Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 18, 2010

Faith in Brief: 12/18/2010


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Live Nativity tradition continues

Traverse City — Bayview Wesleyan Church will continue its 37-year tradition of presenting a Live Nativity.

The tableau will be staged outdoors at the church, 720 Wayne St. Hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 22-23, and 6 to 7 p.m. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.

Holiday worship at Anglican church

Traverse City — All Saints Anglican Church will offer holiday services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 2.

The Christmas Eve service will include Holy Communion at 5:30 p.m. "Christmas Lessons & Carols" are scheduled for 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 2. Both services will be held at Temple Beth-El, 311 Beth-El Way.

For more information, call 946-6589 or visit

Candlelight service with Communion

Frankfort — The First Congregational Church will welcome Christmas with a Candlelight Service on Friday, Dec. 24.

The service will start with open Communion at 6:45 p.m., followed by the service at 7 p.m. at the church, 431 Forest Ave. The regular Sunday service at 11 a.m. Dec. 26 will be followed by coffee and fellowship. Call 352-7909 or visit to learn more.

Christmas Eve by candlelight

Kingsley — Kingsley United Methodist Church will celebrate the birth of Jesus on Christmas Eve.

Candlelight services will be held at 6 and 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24, at the church, 113 Blair St. Regular Sunday worship services will start at 9 and 11 a.m. Dec. 26. Call 263-5278 or visit for more information.

Christmas traditions at Revival Center

Cadillac — The community is invited to join the congregation at Revival Center Church for a traditional Christmas Eve Service and dinner on Christmas Day.

The candlelight service will start at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24.

Readers will narrate the Christmas story interspersed with traditional and contemporary Christmas music. The evening will end with a candle-lighting ceremony.

Christmas dinner will be served at noon Saturday, Dec. 25.

There is no charge; however, participants are asked to bring a dish to pass if they are able to.

Revival Center Church is located at 984 Plett Road, south of Walmart.

To learn more, call 775-2662.

'God With Us' is service theme

Traverse City — "God With Us" is the theme for Christmas Eve services at Bay Pointe Community Church.

Services will be held at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24, at the church, 6880 Secor Road. Child care will be available for children from birth to age 5.

For more information, call 922-9882 or visit