BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE
South Church, in the Chapel
41 Central St.
Tuesday, Dec. 22
Service for those who have suffered a loss and have difficulty celebrating a joyous Christmas. The meditation subject is "take my yoke upon you," with the John Zehring preaching. Music will be by Harmonic Regression and the Accidental Divas.
Ballardvale United Church
23 Clark Road
5:30 p.m.: Family Service, candlelight and carols
25 Central St.
4:30 p.m.: Family Holy Eucharist with pageant
7:30 and 10 p.m., : Festival Holy Eucharist
10 a.m.: Holy Eucharist
Faith Lutheran Church
360 South Main St.
Services at 2, 3:30, 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m.
All offer Holy Communion and a special message for children
Free Christian Church
31 Elm St., Andover
Services at 4, 6 and 11 p.m.
1600 Osgood St. (Lucent Building), North Andover
5 p.m. with guest recording artist Jaime Jamgochian
New England Bible Church
60 Chandler Road
6 p.m.: Candlelight service
St. Augustine Parish
43 Essex St.
4 p.m. Mass and 4:05 p.m. Mass in St. Rita Hall (downstairs)
6 p.m. Mass
9:45 p.m. Musical Presentation prior to 10:30 p.m Mass
20 High Vale Lane, Ballardvale
4 p.m. Mass
6 p.m. Mass with Children's Live Gospel
Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher, Merrimack College
4:30 p.m. Mass
St. Augustine Church: 9:30 and 11 a.m.
St. Joseph Church: 10 a.m. Mass
Reconciliation schedule includes Dec. 17 at 12:30 and 7 p.m. and Dec. 19 at 11 a.m.
St. Robert Bellarmine
198 Haggetts Pond Road
4 p.m.: Church - Ladies Schola (Mass begins when church full)
6 p.m.: Youth choir
Midnight: Adult choir
10 a.m.: Cantor and organ
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
41 Central St.
3 p.m.: Lessons and Carols, the Rev. Jonathan Drury leading
5 p.m.: Family Worship Service and Pageant
11 p.m.: Communion candlelight service with message "Do not be Afraid"; music prelude begins at 10:45 p.m.
West Parish Church
129 Reservation Road
5 p.m.: Family candlelight service
10 p.m.: Candlelight service
Unitarian Universalist congregation
6 Locke St.
7 p.m.: Candlelight service with music, traditional readings, and carols.