Holiday religious services

Songs, worship, and more from our Island places of prayer.

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Guest conductor Molly Conole leads the choir at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury Christmas Concert. Jan Hyer plays the cello. — Teresa Kruszewski

The Federated Church, Edgartown

Dec. 24: Children’s service at 5 pm — joyful hymns and children sharing the Nativity story. Candlelight service at 10 pm — traditional candlelight service with music directed by Peter R. Boak.

Dec. 25: Christmas Day service 10:30 am — A brief, casual service to hear the Christmas story and sing carols upon request.

First Congregational Church, West Tisbury

Dec. 24: Christmas Pageant and service at the Ag Hall at 5 pm. Additional service at 10 pm.

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

House of Prayer, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Service at 10:30 am.

Vineyard Assembly of God, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 25: Service at 10:30 am.

Christian Science Society, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

St. Andrew’s Church, Edgartown

Dec. 24: Family Eucharist at 4 pm, Choral Eucharist at 9:45 pm.

Dec. 25: Holy Eucharist at 10 am.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 23: Kabbalat Shabbat Service from 5:30 to 7 pm.

Dec. 24: Shabbat Torah Service from 10 am to 12:30 pm; Hanukkah First Candle from 6 to 7 pm.

Dec. 30: Hanukkah Celebration from 5:30 to 7 pm.

Chilmark Community Church, Chilmark

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols from 5 to 6 pm.

Dec. 25: Service at 9 am.

United Methodist Church of Martha’s Vineyard, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

Quaker services held at Good Shepherd Parish Center, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

Good Shepherd Parish, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Mass at 9 am and 5 pm.

Beacon of Hope, Edgartown

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

Faith Community Church of Martha’s Vineyard, Edgartown

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols from 5:30 to 6:55 pm.

Dec. 25: Service from 10 to 11:30 am.

Martha’s Vineyard Bible Church, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

Grace Church, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 24: Holy Eucharist at 5 pm. Family service, candlelight, and carols, with the Rev. Cynthia Hubbard. Traditional Christmas Carol Sing at 8:30 pm with Wes Nagy, music director. Holy Eucharist at 9 pm. Christmas music, candles, and handbells with the Rev. Cynthia Hubbard.

Dec. 25: Christmas Day Holy Eucharist at 9 am with the Rev. Dr. Storm K. Swain.

Grace Church is unable to hold their annual community Christmas dinner because of kitchen damage from a burst pipe, but plans to hold the event next year.

Gay Head Community Baptist Church, Aquinnah

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 5 pm. Traditional lessons, carols, and candle lighting.

First Baptist Church, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 pm. Traditional lessons, carols, and candle lighting.

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am. Combined service for the First Baptist Church and Gay Head Community Baptist Church.

St. Augustine’s Church, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Vigil Mass at 4 pm. Brazilian Christmas Mass at 7 pm.

Dec. 25: Christmas Day Mass at 9:30 am, 11 am, and 5 pm.

Christian Science Society, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Service at 10 am.

Trinity Worship Center, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 24: Pre-service worship at 6:30 pm, harp and choral music. Candlelight worship at 7 pm.

Church of Christ, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 25: Service at 5:15 pm.

Union Chapel, Oak Bluffs

Dec. 25: Mass at 10 am.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 25: Sacrament service at 9:30 am.

AIgreja Que Cresce The Growing Church Ministry, Vineyard Haven

Dec. 25: Service at 7 pm.

Black Box Brainwork

Dec. 24: Lighting Hanukkah candles at Windemere at 7:30 pm.

See our Religious Services section on CTK for contact information and additional services.