Churches schedule Christmas services, special events

12/20/2014 2:00 PM |
Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The following is The Suffolk Times’ annual listing of Christmas services and special events hosted by local churches.

Oysterponds

Orient united methodist Church
Sunday, Dec. 21: Service of Lessons and Carols with focus on children, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Candlelight Christmas Eve service, 11 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 4: Epiphany service, 10 a.m.

Orient Congregational Church
Sunday, Dec. 21: Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in style of King’s Chapel of Cambridge, England, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas pageant and candlelight service, 4 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 28: Carol-sing service, 10:30 a.m.

Greenport

First Baptist Church of Greenport
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Candlelight service with East Marion Community Church, 7 p.m.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Sunday, Dec. 21: Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Candlelight Eucharist of Christmas, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 28: Holy Eucharist services, 8 and 10 a.m.

ST. Agnes R.C. Church
Monday, Dec. 22: Advent penance service, with Sacrament of Reconciliation and individual confession and absolution, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Masses, 4, 6, 7:30 (Spanish) p.m. and midnight.

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day Masses, 8 and 10 a.m.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve services, 4 and 8 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day service, 10 a.m.

Southold

First Presbyterian Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve family service, 4 p.m.; candlelight service, 8 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas dinner, 4 p.m. All welcome; RSVP before Dec. 23: 765-2597.

First Universalist Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Candlelight concert service with pianist Charlotte Day, 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 28: Welcome 2015 service around the fireplace, 10:30 a.m.

St. Patrick R.C. Church
Saturday, Dec. 20: Mass and Christmas pageant, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Family Mass, 4 p.m.; Mass, 9 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day Masses, 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Mass, 4 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Masses, 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, Jan. 4: Epiphany Masses, 8 and 10:30 a.m.

Cutchogue

Cutchogue Presbyterian Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve candlelight service of lessons and carols, 5 p.m.

First Baptist Church
Tuesday, Dec. 31: Watch Night service, 10 p.m.

North Fork United Methodist Church
Sunday, Dec. 21: ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ service for all ages, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve family service, 5 p.m.

Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church
Tuesday, Dec. 23: Concert, “A Candlelit Christmas,” featuring organist William Roslak and friends.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas pageant, 3:30 p.m.; Christmas Vigil Masses, 4 and 5:30 p.m.; Midnight Mass (Polish/English).

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Masses, 8, 9:30 (Polish) and 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Vigil Mass (Polish/English), 7 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Masses, 8, 9:30 (Polish) and 11 a.m.

True Light Church
Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day service, 10:30 a.m.

Mattituck

Advent Lutheran Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve candlelight-communion service, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day Festival Eucharist, 10 a.m.

Church of the Redeemer
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve services, 4 and 6 p.m.

Mattituck Presbyterian Church
Sunday, Dec. 21: Christmas pageant and potluck dinner, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve worship, 4, 7 and 10 p.m.

Our Lady of Good Counsel R.C. Church
Wednesday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Masses, 4, 6 and 8 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 25: Christmas Day Masses, 8 and 10 a.m.

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