The North Bend Eagle


Area churches plan Christmas services

by Mary Le Arneal
Published 12/13/17

Area churches will be celebrating one of the highlights of the spiritual calender with special services this Christmas season.

St. Matthew Lutheran in Pleasant Valley is planning to have a Christmas Eve candlelight service of lessons and carols beginning at 7 p.m. The church, which closed in 2002, is located near the intersection of county roads L and 4, eight miles north and three miles west of North Bend.

St. George Catholic will have visiting priests assisting with confessions on Dec. 18 from 4 p.m. until all confessions are heard. Christmas Eve Mass will be at 6 p.m. and Christmas Day Mass at 9 a.m.

Sacred Heart Catholic will sing Christmas hymns at 11:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve with Mass at midnight.

St. John’s Ridgeley Lutheran near Scribner will have its Sunday school Christmas program at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 17. On Christmas Eve there will be a service at 6:30 p.m. and on Christmas Day there will be worship at 10:30 a.m. service with holy communion.

The United Presbyterian Church will have its Sunday school Christmas program at 10 a.m. Dec. 17. There will be a Christmas Eve candlelight service with communion at 5 p.m. on the 24th. There will be no Sunday school on Christmas Eve; worship will be at 10 a.m.

St. Peter Lutheran Church will have services on Dec. 24 at 9 a.m. and 6;30 p.m. There will be no Christmas Day service. The youth program will be Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. The Little Lamb Preschool program is Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve service will be Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

St. Charles Catholic Church will have Christmas Eve Mass at 4 p.m. and Midnight Mass.

St. Leo Catholic Church in Snyder will have Christmas Eve Mass at 6 p.m. and will hold Christmas Day Mass at 10 a.m.

Ames Community Church will has their services at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24 and Jan. 31.

CORRECTION: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that there will be an 8:15 a.m. Mass at St. Charles on Christmas Day.


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