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Area churches announce Christmas Eve services

United Methodist Church, Princeton

PRINCETON — Princeton’s First United Methodist Church will hold a family-oriented candlelight worship service at 4 p.m. Dec. 24, and a traditional candlelight service at 11 p.m. The 11 p.m. service will end with the ceremonial pealing of the bells.

Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton

PRINCETON — The Evangelical Covenant Church, 24 N. Main St., Princeton, will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at 10 p.m. Dec. 24, with a candlelight service.

Tiskilwa Bible Church

TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Bible Church will celebrate Christ’s birth with a Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24. This is a time of meditation, song and reflection. For information, contact Kendra Ross at 815-303-3921 or email

First Congregational, Neponset

NEPONSET — The First Congregational Church of Neponset will hold a candlelight service at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24.. The service will feature familiar songs, the Christmas story, Holy Communion and the candle lighting ceremony. All are welcome.

Wyanet United Methodist Church

WYANET — The Wyanet United Methodist Church will hold its Christmas Eve service at 9 p.m. Dec. 24.

Princeton Presbyterian Church

PRINCETON — The Princeton Presbyterian Church, 320 Park Ave. East, will hold its annual candlelight Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. Dec. 24.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manlius

MANLIUS — Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 202 S. Fourth St., Manlius, will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service with communion at 8 p.m. Dec. 24.

Seatonville Congregational Church

SEATONVILLE — The Seatonville Congregational Church Independent will celebrate Christmas with a candlelit Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24. The Rev. Bill Jacobsen will deliver the Christmas message and the final Advent candle will be lit.

First Christian Church, Princeton

PRINCETON — The First Christian Church, 125 S. Main St., Princeton, will hold a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24.

St. John Lutheran Church

PRINCETON — St. John Lutheran Church will hold a candlelight communion service of carols and lessons at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 815-875-2313.

New Hope Church of the Nazarene

PRINCETON — The New Hope Church of the Nazarene in Princeton will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24, at the church, 30 N. Sixth St., Princeton

St. Jude Anglican Church

PRINCETON — St. Jude Anglican Church, 101 Bryant Woods, Princeton, will hold a carol service at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24, leading to the celebration of Holy Communion at 6 p.m. The Rev. Fr. Kyrill Esposito, O.S.B., will be the celebrant.

Hollowayville United Church of Christ

HOLLOWAYVILLE — The Hollowaville United Church of Christ will hold its Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24. The service will consist of scripture readings, hymns and Holy Communion.

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