The North Bend Eagle


Area church Christmas schedule

by Nathan Arneal
Published 6/6/06

Christmas is just a week away and area churches will be holding special services to celebrate this special season.

St. Peter Lutheran Church will have the Sunday School Christmas Service Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The Little Lamb Preschool Christmas service is Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a Christmas Eve candlelight service Dec. 24 at 6 p.m.

St. Peter Lutheran Church is planning a New Year’s Eve Service Dec. 31 at 6 p.m.

Saint George (Morse Bluff) and Sacred Heart (Cedar Hill) Catholic Churches will have confessions heard on Dec. 22 at St. George at 4 p.m. beginning with a short opening prayer and continuing until all confessions are heard. Visiting priests will be assisting with confessions. Additional confession times are offered on Dec. 21 before the 8 a.m. Mass and from 8:30 a.m. until finished at Sacred Heart, before all of the normal Sunday Masses, and on Dec. 24, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. at Saint George until finished.

The Christmas Mass schedule begins Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. at Saint George and midnight Mass at Sacred Heart with Christmas hymns beginning at 11:30 p.m. On Christmas Day there will be a 9 a.m. Mass at Saint George.

The Solemnity of Mary New Year’s Mass schedule begins Dec. 31 with 6 p.m. Mass at St. George. On Jan. 1 there will be Mass at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart.

Former members of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Pleasant Valley are planning to have a Christmas Eve candlelight service of lessons and carols beginning at 7 p.m. The church, which closed in 2002, is located near the intersection of county roads L and 4, eight miles north and three miles west of North Bend.

St. John’s Ridgeley Lutheran will have its Sunday School Christmas program at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 22. On Christmas Eve there will be a service at 6:30 p.m. and on Christmas Day there will be a 10 a.m. service.

The United Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service with communion at 9 p.m. on the 24th.

St. Charles Catholic Church will have a Mass at 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve and at midnight. Christmas Day Mass will be at 8:15 a.m.

St. Leo Catholic Church in Snyder will hold Mass at 10:15 a.m. on Christmas day.
The Ames Community Church will have a 6 p.m. Christmas Eve service.


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