Several Island groups will hold services this week to honor the Christmas season. Please call your local place of worship for more information regarding services.
Thursday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: 5 pm, Community Baptist Church, Aquinnah. Traditional lessons carols, and lighting of candles. 508-693-1539.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: 7 pm, First Baptist Church, Vineyard Haven. Traditional lessons carols, and lighting of candles. 508-693-1539.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: 5 pm at the Chilmark Community Church, Chilmark. Traditional community service of lessons and carols, passing the light. Sandra Bittermann plays the harp, Carol Loud organist. All ages welcome. 508-645-9471.
Christmas Eve Services: 5 pm, Federated Church, Edgartown. A family service with hymns and kids sharing the Nativity story. 508-627-4421.
Christmas Eve Services: 10 pm, Federated Church, Edgartown. Traditional Candlelight service with music by the Federated Church Choir. 508-627-4421.
Christmas Eve Pageant: 5 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Ag Hall, West Tisbury. Nativity story by candlelight, the Joyful Noise Choir directed by Brian Weiland. 508-693-2842.
Christmas Eve Family Eucharist: 4 pm, St. Andrew’s Church, Edgartown. Also at 9:45 pm. 508-627-5330.
Friday, Dec. 25
Christmas Day Worship: 10 am, St. Andrew’s Church, Edgartown. 508-627-5330.