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Local churches planning Christmas Eve services to celebrate the birth of Christ

MADISON – First Baptist Church Madison and many other churches within the area are welcoming the community to Christmas Eve Service on Dec 24.

At First Baptist Church Madison, beginning at 6 p.m. attendees will enjoy a service filled with candles, traditional music with an organist and pianist, special music presentations, Homily, the Children’s Nativity and the Lighting of the Christ Candle in the Advent wreath, plus a church wide candle lighting to Silent Night. Following the service, attendees are invited to join in a reception of coffee, cider, hot chocolate, and Christmas sweets where you can see old friends and meet new neighbors. This is a service for the entire family; babies are welcomed. No childcare will be provided.

“As the community regains strength from weathering the 2020 pandemic and begins to enjoy the growth of being named a must-live-in area of our nation, FBC Madison is standing ready to support her growing community: the military, seniors, singles, students, professionals, and families,” said Mary Jo Gessner, Minister of Pastoral Care at FBC Madison. “Christmas is a nostalgic and traditional holiday we all love to celebrate, and this Christmas Eve Service provides a special, music-full and faith-rooted celebration for us to come together as a community to honor our faith and celebrate the reason for the season. “It’s a service that has been joined by the Madison community for decades.”

First Baptist Church Madison is located at 4257 Sullivan Street, in the historic district of Madison. Led by pastor Bert Breland, FBC Madison has been a staple to the loca area since 1984. For more information about the church, go to fbcmadison.net or call 256-772-9712.

Below are a few other churches in Madison offering Christmas Eve services. Most churches are holding some kind of special services either on Christmas Eve or Christmas day.

ASBURY CHURCH
Madison Campus
980 Hughes Road, Madison
Contemporary Worship at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Traditional Worship at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 11 p.m.
Madison KidsCare is available for ages 3 and under at all services except the 11 p.m.

Harvest Campus
8089 Wall Triana Hwy
Harvest Worship at 6 p.m.
Harvest KidsCare is not available. Celebrate as a family!

Mobile Worship
Online at 4 p.m.
www.weareasbury.com
Christmas Eve services will include communion and candle lightings toward the end of each service.

CROSSPOINTE CHURCH
78 Hughes Road, Madison
cpcfamily.org
CrossPointe will have two Christmas Eve services at 4 and 5:30 p.m.. You can also join them on Christmas Day for a very special service at 10:30 p.m.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
1055 Hughes Road, Madison
stjohnscatholic.wixsite.com

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will hold a morning mass and evening and night masses. Check website for times.

THE BROOK
8573 Hwy 72 West, Madison
thebrookchurch.com
The Brook Church will hold Christmas Eve services at 4 and 5:30 p.m. This will be an intimate time of worship for the whole family – singing carols, lighting candles, and preparing our hearts for Christmas morning.
Children will stay with parents in the Worship Center for the service, which will last about 45 minutes. Special battery-operated candles will be available.
They will also provide hot chocolate, s’mores, and a photo booth in between services for your family to enjoy.

BUILDING CHURCH
845 Slaughter Road, Madison
buildingchurch.tv
Christmas Eve candlelight services will be held at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
719 Hughes Road, Madison
valleymadison.com
Christmas Eve service will be held 5 to 6 p.m.
CHURCH OF THE HIGHLANDS
330 Nance Road, Huntsville
www.churchofthehighlands.com/
campuses/huntsville
Christmas Eves services will be held at 3 and 5 p.m.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH
1088 Hughes Road, Madison
trinitymadison.com
The Christmas Eve service is from 5 to 6 p.m.

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
786 Hughes Road, Madison
www.stmatthewsmadison.org
Christmas Eve services will be held at 4 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

MOVEMENT CHURCH
1469 Browns Ferry Road, Madison
www.movementalabama.com
Christmas Eve service will be held from 4 to 5 p.m.

MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH
7740 Hwy 72 West, Madison
mlutheran.org
Candlelight Christmas Eve services will be held at 5 and 7 p.m.

HARVEST POINTE METHODIST CHURCH
103 Gin Oaks Court, Madison
www.harvestpointe.com
The Christmas Eve service will be held from 5 to 6 p.m.

GOOD SHEPHERD UMC
1418 Old Railroad Bed Road, Madison
www.gslife.org
Christmas Eve services will be held at 3 and 5 p.m.

These are just a few of the churches within Madison. Most churches can be found through a simple search online. Their websites contain information about special services and regular service times, along with what they believe.
Also, most churches are having some kind of worship service on Christmas Day. They hope you will consider starting Christmas off by praising the One who made it all possible and join them in this time of celebration.
We wish you and your family a very merry Christmas!

 

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