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2016 Christmas Event Guide

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Celebrate Christmas: Special Church Events in the River Region





Aldersgate UMC

6610 Vaughn Road

Sunday, December 4 at 4:30 p.m.

The Great Christmas Cookie Caper

Christmas Cookie contest, Mission projects and concert.

Saturday, December 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, December 11, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Appalachian Craft Fair

The Aldersgate United Methodist Church will be hosting the Red Bird Craft Fair featuring works by as many as 100 different crafters from Appalachia. Items including handmade reed baskets, jewelry, woven mats, dolls, benches, toys, games, ornaments and nativity sets.

Sunday, December 11

“The Word Became Flesh”

10:30 a.m. Lessons and Carols Service

A heart stirring presentation featuring the Chancel Choir, Drama Team and Orchestra. Narrators: Charles Laubach, Cheryl Davitz and Kacey Vardaman.

Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Service; 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Communion, Carols and Candlelight

For more information call (334) 272.6152.



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8800 Vaughn Road

Friday, December 9

6:30 p.m. Candlelight Harpischord Chamber Concert at.  You are invited to a free concert of sacred and secular music. The 45-minute performance will feature instrumental and vocal pieces performed by the church’s chancel choir and soloists from the church, as well as outside professionals.  The free concert in the church’s sanctuary will begin at 6 p.m.  Reception to follow in Canterbury Hall.  Reception tickets will be available by calling (334) 387.0566, ext. 203. Please visit for more details.


Dalraida UMC

3817 Atlanta Hwy.

Sunday, December 4 at 6 p.m.

A Christmas musical put on by the children. Multi-generational Christmas Musical. Please call for more information. Call (334) 272.2190 for info.


Eastern Hills Baptist Church

3604 Pleasant Ridge Road

(in the Forest Hills neighborhood)

Sunday, December 4

60th Anniversary Celebration Sunday at 10 a.m.  Call (334) 272.0604 ext. 214 or visit us online,


Eastmont Baptist Church

December 3, 9 am to 12 pm

Children’s Christmas Festival

Admission is one canned good or school supply item. Enjoy breakfast with characters, pony rides, inflatables, crafts, manger museum and more. Located at 4505 Atlanta Highway. Call 277.6300 or visit for more information.


First Presbyterian Church

9299 Vaughn Road, Pike Road

Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship

Service. 5:30 p.m. with Communion. Join us as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Call 279.1372 or visit   


First United Methodist Church

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2416 West Cloverdale Park

Sunday, November 27

Hanging of the Greens, 4 – 6 p.m.

Come with unwrapped toys or monetary gifts for families in need as we dress our Sanctuary for the season of Advent.

Sunday, December 18

Festival of Christmas Concert, 4 pm

Our annual concert featuring our music ministry and a professional orchestra.

Saturday, December 24   

Christmas Eve: Communion Service and Candlelight services from noon-7 p.m.

Saturday, December 31

The Watch Night Service, 5 to 6 p.m.

A service of hope and healing in the Sanctuary. Call (334) 834.8990 for info.


Frazer Memorial UMC

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6000 Atlanta Highway

Saturday, December 3rd at 9 a.m.

Women’s Christmas Brunch

Sunday, December 4 at 6 p.m.Youth Worship Arts presents “King of Salvation” in Wesley Hall

Sunday, December 11

Christmas at Frazer Musical: A Celtic Christmas Celebration in Wesley Hall, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Frazer presents this community wide production, Christmas Theatre. Fun for the entire family!  Please call (334) 272.8622 or visit

Saturday, December 24  

“Candlelight Worship” 3:30 p.m. in Wesley Hall 6:30 p.m. in Sanctuary.


First Baptist Church

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305 South Perry Street

December 9-11

The Living Christmas Tree

Performers will delight you atop the 40 ft. set resembling a Christmas tree on stage. Tickets go on sale November 7. Please call (334) 834.6310 or visit us at


Gateway Baptist Church

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3300 Bell Road

Saturday, December 24

Candlelight Service and Communion, held at 5 p.m. Call (334) 272.9494 for details.


Heritage Baptist Church

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1849 Perry Hill Road

Sunday, December 4

10:15 a.m. “And the Stars Sang”

Children’s Christmas Musical

Saturday, December 10 and

Sunday, December 11

6 p.m. “Christmas Makes Everything New” Choir Musical

Saturday, December 24

5 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, December 25

10:15 a.m. Together Worship only

Call 279.9976 for more information or visit


Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist

1550 East Washington Street

Saturday, December 3

Annual Christmas Production at 4 p.m. Hosted by the Youth Dept. Join them as they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Call (334) 462.3048.


Saint James UMC

9045 Vaughn Road

Sunday, December 11

Christmas Cantata in the traditional sanctuary at 11 am. The service will feature the Chancel Choir.

Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Services

12 p.m. - Sanctuary, Early service for those going out of town.

5 p.m. – Worship Center, Candle lighting communion service

7 p.m.- Sanctuary, Candle lighting and communion service.

Call (334) 277.3037 for more info.


Vaughn Forest Church

8660 Vaughn Road

Friday, December 2

A Christmas in the Forest

Everyone is invited to celebrate the sounds of Christmas at 6 p.m. in the worship center.

Christmas Services

Friday, December 23 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, December 24 at 4 p.m.

For more information please contact Vaughn Forest Church at (334) 279.5433.




Centerpoint Fellowship Church-Prattville Location

Marriott Conference Center

2500 Legends Circle

Saturday, December 24

Candlelight Services, 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.  

Christmas Day, December 25

Services at 9:30 a.m. and 11a.m.

Call (334) 356.3076.


Christmas at East Memorial

Baptist Church

1320 Old Ridge Road

December 4 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

For more information contact the church office at (334) 365.7500 or visit our website at

First Baptist Church, Prattville

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138 South Washington St.

Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Service, 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Please call (334) 365.0606.


Glynwood Baptist Church

376 McQueen Smith Road N.

Sunday, December 4

10:15 a.m., Children’s Christmas Musical,

“Glorious Night”

Sunday, December 11

10:15 a.m., Adult Christmas Musical

Sunday, December 25, 10 a.m.

Special Christmas Day Service

Call (334) 361.9180 for details.




Centerpoint Fellowship Church- Wetumpka Location

Bienville Square Shopping Center

4876 U.S. Highway 231

Saturday, December 24

Candlelight Service at 5 p.m.

Christmas Day, December 25

Service at 9:35 a.m.




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