First Assembly to have kids Christmas program, caroling tonight
WALLA WALLA - First Assembly of God, 1919 Fern Ave., will hold its children's Christmas program at 10:30 a.m. today.
Christmas caroling will be at 6 tonight.
For information, call 509-525-2743.
St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church to hold Mass in Latin tonight
WALLA WALLA - Extraordinary Form of the Latin Masswill be celebrated at 5 tonight, at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 425 W. Alder St. For more information, call 509-522-1029.
St. Paul's Episcopal plans Blue Christmas service on Wednesday
WALLA WALLA - St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 323 Catherine St. will hold its Blue Christmas service at 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday.
The prayer service is for those for whom the holidays are difficult because of loss or loneliness.
The service will focus on honoring our losses as we find strength in our faith and in one another.
The church will open at 11 a.m. for silent prayer or meditation.
The ecumenical service will include an opportunity to receive the laying on of hands with prayers for healing.
Call 509-529-1083 for more information.
Roman Catholics to celebrate Mass Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
WALLA WALLA - The three Roman Catholic churches in the city will celebrate Mass on Christmas Eve and again on Christmas Day at the following times and locations:
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 2098 E. Alder St., at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve, at midnight and at 10 a.m. Christmas Day.
St. Patrick Catholic Church, 425 W. Alder St., at 5:30 p.m in English, at 7:30 p.m. in Spanish and at 10 p.m. in English on Christmas Eve, and at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day in English and Spanish.
St. Francis Catholic Church, 724 W. Alder St., at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and at 9 a.m. Christmas Day.
First Congregational Church-UCC slates Christmas Eve service
WALLA WALLA - First Congregational Church-United Church of Christ, 73 S. Palouse St., will hold its Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.
The family friendly service will feature scriptures and carols, ending with a candle-lighting ceremony.
An offering will be taken for Helpline's Women in Need project.
Call 509-525-8753 for information.
First Presbyterian Church offers worship services Christmas Eve
WALLA WALLA - First Presbyterian Chrch, 325 S. First Ave., will have worship services at 5 pm.; 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
For more information, call 509-525-1093.
Amazing Grace Church of the Nazarene to worship Christmas Eve
WALLA WALLA - Amazing Grace Church of the Nazarene, 717 E. Alder St., will hold a worship service at 6 pm. on Christmas Eve.
For more information, call 509-525-9493.
New Life Assembly of God to hold worship service Christmas Eve
WALLA WALLA - New Life Assembly of God, 305 Detour Rd. will hold a worship service at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve.
For information, call 509-529-7756.
Grace Christian Center sets Christmas Eve service, special event
WALLA WALLA - Grace Christian Center, 49 Wallula Ave., Suite A, will hold at candlelight service at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
On Jan. 1 and Jan. 2 at 6 p.m. each night, the church will host Steve and Wendy Backlund from Bethel Church in Redding, Calif.
The Backlunds have a unique ministry that ignites passion, joy, victorious mindsets and healthy relationships.
For information, call 509-520-1775.
College Place First Presbyterian sets two Christmas Eve services
COLLEGE PLACE - College Place First Presbyterian Church, 324 N.E. Damson, will hold Christmas Eve worship services at 5 and 7 p.m.
For more information, call 509-529-3210.
Pioneer United Methodist sets Christmas Eve, 2 special services
WALLA WALLA - Pioneer United Methodist Church, 209 E. Birch St., will have a special service at 10 a.m. today and at 10 a.m. Jan. 2, as well as a candlelight service at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve.
For more information, call 509-525-1870.
Christ Lutheran Church plans candlelight services Christmas Eve
WALLA WALLA - Christ Lutheran Church, 1420 S. Second Ave., will have candlelight services at 6 and 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve. For more information, call 509-525-2243.
Grace United Methodist Church slates Christmas Eve communion
WALLA WALLA - Grace United Methodist Church, 1520 Pleasant St., will have a candlelight communion service at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
For more information, call 509-525-6702.
Emmanuel Lutheran to host VA chaplain Christmas Day
WALLA WALLA - The Rev. Ben Vegors, senior chaplain at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center, will speak about "Christmas 1944" at 10 a.m. Christmas Day at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 628 Lincoln St.
Vegors is a combat veteran who served as a B-24 tailgunner during World War II.
He will talk about despair and hope.
Emmanual Lutheran will also have a candlelight service at 7 p.m. Christmas Eve. For information, call 509-525-6872.
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