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Local churches to hold services to celebrate ‘Reason for the Season’

Published 8:06pm Monday, December 23, 2013

Many Alexander City and Dadeville residents will take a few minutes to consider the “Reason for the Season” tonight, as many churches will host special communions and other Christmas services as Santa Claus begins his rounds.

Some services around the community include:

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 454 North Central Avenue in Alexander City, will host Christmas Eve Mass in English at 8 p.m. and in Spanish at 10 p.m. The church will also host Christmas Day Mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Flint Hill United Methodist, 2858 Flint Hill Road, will host a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 5:30 p.m.

St. James Episcopal Church, 347 South Central Avenue, will host Family Christmas Eve Services at 6 p.m., with prelude music beginning at 5:45 p.m. A late Christmas Eve service begins at 11 p.m.

Haven Memorial United Methodist Church, 354 Christian Street in Alexander City, will host a Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m.

Sixth Street Baptist, 2324 Sixth Street Extension in Alexander City, will host a time of singing, a short devotion at 5 p.m. There will be a separate service for children.

Alexander City Methodist, 1020 North 11th Avenue, will host a candlelight service at 6 p.m.

Children’s Chapel on the campus of Children’s Harbor on Alabama Highway 63 in Kowaliga, will host a candlelight service at 5:30 p.m. with music by former Miss Alabama Jamie Langley and family, with a Christmas message from Dr. Myrle Grate.

First United Methodist Church of Dadeville, 140 W Lafayette Street in Dadeville, will host a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and Communion at 6 p.m.

Lake Martin Baptist Church, 9823 County Road 34 in Dadeville, will host a Christmas Eve Communion service at 6 p.m.

New Prospect United Methodist, 1940 Prospect Rd, Dadeville, will host a Christmas Eve service at  5 p.m.

Comer United Methodist Church, 427 East Church St. in Alexander City, will host Christmas Lunch for the community Wednesday, served beginning at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Any other congregations planning Christmas Eve or Christmas Day services are invited to share them with the community on The Alexander City Outlook’s Facebook page.

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