Celebrate the reason for the season


First Presbyterian Church: Christmas Eve, 5:30 p.m. “Christmas: A Time for Reconciliation,” with carols and candles.

Grace Fellowship Church: Christmas Eve, 6 p.m. Communion, Christmas carols and a brief message.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church: Father Thomas Ogg will be officiating at Christmas Eve Mass, 5:30 p.m.; Christmas morning Mass, 9 a.m.; New Year’s Eve Mass, 5:30, and New Year’s Mass, 9 a.m.

Alliance Church: Christmas Eve service with candlelight and carols, 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve party, Dec. 31, 7 p.m. until midnight.

Grace Lutheran Church: Christmas Eve, 8 p.m.; Christmas Day, 10:30 a.m.; New Year’s Eve, 7 p.m.; Epiphany worship, Monday, Jan. 5, 7 p.m.


Zion Lutheran Church, Christmas Eve worship, 6 p.m.


Shell Community Church: Christmas Eve, 7:30 p.m. “Christmas: A Time for Reconciliation” with carols and candles followed by fellowship.


First Baptist Church: Christmas Eve, 6 p.m. “Returning King (Prophecies of Christ’s second coming).”

Peace Lutheran: 4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve service with communion, candlelight and carols.

United Methodist Church: Christmas Eve worship at 7 p.m. with candlelight, Christmas story and Christmas carols.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church: Christmas Eve service with Holy Eucharist, 4:30 p.m.

Abundant Life Baptist Church will hold a Christmas service Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. and a New Year’s Eve service Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome at the services.


United Methodist Church: Warm and welcoming Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m. will include Christmas story and Christmas carols.


Community Bible Church: Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. with candlelight and carols. (This will be the first service in the new church building.)