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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.