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December 24, 2012

Christmas services

All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 893-895 Main St., West Newbury

On Christmas Eve, carols beginning at 7:15 p.m., service at 7:30 p.m.

Christmas Day, service at 10 a.m.

Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St., Newburyport

The traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve Family service begins at 7 p.m. in the Meeting House. The service features lessons, stories and carols, special choral music and the Children’s Choir will perform “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” There will be a meditation by the Rev. Ross Varney. The service will have an invitation to encircle the sanctuary and sharing of the Light while singing “Silent Night, Holy Night.” The Meeting House is handicapped accessible.

Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport

Christmas Eve services: 4 p.m., Family Service: This is a lively service with music by the Central Church Christmas Band. 7 p.m., Traditional Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols with music by the Chancel Choir.

East Parish United Methodist Church, Salisbury Square

Christmas Eve service, 5 p.m.

First Congregational Church of Georgetown, 7 Andover St., Georgetown

Christmas Eve Candlelight and Carols will be held at 7 p.m.

First Parish Church of Newbury, Route 1A, Newbury

Christmas Eve Service: Lessons & Carols, 6 p.m., with music by the choir directed by Chandler Noyes.

First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport

On Christmas Eve at 5 p.m., there will be a Family Christmas Eve Candlelight Service appropriate for all ages. It features a story, traditional carols and readings, special music and individual candle9lighting. A free-will offering will be taken at the conclusion of the service to support the Unitarian Partner Church in the Transylvania region of Romania.

Holy Redeemer Parish

Masses on Christmas Eve will be at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at both the Church of the Nativity, 4 Green St., Merrimac, and at St. Ann’s Parish, 300 Main St., West Newbury.

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