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December 20, 2013

Church Briefs

First BaptistChurch

Good news ... you may not hear much of it, but it sure is nice when you do. And once you have heard it, you want to share it with someone else! That is what this season is all about--the good news of God’s offer of salvation in Jesus Christ, and the desire to let others know. Do you want to know how you can share this Good News with the world around you? Come to First Baptist Church this Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and we will be talking about the means and the manner in which to share the Good News found in Christ. Also, come and join us on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. as we celebrate the birth of our Savior with a worship service consisting of Scripture reading, special music, Christmas carols, communion and a candle lighting ceremony!

First Presbyterian Church

The mystery of “God With Us” arrives once again with Emmanuel’s birth at 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve. Candlelight Worship at First Presbyterian Church.

Experience the glorious arrival of Jesus through scripture, singing, Holy Communion and sharing the flame of the Christ Light.

David Doyle will sing “O Holy Night,” the Sanctuary Choir will sing the upbeat melody, “Listen, Children, Hear the Angels Sing,” and the tender, “Gentle Mary.” Ann Fenimore and Mary Jane Truster will play jubilant Christmas duets to begin our worship, Nicki and Jake Kirchoff will lead the “Lighting of the Christ Candle,” scriptural readers will include David Truster, Gerald Mohr, Tutti Martz and Evelyn Miller.

We joyfully welcome all to share in the holy meal of the Lord’s Supper offered on this grace-filled night. No one shall be turned away from our humble God who came in human form to share all of life with us.

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