Christmas Eve services

December 20, 2012

Abundant Life Baptist Church, 269 Cameron Road, Washington, 7 p.m., “Carols and Candles.”

Amity United Methodist Church, 635 Amity Ridge Road, 5:30 p.m., candlelight and Communion service. The 7 p.m. service will be held at Liberty United Methodist Church.

Avery United Methodist Church, 1100 Gabby Ave., Washington, 7:30 p.m.

Bentleyville United Methodist Church, 712 Main St., 7 p.m., with a performance by the children of the church and the instrument ensemble. A special offering will be taken to benefit the Ellsworth Food Pantry and victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Bible Chapel, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. at the South Hills campus and 7 p.m. at the Robinson and Washington campuses and online. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. at the Washington campus. Child care will be available for those 2 and younger for all services except the 7 p.m. South Hills service.

Burgettstown Presbyterian Church, 1325 Main St., 7 p.m.

Calvary Baptist Church, 1701 Ridgewood Drive, Washington, 7 p.m., with special music, instrumentals, Scripture readings and Christmas readings.

Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, 112 W. Pike St., 7 p.m. family service and 11 p.m. candlelight service.

Cecil Alliance Church, 3291 Reissing Road, 7 p.m.

Center Presbyterian Church, 255 Center Church Road, McMurray, 7:30 and 11 p.m., with Communion served at the 11 p.m. service.

Center United Presbyterian Church, 110 Washington Ave., Midway, 7 p.m.

Church of the Covenant, 267 E. Beau St., Washington, 6:30 and 11 p.m.

Chartiers Crossroads Church, 502 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Washington, 7 p.m., with children presenting the Scripture. Communion service will begin at 11 p.m.

Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church, 2230 Washington Road, Canonsburg, 7:30 and 11 p.m., with Communion observed at the late service.

Claysville United Methodist Church, 1279 Route 40 West, 7 p.m. Becky Welsh will serve as liturgist.

East Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 180 E. Buffalo Church Road, 7 p.m.

Edward’s Chapel Methodist Church, 3111 Route 136, Finleyville, 9 p.m.

Fairhill Manor Christian Church, 351 Montgomery Ave., Washington, 7 and 11 p.m. The first service will include word, song and light. The second service will feature jazz combo members Jim Cope, Dan Baker, Greg Thurman, Audra Allen, Judy Mullis, Amber Makokole and Bob Leitsch.

Faith United Presbyterian Church, 900 E. Beau St., Washington, 7 p.m.

First Baptist Church, 215 N. Central Ave., Canonsburg, 7 p.m.

First Baptist Church, 101 S. College St., Washington, 7 p.m. Children will perform their annual Christmas play. The chancel choir will sing, and Dave Thumm and Stephen Dragan will sing solos. The Jubiliers handbell choir will ring.

First Christian Church of Washington, 7 p.m. Communion will be observed, and special music will be provided.

First Church of the Nazarene, 1336 N. Main St., Washington, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Wheeling St., Washington, 5 p.m.

First United Methodist Church of Houston, 213 E. Pike St., 10 p.m. Jeff Simpson will serve as liturgist, and the Choi family will light the Advent candle.

First United Methodist Church, 29 N. College St., Washington, 7:30 p.m. G. Richard Zimmerman and the chancel choir will present a Concert of Music at 7 p.m. 724-222-2520

First United Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St., Houston, family worship service begins at 4:30 p.m. in the chapel, with a birthday party for baby Jesus. A cantata will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary and will feature the bell and chancel choirs. Communion will be celebrated at the 11 p.m. service.

Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1000 Jefferson Ave., Washington, 7 p.m.

Friendship Community Church, 1090 Weirich Ave., Washington, 7 p.m.

Glenn Street Free Methodist Church, 690 Glenn St., Washington, 7 p.m., with carols and special music by Alyssa Daugherty.

Grace Brethren Church, 4 Waynesburg Road, Washington, 7 to 7:45 a.m., with special music by Darrell Wise, plus singing, Scripture reading and devotional thoughts.

Greater Purpose Team Ministry speakers at area United Methodist churches include: lay speaker Sandra Conti, Roscoe, 10 a.m.; Pastor Brian Carroll, Fredericktown, 7 p.m.; and Pastor Rick Bowser, Jefferson, 7 p.m.

Grove United Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Main St., West Middletown, Christmas carol singing will begin at 7 p.m. and the candlelight service will start at 7:30.

Holy Trinity National Catholic Church, 605 Hewitt Ave., Washington, 11 p.m. Mass.

Immaculate Conception Parish of Washington, two Masses at 4 p.m, one in the church and the other in the church hall; 6 p.m. vigil in the church; 9 p.m. vigil at Sacred Heart in Claysville; and midnight Mass at the church.

Laboratory Presbyterian Church, 23 Manse St., Washington, 7 p.m.

Liberty United Methodist Church, 1330 Banetown Road, Washington, 7 p.m. A 5:30 p.m. service will be held at Amity United Methodist Church.

Living Stone Community Church, North Avenue, lower level of Beth Israel Synagogue, Washington, 7 p.m., “Candlelight and Carols.”

Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Road, 5:30 p.m. candlelight liturgy with the children’s choir. At 7:30 p.m., the chancel choir will present “A Festival of Lessons and Carols” featuring “A Day for Dancing” by Lloyd Pfautsch. The choir will be accompanied by members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. “A Day for Dancing” will trace the story of the birth of Christ. Students from Pittsburgh’s Creative and Peforming Arts High School will offer interpretive dance during some of the movements. A traditional Christmas liturgy featuring the chancel choir, traditional carols and the lighting of candles will begin at 11 p.m.

North Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 711 Rural Valley Road, 7 p.m.

North Ten Mile Baptist Church, 322 Ridge Church Road, Amity, 6 p.m.

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 105 Gateshead Drive, McMurray, 2:30 p.m. Joyful Noise worship service. The service is for children with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Children’s service will begin at 4:30 p.m. Holy Communion will be offered.

Park Avenue Baptist Church, 3750 Park Ave., Washington, 6 p.m.

Roscoe Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m. The congregation also will participate in the 7 p.m. nativity play service at First Presbyterian Church, 303 Fourth St., California.

Taylorstown Christian Church, 11 p.m. Communion will be observed, and there will be special music.

Third United Presbyterian Church, Washington, 7 p.m.

Thomas Presbyterian Church, 1068 Linden Road, Eighty Four, 7 and 9 p.m.

Trinity Bible Fellowship, 1350 Park Ave., Washington, 6 p.m.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Center Church Road, McMurray, 7 and 9 p.m.

Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, Washington, 7 p.m.



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