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List of Christmas Eve services around town
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The following is a list of some of the Christmas Eve services in Hall County:

Airline Baptist Church, Gainesville. 4 p.m. 3368 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville. or 770-534-5682

Celebration Church, Hoschton. 3 and 5 p.m. 5560 Thompson Mill Road, Hoschton. 770-967-5529 or

First Baptist Church, Gainesville. 5 p.m. carols and candlelight. 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. or 770-534-7354

First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville. 1:30 p.m. service for families with young children in Swetenburg Hall, 5 p.m. candlelight lesson and carols and 11 p.m. candlelight communion. 800 S. Enota Drive NE, Gainesville. or 770-532-0136

Flowery Branch United Methodist Church, Flowery Branch. 6 p.m. service. 5215 Spring St., Flowery Branch. 770-967-3441 or

Free Chapel, Gainesville. 5 p.m. Christmas Eve candlelight and communion service. 3001 McEver Road, Gainesville. or 678-677-8300

Gainesville First United Methodist Church, Gainesville. 11:30 a.m. with a special emphasis for children in GREAT Room;  5 p.m. communion and candlelight in GREAT Room; 5, 7:30, 11 p.m. traditional communion and candlelight in sanctuary. 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. or 770-536-2341.

Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church, Dahlonega. 8 p.m. service. 439 S. Park St., Dahlonega. or 706-864-0661

Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church, Clarkesville. 5 p.m. Family service with Holy Eucharist; 7:30 p.m. Seasonal hymns, carols; 8 p.m. Holy Eucharist with choir; 10:30 p.m. Seasonal hymns, carols; 11 p.m. Holy Eucharist with choir, incense. 260 E. Green St., Clarkesville. or 706-754-2451.

Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville. 4 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II; 10:30 p.m. music for strings, organ and choir; and 11 p.m. a Festival Holy Eucharist. Corner of Washington Street and Boulevard, Gainesville. or 770-536-0126

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Flowery Branch. 6 p.m. Holy Eucharist service with Father Bill Humble. 7049 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. 770-536-2643.

Lakewood Baptist Church, Gainesville. 5 p.m. special service and 11:30 p.m. candlelight service, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. or 770-532-6307

Lanier Hills Baptist Church, Gainesville. 5:30 p.m. acoustic candlelight service. 3129 Duckett Mill Road, Gainesville. or 770-297-4673

Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Flowery Branch. 3 p.m. Children’s Mass in church and teen Mass in youth room; 5:30 p.m. Mass with Sounds of Praise in church and Mass with Cantor in youth room; 7:30 p.m. Spanish Mass in church; 9:30 p.m. candlelight Mass with cantor in Church; and 11:30 p.m. combined choirs with midnight Mass following in church. 6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. or 678-960-0040

St. Mary and St. Martha of Bethany, Buford. 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24.; Noon, Dec. 25. 4346 Ridge Road, Buford. or 770-271-4067.

St. Michael Catholic Church, Gainesville. 5 p.m. Christmas carols, 11:30 p.m. Christmas carols and midnight Mass in English. 1440 Pearce Circle, Gainesville. or 770-534-3338

12 Stone, Northeast Georgia. Hamilton Mill location: 5, 6:30 and 8 p.m. services. 3858 Braselton Highway, Buford; Flowery Branch location: 3:30, 5 and 6:30 p.m. 4256 Martin Road, Flowery Branch; Braselton location: 5 and 6:30 p.m. Duncan Creek Elementary(interim location), 4500 Braselton Highway, Hoschton; Buford location: 5 and 6:30 p.m. Lanier High School, 918 Buford Highway, Buford.