Oh Holy Night

The Albia Newspapers will be publishing the 2018 Monroe County Advent Calendar beginning today and running through the first of the new year. Send your community, church, school and family events to the newspaper for this free listing. e-mail dave@albianews.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

St. Paul’s Lutheran, Advent worship 6 p.m. Holden Evening Prayer Worship

Friday, Dec. 7

First Christian Church, 1-6 p.m. Ringing Bells for the Salvation Army at Jim and Charlie's

St. Patrick’s Georgetown, Vigil Mass for Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 7 p.m.

St. Mary’s Catholic, Immaculate Conception Vigil Mass, 5:10 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8

St.  Mary’s Catholic, Immaculate Conception Mass, 9 a.m.; Prepare the Way for Jesus Festival, 9 a.m.-Noon

Sunday, Dec. 9

First Christian Church, 9:15 a.m., Worship--Peace Sunday

6:30 p.m. Living Nativity at the Huber "Stable"

Trinity United Methodist, Christmas Cantata “Worship of Christmas,” 8:30 and 10:50 a.m.

River Life Family Worship Center, “His Story, Our History” Christmas Program, 10 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 10

K-2 Elementary Concert, 6:30 p.m. A Gym

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Lincoln Center Concert, 6:30 p.m., A Gym

Wednesday, Dec. 12

St. Paul’s Lutheran, Advent Worship 6 p.m. Holden Evening Prayer Service

Lovilia United Methodist, Youth (Pre-K-8th) Christmas Party, 3-4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 15

First Christian Church, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Ringing Bells for the Salvation Army at Jim and Charlie's

Sunday, Dec. 16

St. Patrick’s Georgetown, Pre-decorating party, 6:30 p.m.

First Christian Church, 9:15 a.m. Worship--Children's Program. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'"

ACHS Choirs Cocoa and Carols, 2 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room

Trinity United Methodist, Children’s Program, 7 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 17

5th-12th Band Extravaganza, 7 p.m. A Gym

Wednesday, Dec. 19

St. Mary’s Catholic Christmas Pageant, 6 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran, Advent Worship 6 p.m. Holden Evening Prayer Service

Thursday, Dec. 20

Pre-K Christmas Program, 5:30 p.m. Kendall Center

Friday, Dec. 21

St. Mary’s Catholic, Mass followed by Christmas in the Rectory, 9 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 23

First Christian Church, 9:15 a.m. Worship--Birthday Cake for Jesus!

Trinity United Methodist, Third Advent Worship, 8:30 and 11:50 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 24

Lovilia United Methodist, Candlelight service, 4:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Lutheran, Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Lessons and Carols, 6:30 p.m.

First Christian Church, 7 p.m.-- Scriptures and Songs, 10 p.m.

St. Mary’s Catholic Christmas Mass 4 p.m., 10 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 25

St. Mary’s Catholic, Christmas Day Mass, 9 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 30

St. Paul’s Lutheran, Healing Worship, 9 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 31

St. Patrick’s Georgetown, Solemnity of Mary Vigil Mass, TBA

St. Mary’s Catholic, Solemnity of Mary Vigil Mass, 5:10 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

St. Mary’s Catholic, Solemnity of Mary Mass, 9 a.m.

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