Celebrate the joy of Christmas at one of the churches in our community:
Dec. 16, 18, 22: Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, 140 S. Main, Cedar Springs, will present their Children’s Christmas Program on Sunday, December 16 at 10:30 a.m. with a retelling of the book, “This is the Star,” and a musical performed by the Kids Choir called “Aaron, the Allergic Shepherd.” On December 18, at 7 p.m., they will hold their Blue Christmas Service, a service of hope and healing for those who have a difficult time during the holiday season, such as death of a loved one, divorce, strained family relationships, and more. Childcare will be provided. On December 24, Christmas Eve Worship will be at 7:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. Both services will include Holy Communion and candlelighting. At 7:00 p.m. nursery care will be available for kids up to 3 years old, and there will be a special Children’s Time. At 10:00 p.m. A brass ensemble will play our favorite Christmas music as we gather together.
Dec.21, 23: Come to Cedar Springs Christian Church on Friday, December 21, at 7:00 p.m., to enjoy a barn wood sanctuary of twinkling lights, sing Christmas Carols, and watch children reenact the Holy Nativity. Free refreshments! A free will offering will be received to bless one local family for Christmas. The Church is located on the campus of Creative Technologies Academy; 340 W. Pine Street. We are collecting non-perishable food items, socks, mittens and coats of all sizes, through the end of January. Also, Sunday, Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m., the sermon is “The Spirit of Giving.” Call 696-1180, and leave a message. Visit us online: www.cedarspringschristianchurch.org
Dec. 23, 24: Join us at The Springs Church for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Monday, December 24 at 7 p.m. Feel free to come as you are. There will be glo-sticks for the kids. The Sunday, Dec. 23 message (at 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.) is part of the series “Journey to Bethlehem.” We are located on the corner of Oak & First Streets in Cedar Springs. For more information visit our website www.thespringschurch.info or call 616.696.2970. We hope to see you at The Springs this Christmas!
Dec. 23, 24: Experience the JOY of God with us at Solon Center Wesleyan Church! Worship Service Sunday, December 23 at 11 a.m. and our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Monday, December 24 at 6 p.m. Bring the family and experience the Joy! The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., just north of 19 Mile Rd.
Dec. 23, 25: Pioneer Christian Reformed, located at 3110 17 Mile Road, Cedar Springs, will hold a candlelight service on Dec 23, at 6 p.m. and a Christmas Day Service on Dec 25, at 10 a.m.
Dec. 23, 24: Visit Calvary Assembly of God on Sunday, December 23, for the latest message in a series titled “Fear Not!” based on the four statements from the angels. They are also holding candlelight services at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The church is located at 810 17 Mile Road.
Dec. 23: South Ensley and Sand Lake United Methodist Churches will hold a joint Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. December 23, at South Ensley called “A light has come!” The Sunday morning message (Dec. 23) will be titled “Jesus’ wish list.” South Ensley is located at 13600 S. Cypress, Sand Lake, and Sand Lake UMC is located at 65 W. Maple Street, Sand Lake.
Dec. 24: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 180 Northland Drive, in Sand Lake, will have a Christmas Eve Candle Light service at 7 p.m.
Dec. 23, 24: Hillcrest Community Church will have a Christmas Eve candle light service at 6:30 pm. on Christmas Eve, December 24. The Sunday, December 23 message is titled “A birth party” and begins at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 5994 18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs.
Dec. 24: Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church will celebrate a Candlelight Service, on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at 7:00 p.m. Light a candle, sing a song, ring a bell, celebrate grace! The church is located at 10295 Myers Lake Ave., just south of 13 Mile Rd.
Dec. 24: Holy Spirit Episcopal Church will have a Christmas eve service at 7 p.m. December 24. The church is located at 1200 Post Drive NE, Belmont. Call (616)784-1111 or visit www.holyspiritbelmont.org.