Published Saturday, December 22, 2012

Coweta churches schedule Christmas activities

From Staff Reports

religion@newnan.com

Listed below are the various Christmas activities taking place at churches throughout Coweta County.

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Today, Dec. 22

• “Night of the Father’s Love: The Awe and Mystery of God With Us,” Line Creek Baptist Church, 7 p.m.

• “Journey To Bethlehem,” Freeman Memorial United Methodist Church, East Newnan, 7 p.m. Refreshments to follow

Sunday, Dec. 23

• Orthros, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 7:45-9 a.m.

• Cantata, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road, 8:30 a.m.

• Lamar Wright, Central Baptist Church, 8:45/10:55 a.m. “Rejoice and Be Merry,” “How Great Our Joy.”

• Divine Liturgy, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 9-10:15 a.m.

• Advent Forum, first session, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 9:15 a.m.

• Worship Service with Holy Communion, Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, 9:30 a.m.

• Community Christmas Program/Lenten Luncheon, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 10:15 a.m.-noon.

• Keith Holliday, Christmas concert, Abundant Life Faith Church, 10:30 a.m.

• Christmas Reception, Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, 10:45 a.m.

• Cantata, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road, 10:50 a.m.

• “Night of the Father’s Love,” Line Creek Baptist Church, 11 a.m.

• Children’s Choir performance, WellSpring Church, Eastside Elementary School, Senoia, 11 a.m.

• “Go Tell It,” cantata, Greenville United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.

• “Heaven’s Child,” musical, Liberty Christian Church, 5 p.m. Part of candlelight communion service. Refreshments to follow.

• “O Holy Night,” gymnasium, Westside Baptist Church, 6 p.m. Nativity dramatization with live narration/music.

• Christmas Singing Program, Sunnyside Baptist Church, 6 p.m.

• Christmas Communion, Central Baptist Church, 6 p.m. Jim, Ellen and Betsy Qualls. Russell Wilson, oboe.

• “Angels on Assignment,” play, Open Door Baptist Church, Senoia, 6 p.m.

• Advent Study, Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, Lone Oak, 6 p.m.

• Worship Service in the Style of Taizé, parish hall, First United Methodist Church, Newnan, 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24

• Open communion, Cornerstone United Methodist Church. Drop by between 3-4 p.m.

• Christmas Eve Service, First United Methodist Church, Newnan, 4 p.m.

• Great Hours of the Nativity of our Lord, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 4- 5:15 p.m.

• Candlelight Service/Holy Communion, Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, 4 p.m. Choir, soloists, instrumentals.

• Children’s Pageant, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 5 p.m. Musical prelude, 4:30 p.m.

• Family Service, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 4:30 p.m.

• Candlelight Service, First Baptist Church, Moreland, 5 p.m.

• Drop-in Communion, Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, Lone Oak, 5-6 p.m.

• Christmas Eve Divine Worship, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, West Point, 5 p.m.

• Vespers for the Nativity of our Lord, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 5:15-6 p.m.

• Christmas Communion, Providence Baptist Church, Providence Church Road, 5:30 p.m.

• “Kid friendly” Communion, Hopewell United Methodist Church, Tyrone, 5:30 p.m.

• Candlelight Communion, Unity Baptist Church, 6 p.m.

• Traditional Service, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 6 p.m.

• Family Christmas Service, Central Baptist Church, 6 p.m.

• Candlelight Service, Luthersville Baptist Church, 6 p.m.

• Divine Liturgy of St. Basil for the Nativity of our Lord, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 6-7:30 p.m.

• Candlelight Service, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, 6 p.m.

• Christmas Eve Service, First United Methodist Church, Newnan, 6:30 p.m.

• Candlelight Service, Newnan Chapel United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.

• Candlelight Communion, Newnan Presbyterian Church, 7 p.m.

• Family Worship/Candlelight and Communion, contemporary 2orship center, Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church, Sharpsburg, 7 p.m.

• Candlelight Service/Holy Communion, Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, 7 p.m.

• Christmas Eve Service, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m.

• Traditional Candlelight Service, Hopewell United Methodist Church, Tyrone, 7:30 p.m.

• Traditional Candlelight/Communion, sanctuary, Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church, Sharpsburg, 9 p.m.

• Festival of Lessons/Carols, Central Baptist Church, 11 p.m. Chancel choir/string quartet.

• Candlelight Service, Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 11 p.m.

• Candlelight Service, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11 p.m.

• Midnight Mass, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 11 p.m. Musical prelude, 10:30 p.m.

• Christmas Eve Service, First United Methodist Church, Newnan, 11 p.m.

Christmas Day, Dec. 25

• Orthros, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 9-10 a.m.

• Christmas Day Service, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 10 a.m.

• Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom for the Nativity of our Lord, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City, 10- 11:15 a.m.

• Christmas Day Service, Word of God Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, 10:30 a.m. Casual.

• “Feed the Homeless,” St. John the Wonderworker Church, Atlanta, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sponsor: St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church, Peachtree City. Information – www.saintchristopherhoc.org .

Sunday, Dec. 30

• Student Day at Christmas, Central Baptist Church, 10:55 a.m.

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