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Special to the News Dec. 20, 2023

We hope you will join us at First Congregational Church in Winchester (the big white church on the town common) for one of our three services on Christmas Eve. It is a beautiful time to gather with people, sing carols, pray for the good of the world, and light candles of peace in honor of God's coming in the child of Bethlehem. We look forward to seeing you there!

Advent Worship:December 24, 10:00 AMRipley Chapel

Lighting of the 4th Advent candle, the candle of Love

We will gather on Christmas Eve morning in Ripley Chapel for an intimate brief service of worship that moves us from the season of Advent to the coming celebration of Christmas. Note:  No Stepping Stones or nursery care that morning.

Family Candlelight ServiceSunday, Dec. 24, 5:00 PM

A beautiful Christmas Eve service with participation from some of our children and the traditional lighting of candles in the darkened sanctuary to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child! Join us in person or on-line.

Candlelight ServiceSunday, Dec. 24, 9:00 PM

Our traditional Candlelight Service with scriptural lessons and sacred carols, special music from the choir. We’ll end the service by lighting candles in the darkened sanctuary as we sing together Silent Night, Holy Night. Join us in person or online.

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