Area Christmas church services times are set

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Galva Congregational Church, at which the Kewanee Community Choir is seen performing at the Vespers service Dec. 18, is one of the many area churches planning Christmas worship services.

The following is a list of Christmas church services times reported to the Galva News.

Alpha

Alpha United Methodist – 629-5161; Pastor Zack Glenn

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 9 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9 a.m. Worship Service

Maranatha Chapel Assembly of God – 2031 U.S. Hwy. 150, Alpha; 629-2127; Pastor Melinda Bern.

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:15 a.m. Christmas Celebration and Communion

Altona

Bethany Baptist – 215 N. Olin St.; 484-2241; Pastor Bob Nutzhorn

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 7 p.m. Christmas Candlelight Carol Sing

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 11 a.m. Worship Service

Immanuel Lutheran – Route 34, Altona; 484-5251; Rev. Tim Anderson

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 9 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:15 a.m. Worship Service

United Church of Altona – Route 34, Altona; 484-5811; Pastor David Pyell (cell 221-4879)

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 5:30 p.m. Candlelight Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Worship Service at United Church of Oneida

Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill Community United Methodist – 405 E. Main St.; 927-3557; Pastor Trish Chapman

Sunday, Dec. 25 – No Service. (But there will be a 6 a.m. Julotta service Dec. 25 at Colony Church in Bishop Hill.)

Cambridge (rural)

State Road Community Church – R.R. 2, Cambridge; Pastor Max York (540-9000)

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9:15 a.m. Worship

Dahinda

Maxey Chapel United Methodist – rural Dahinda; Pastor Russell Collister

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 6 p.m. Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 8:30 a.m. Worship Service

The Oaks Community Church – Oak Run; 879-2042; Pastor Marty Briney

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 8 p.m. Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 8:30 a.m. Worship and 10:45 a.m. Worship

Galva

Assembly of God – 302 S.E. Second St.; Pastor Ivan Brake (217-851-0198)

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 6 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – No service.

Christian Church – 926 S.E. 2nd St.; 932-3474; Pastor Jeff Goard (883-1035)

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9 a.m. Worship (followed by Sunday School)

First Baptist – 203 N.W. Fourth Ave.; 932-2713; Pastor Don Reul

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 7 p.m. Candlelight Worship Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Worship Service

Galva Congregational – 211 N.W. 3rd Ave.; 932-3733; Pastor Bob Curry, 852-4288

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Worship

First United Methodist – 214 N.W. Second Ave.; 932-2460; Pastor Trish Chapman

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 7 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9 a.m. Worship

Grace United Methodist – S.E. 2nd St. and S.E. 1st Ave.; 932-3143; Pastor Karen Martin

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 9 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – No service.

Messiah Lutheran – 317 S.W. Third St.; 932-3346; Pastor Linda Winkelman

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 5 p.m. Family Worship; 11 p.m. Candlelight Worship

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:15 a.m. Christmas Lessons and Carols

St. John’s Catholic – 212 N.E. First St.; 932-2409; Father John Burns

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 4 p.m. Mass

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Mass

Trinity Baptist – 202 Front St.; Pastor Mike Miller

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Worship (No Sunday School).

LaFayette

LaFayette United Methodist – 995-3371; Pastor Tim Delaney (cell: 371-8832)

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 9 p.m. Candlelight Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:30 a.m. Worship

New Windsor

Calvary Lutheran – 667-2415; Pastor Mark Laatsch

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:15 a.m. Worship at New Windsor Presbyterian Church

Oneida

United Church of Oneida – 107 S. Joy St., Oneida; 483-8351; Pastor David Pyell (cell 221-4879)

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 8 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10 a.m. Christmas Day Service

Ophiem

Grace Lutheran – 115 Main St.; Pastor Nancy Jaster

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9 a.m. Christmas Day Worship Service

Rio

Rio Presbyterian – East Center Ave., Rio. Pastor Laura McGrath-Nagle; 972-2596

Saturday, Dec. 24: 9 p.m. Candlelight Communion Worship Service

Victoria

Victoria United Methodist – 104 S. Union; 879-2511; Pastor Russ Theobald (phone: 264-0780).

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 8 p.m. Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day Worship Service. (No Sunday School.)

Woodhull

Bethany Lutheran – 380 W. Third Ave.; 334-2144; Pastor Nancy Jaster

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 10 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship Service

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9 a.m. Christmas Day Worship Service

Harvest Bible Chapel Woodhull – 161 N. Division St.; 334-2737; Pastor Jim Shannon

Saturday, Dec. 24 – Worship Service, 7 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 25 – Worship, 10 a.m.

St. John’s Catholic – 432 E. Hwy. Ave.; 334-2137; Father John Burns

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 8 a.m. Mass and 7 p.m. Mass

United Church of Woodhull – 105 W. 3rd Ave.; 334-2533; Pastor Cheyanna Losey

Saturday, Dec. 24 – 5:30 p.m. Worship

Sunday, Dec. 25 – 10:30 a.m. Worship