communion service.

First Baptist Church
220 E. Market St., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve service.

Huntington Church of the Brethren
306 E. Washington St., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve service, including carols, special music, readings and candlelight.

Life Church
900 E. State St., Huntington.

Dec. 23, at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. – Christmas service. Childcare for 6 weeks to 5 years is available during the 6 p.m. service.

Mt. Etna United Methodist Church
6383W-600S, at the corner of Ind.-9 and Ind.-124.

Dec. 24, at 5:30 p.m. – Christmas Eve service. Refreshments served following the service.

Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church
880E-1100N, Roanoke.

Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve’s Eve service.

Salamonie Church of the Brethren
2662W-600S, Warren, on Ind.-124 west of Ind.-9 and east of Ind.-5.

Dec. 24, at 9:30 p.m. – Christmas Eve service.

Salvation Army
1424 E. Market St., Huntington.

Dec. 22, at 9:30 a.m. – “Breakfast at the Manger” service, with brunch served.

Dec. 22, at 10:45 a.m. – Happy Birthday Jesus celebration, with cake.

Seminary United Methodist Church
285 N. Seminary St., Roanoke.

Dec. 24, at 11 p.m. – Christmas Eve service with scripture, candlelight and music including a saxophone soloist.

St. Peter Lutheran Church
648 LaFontaine St., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve communion service.
Dec. 31, at 7 p.m. – New Year’s Eve communion service.

St. Peter’s First Community Church
206 Etna Ave., Huntington.

Dec. 24, at 11 p.m. – Christmas Eve candlelight service.
Dec. 25, at 9:30 a.m. – Christmas Day service.

Trinity United Methodist Church
530 Guilford St., Huntington.

Dec. 21, at 6:30 p.m. – “Blue Christmas” service for those coping with loss.
Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Christmas Eve service.

Warren First Baptist Church
727 N. Wayne St., Warren.

Dec. 22, at 10 a.m. – Agape Express Puppet Ministry will present a Christmas show called “Angels Aware.” Following the show, free hats, gloves and scarves will be given to all children in attendance.
Dec. 24, at 2 p.m. – Christmas Eve service. A hot chocolate bar will follow the service.

Warren United Church of Christ
202 E. 2nd St., Warren.

Dec. 24, at 11 p.m. – Christmas Eve candlelight service.

Zion United Methodist Church
6276 Old Fort Wayne Rd., Roanoke.

Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. – Joint Christmas Eve service with Christ United Methodist Church.