BY JENNIFFER WARDELL
Celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with your neighbors and friends.
Churches across Davis County are planning Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services, focusing on special messages of Christ. Many include candlelight and Christmas hymns, and some include additional activities.
Below is a list of Christmas-related services for churches throughout Davis County. All are open to the public.
Assemblies of God
Abundant Life Assembly of God will hold a special Christmas celebration on Dec. 24 starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be Christmas songs and fun while the congregation celebrates the birth of the Savior. Abundant Life Kids will also perform a special Christmas play, “Counting Down to Christmas,” at 10:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The church is located at 410 N. Main Street in North Salt Lake.
At Christian Life Center, there will be two one-hour Christmas Eve services at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Both will be candlelight services with Christmas hymns. There will also be a Christmas Even morning worship service at 10 a.m. Christian Life Center is located at 2352 E. Highway 193 in Layton.
Flourishing Grace Church will hold three Christmas Eve candlelight gatherings, set for 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the church. Each gathering will be the same, so attendees are welcome to choose the time that works best for them. Between the gatherings, there will be Christmas cookies, drinks, games and more. The church will not hold their regular Sunday morning meetings. Flourishing Grace Church is located at 390 N. 400 East in Bountiful.
Good Shepherd Fellowship will hold a Christmas Eve service at 11 a.m. The church is located at 696 N. 400 East in Bountiful.
Mountain View Baptist Church will hold their regular worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 24, as well as a Christmas Eve service at 5 pm. The church is located at 2585 E. 3000 North in Layton.
The First Baptist Church will host a traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with carol singing Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., 1950 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful.
Kaysville Bible Church will hold a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. The church is located at 181 N. Flint Street in Kaysville.
St. Olaf Catholic Church will hold services for the fourth Sunday of Advent on Dec. 23 at 5:30 p.m., as well as on Dec. 24 at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Christmas Eve services will be held Dec. 24 at 5:30 p.m. and midnight, and Christmas Day services will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 25. The church is located at 1800 S. Orchard Drive in Bountiful.
Clearfield Community Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. Carols will be sung. The church is located at 525 E. 200 South in Clearfield.
At St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, a candlelight Christmas Eve service will be held at 5 p.m. The church is located at 1579 S. State Street in Clearfield.
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection will offer a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. with Christmas carols and Holy Euchrist. The church is located at 1131 S. Main Street in Centerville.
The Cross of Christ Lutheran Church will hold its candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. and a Christmas Day Service at 10 a.m. The theme of the Christmas Day service will be “The Nativity of our Lord.” The church is located at 1840 S. 75 East in Bountiful.
At Grace Lutheran Church, a candlelight Christmas Eve service will be held at 7 p.m. There will be no morning worship that day. The church is located at 835 N. Main Street in Bountiful.
Light of the Valley Lutheran Church will hold their Christmas Eve candlelight service at both 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. There will also be a Christmas Day worship service at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 1074 N. Fairfield Road in Layton.
The Bridge Community will hold Christmas Eve service at 10 a.m., as well as a candlelight service at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. that same day. There will be Christmas songs, a special Christmas message, and more.
Grace Church of Utah will hold a Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. with music, fellowship and a Christmas message. The church is located at 385 W. Golden Avenue in Layton.
Mountain Road Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. The church is located at 796 S. Mountain Road in Fruit Heights.
United Church of Christ
Bountiful Community Church will hold Christmas Eve services at 11 a.m. The Church is located at 150 N. 400 East in Bountiful.