Churches hail Christmas with special services

Churches throughout Huntington County will celebrate Christmas with special services.
All churches welcome visitors.

St. Mary Catholic Church, Huntington, will offer two Masses on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. A children's Mass will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m., followed later that evening by the traditional midnight Mass.

On Christmas Day, St. Mary will offer Masses at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
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The 509 Community, Huntington, will hold a Christmas Eve service on Dec. 24 at 8 p.m.

The service will be a time of reflection on the Christmas story as told by many different people in many different ways.
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St. Peter's First Community Church, Huntington, will hold a candlelight worship service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
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The First Brethren Church, rural Huntington, will hold a Christmas Eve service on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will follow.
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Christ the King Episcopal Church, Huntington, will celebrate on Christmas Eve and again on Christmas Day.
Carols begin at 8 p.m. on Dec. 24, followed by Holy Eucharist at 8:30 p.m.

The church will also hold Holy Eucharist on Christmas Day at 9 a.m.
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SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington, will celebrate two Masses on Christmas Eve. A Children's Mass is set for 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. Mass will again be celebrated at 10 p.m., with music by the choir beginning at 9:30 p.m.

On Christmas Day, Dec. 25, Masses will be celebrated at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
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Bethel Assembly of God, Huntington, will offer a one-hour service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, beginning at 5 p.m.
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St. Joseph Catholic Church, Roanoke, will offer two Masses Christmas Eve, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and one Mass on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. All are invited to come to Mass half an hour early for the Christmas program.
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Huntington Church of the Brethren, Huntington, will offer a service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
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Turnpointe Community Church of the Brethren, U.S.-224, Markle, will offer a service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, following a showing of the film "It's a Wonderful Life" at 5 p.m.
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Faith Community Church of God, Huntington, will offer a Candles, Carols and Communion service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
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Central Christian Church, Huntington, will hold a service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 11 p.m.
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St. Peter Lutheran Church, Huntington, will hold a service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
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Aboite Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, will offer services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Roanoke, plans services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 9 p.m., and on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at 9 a.m.
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Union Church, Huntington, will offer service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at its Vine campus at 6 p.m. and at its 400N campus at 8 p.m.
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First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, will offer a service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
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College Park United Brethren Church, Huntington, will offer services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
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Emmanuel Community Church, Fort Wayne, will offer services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
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New Hope United Brethren Church, Huntington, will offer service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 6:30 p.m.
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Zanesville United Brethren Church, Zanesville, will offer service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
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Warren United Church of Christ, Warren, will offer a candlelight service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 11 p.m.
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Trinity United Methodist Church, Huntington, will offer services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. The early service will feature a children's story and the late service will include communion.
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Evangelical United Methodist Church, Huntington, will offer candlelight services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.
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Bethel United Methodist Church, Huntington, will offer a traditional service featuring Christmas carols on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m.
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Seminary United Methodist Church, Roanoke, will offer service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 10 p.m.
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Zanesville United Methodist Church, Zanesville, will offer communion on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, from 6 p.m. to 6:25 p.m., service at 6:30 p.m. and a candlelight service at 11 p.m.