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Christmas Eve, Christmas Day church services coming up in Hall County
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What is more exciting than the joy that Christmas candlelight services bring? 

Christmas Day falls on a Wednesday this year, and The Times has collected Christmas Day and Christmas Eve services from churches around Hall County.

Central Baptist Church

785 Main St. SW, Gainesville

  • 6 p.m. candlelight service, Christmas Eve

Christ Place Baptist Church

3461 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch

  • 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. worship services, Christmas Eve 

Christ Lutheran Church

3612 Old Oakwood Road, Oakwood

  • 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. carols, communion and candlelight services, Christmas Eve

First Baptist Church Of Gainesville

751 Green St., Gainesville

  • 5:30 p.m. carols and candlelight service, Christmas Eve

First Presbyterian Church Of Gainesville

800 S. Enota Drive NE, Gainesville

  • 3 p.m. service for children and their families, Christmas Eve

  • 5 p.m. candlelight lessons and carols, Christmas Eve

  • 11 p.m. candlelight communion, Christmas Eve

Free Chapel

3001 McEver Road, Gainesville

  • 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. candlelight services, Christmas Eve

Gainesville First United Methodist Church 

2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

  • 11 a.m. family worship, Christmas Eve

  • 5 p.m. modern candlelight service, Christmas Eve

  • 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 11 p.m classic candlelight service, with communion offered at 11 p.m., Christmas Eve

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

600 S Enota Drive NE, Gainesville

  • 2 p.m. traditional service, Christmas Eve

  • 7 p.m. candlelight service, Christmas Eve

  • 10:30 p.m. carols, Christmas Eve

Grace Episcopal Church

422 Brenau Ave., Gainesville

  • 4 p.m. service with children’s pageant, Christmas Eve

  • 7 p.m. service with traditional carols, Christmas Eve

  • 11 p.m. Midnight Mass, with prelude beginning at 10:30 p.m., Christmas Eve

  • 10 a.m. service with Holy Eucharist, Christmas Day

Lakewood Baptist Church 

2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville 

  • 5 p.m. service with baptism and communion, Christmas Eve

  • 10 p.m. candlelight service, Christmas Eve

Lanier Hills Church

3129 Duckett Mill Road Gainesville

  • 5:30 p.m. candlelight and communion service, Christmas Eve

Prince of Peace Catholic Church 

6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

  • 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and midnight Mass, Christmas Eve

  • 7:30 p.m. Mass in Spanish, Christmas Eve

  • 10 a.m. Christmas Mass, Christmas Day

St. Michael Catholic Church 

1440 Pearce Circle, Gainesville

  • 5 p.m. family Mass in English, Christmas Eve

  • 7:30 p.m. Mass in Spanish, Christmas Eve

  • 9 p.m. Mass in Vietnamese, Christmas Eve

  • 12 a.m. midnight Mass in English, Christmas Day

  • 10:30 a.m. Christmas Mass, Christmas Day

  • 1 p.m. Christmas Mass in Spanish,Christmas Day

St. Paul United Methodist Church

404 Washington St., Gainesville

  • 6 p.m. service, Christmas Eve

Westminster Presbyterian Church

 1397 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

  • 6 p.m. candlelight service, Christmas Eve

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