Churches host Christmas Eve services
Christmas services and celebrations will take place throughout the Carson Valley.
The following is a list of special events and their locations:
— High Sierra Fellowship, 1516 Highway 395, Gardnerville, Dec. 24, 6 p.m. Christmas Eve Service. Dec. 26, 9:30 a.m. Information call Pastor Rich Lamay at 782-7486.
— Unity Church of Today, 1701 Lucerne Ave. in Minden, will host two different Christmas Eve services. The first service at 6:30 p.m. is a Christian holiday service planned for youth and families. The second service at 8:30 p.m. is a traditional, candlelight service. Information Rev. Larry Schneider at 782-4429.
— Calvary Chapel, 1004 Dresslerville Rd, Gardnerville, Dec. 24, 6 p.m. For information call Pastor Dan Steen 265-3259.
— Genoa Community Church, 182 Nixon St. Genoa, Dec. 24, 7 p.m. Patrick Jolly and friends will provide music. Information Ray or Arlene 782-2356.
— Coventry Cross Episcopal Church, 1631 Esmeralda, Minden, Dec. 24 9 p.m.. Candlelight Service with Holy Eucharist, Dec. 25 10 a.m. Christmas Service. Information Priest Shep Curtis 782-4161.
— Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, Dec. 24 6 p.m. Children’s Service with guest and gift for each child, 8 p.m. Traditional Candlelight Family Service with Chancel Choir, 11 p.m. Candlelight Communion Service 11 p.m. Information Pastor Pete Nelson 782-4600.
— St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, Christmas and New Year’s Mass Schedule Dec. 24, 4 p.m. Children’s Mass, 6 p.m., and Midnight. Dec. 25, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and Noon, Bilingual. Dec. 31, 5 p.m., Jan. 1, 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Bilingual. Information Father William Nadeau 782-2852.
— Christian Presbyterian Church, 1436 Industrial Way, Unit A & C Gardnerville, Dec. 24, 6:30 p.m. Candlelight Service, Dec. 25, 9 a.m. Sunday Worship and Sunday School, Adult Bible Study, Tues. at 7:30 p.m. Information Pastor Jeffery Quinn 782-3781 or 265-1398.
— Trinity Lutheran Church, 1480 Douglas Ave. Gardnerville, Dec. 24 7 p.m. Family Celebration, 11 p.m. Midnight Celebration featuring special music by Trinity’s Sr. Choir Chorister Choir, Hand bell Choir and Harp. Dec. 25 10 a.m. Christmas Morning Celebration.
— Valley Christian Fellowship, Meadowdale Center 1267 Highway 395 South, Dec. 24, 6 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Dec. 25, 6:30 p.m. Christmas Movie and Party. Information Pastor Leo Kruger 782-1961.
— Hilltop Community Church, 3616 N. Sundridge Drive, Indian Hills, Dec. 24, 5 p.m. and 6:30, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Information 267-3020.
— Berean Bible Church, 1475 Highway 395 (C.V. Middle School in the cafeteria), Dec. 26, 9:30 a.m. Worship the birth of the Savior and Christmas program. Information Pastor Eddie Almeida 782-3931.
— The Tahoe Community Church located one-half mile up from Highway 50 on Kingsbury Grade at the corner of Kingsbury Grade and Daggett Lane, Christmas Eve Candlelight Services will start at 5 p.m., Dec. 24.
Regular weekly worship will be 10:45 a.m. with Sunday School classes beginning at 9 a.m. for all ages.
Sunday Evening Worship Service begins at 6 p.m. every week. Information Shirley Ralls at 588-5860.
— First Baptist Church of Topaz Ranch Estates, 1441 Agate Road, . Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; Sunday evening worship, 5 p.m.; midweek service, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Information, Pastor Don Chambers 266-3309.
— Smith Valley United Methodist Church, 44 Rivers Road, Smith, Adult Sunday School 8 a.m.; Sunday Service and children’s Sunday school begins at 9 a.m.; Monday Adult Bible study 7 p.m.; Thursday Men’s Study Group Heyday Inn, 7:30 a.m.; Friday, Women’s Bible study 9:30 a.m. Information, Pastor Tom Walburn 465-2452.
— St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, on the corners of Highways 208 and 338 in Smith, 465-2220.
Mass time for the month of December is 1 p.m., on Sunday. Mass on Christmas day, Dec. 25, is at 1 p.m. If you need to reach a Priest please call (775) 463-2882.
— Topaz Community Open Bible Church, Sunday services at the park building in Topaz Ranch Estates. Christian education 9:15 a.m., fellowship 9:45 a.m., morning worship and children’s Sunday school 10 a.m. A candlelight Christmas Eve service is Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.
Information, Pastors Ron and Nanci Carter, 266-0020.