Christmas Eve at Sandy Point

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Saturday, Dec. 24, 4 p.m.: The Christmas Eve service at The First Congregational Church of Sandy Point will end with an outdoor circle around a fire pit to sing “Silent Night” if the weather is fine.  There will be no service Sunday morning, Dec. 25.

Candlelight service

SEARSMONT — Saturday, Dec. 24, 6 p.m.: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service with carols at Searsmont United Methodist Church, Route 131.

Christmas Eve service

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Saturday, Dec. 24, 6:30 p.m.: Service at Stockton Springs Community Church, 20 Church St.

Candlelight service

BELFAST — Saturday, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.: First Church Christmas Eve Candlelight Service in the First Church sanctuary, 104 Church St.

Christmas Eve service

SEARSPORT — Saturday, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.: First Congregational Church of Searsport, 8 Church St., service with music.

Family Christmas Eve service

FRANKFORT — Saturday, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.: Frankfort Congregational Church welcomes all to a community event. The service will feature old, beloved carols, with accompanying scripture readings, from an initial overview and through the scriptures to the birth of Christ. This service is both stirring and uplifting, a joyous, colorful time. Also featured are a solo vocalist and other, special music.

Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist

BELFAST — Saturday, Dec. 24, 8 p.m.: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 95 Court St., Holy Eucharist with choir in the church.

Come as You Are

BELFAST — Sunday, Dec. 25, 9:30 a.m.: Christmas Day “Come as You Are” Holy Eucharist in St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 95 Court St. An all-request Christmas carol service you can attend in your pajamas.

Carol Sing

BELFAST — Sunday, Dec. 25, 10 a.m.: Christmas Day Carol Sing in The First Church in Belfast sanctuary, 104 Church St.

Virtual Christmas service

SEARSMONT — Sunday, Dec. 25, 10:45 a.m.: Christmas Day worship, online only via Zoom, go to the Searsmont United Methodist Church Facebook page for the Zoom link.

Free Community Meal

BELFAST — Sunday, Dec. 25, noon: First Church Christmas Community Meal, free for everyone, begins at noon in the Parish House Fellowship Hall (55 Spring St. entrance).

Christmas Day Community Dinner

ROCKLAND — Sunday, Dec. 25, 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Adas Yoshuron Synagogue will sponsor its annual Christmas Day Community Dinner at St. Peter’s Church, 11 White St. It’s a turkey dinner with all the fixings and dessert prepared by Primo Restaurant. It will be a takeout meal available from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 594-4523.

New Year’s worship

BELFAST — Sunday, Jan. 1, 10 a.m.: First Church in Belfast, UCC New Year’s Day Worship in the First Church sanctuary, 104 Church St.


Prayer meetings

SEARSMONT — Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m.: Searsmont United Methodist Church (located next to Fraternity Village General Store) is planning to offer weekly prayer meetings at the church, with coffee and light refreshments. All in the community are welcome. Feeling stressed? Can’t sleep? Want to learn the Breath Prayer? Need someone to listen and pray with you? Their doors and their hearts are open. Questions? Call the pastor: 785-4140.

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