December 14, 2012

Faith Briefs: Dec. 14, 2012

Blue Christmas service coming up

PLATTSBURGH — Trinity Episcopal Church at 18 Trinity Place will be holding a Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19.

The service is for those who find this time of year to be difficult due to some kind of loss. It is a quiet, reflective service. All are welcome.

For questions, call the church at 561-2244.

Champlain church hosting Blue Christmas service

CHAMPLAIN — Christ & St. John’s Episcopal/Anglican Church at 18 Butternut St. is holding a Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19.

The service is for anyone suffering from grief, depression or anxiety this time of year. The service offers a message of hope and healing. All denominations are welcome.

For more information, contact the Rev. Patricia A. Beauharnois at 298-8543.

Church Chancel Choir concert Sunday at 4 p.m.

PLATTSBURGH — The First Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir will present its annual Christmas Candlelight Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, in the church sanctuary on Brinkerhoff Street.

Sacred Christmas music — old and new — will be featured. The ALEE Quartet will also perform. The choir is directed by Victoria Washburn and accompanied by David Carpenter.

The concert is open to the public free of charge.

Malone church group caroling through village

MALONE — Centenary United Methodist Church is organizing “An Old Fashioned Christmas in the Village” on Sunday, Dec. 16.

Members of the church youth group, choir and others will be caroling through the village by hay wagon beginning at 4 p.m. in the Rockland, Harding, Francis, Highland, Webster and Academy areas. The carolers will then head to the Washington, Milwaukee and Clay street areas, ending up at the gazebo on Arsenal Green at about 5 p.m.

The community is invited to meet at the gazebo for more caroling, cookies and hot cocoa.

Church putting on free ham dinner Christmas day

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