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New Hampshire Christmas services


December 21. 2017 10:52PM



SUNDAY

BEDFORD: Christmas Eve, Morning Worship, 10 a.m. Candlelight Services at 5, 7 and 9 p.m., Bedford Presbyterian Church, 4 Church Road. bedfordpresbyterian.org.

BEDFORD: Christmas Eve Services at 4, 6 and 11 p.m., Bethany Covenant Church, 1 Covenant Way. 472-5545, bethanycovenant.com.

CHESTER: Chester Congregational Baptist Church, Family Worship service, Sunday, Dec. 24 at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols at 5 p.m. The church is located at 4 Chester St. 887-4799, chesternhchurch.org.

CHESTERFIELD: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 7 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 532 NH Route 63.

EPPING:Christmas Mass Schedule: Mass at 4, 7 and 10 p.m., St. Joseph Parish, 200 Pleasant St. There will be no incense at the 4 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve. Incense will be used at all other masses. stjosepheppingnh.com.

EXETER: Christmas Eve Services, 8 a.m. No 10 a.m. service. Christmas Pageant and Holy Communion, 4 p.m. Festival Eucharist, 8 p.m. Prelude begins at 7:30 p.m. Traditional Midnight Mass, 11 p.m., Christ Church, 43 Pine St. 772-3332.

EXETER: Christmas Eve Mass Schedule: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and midnight, St. Michael Parish, 9 Lincoln St. stm@stmichaelparish.org, 772-2494.

GILFORD: Christmas Eve services: 10:30 a.m.; Candlelight Service, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Gilford, 18 Wesley Way. 524-3289, nhlakesumchurch.org.

HAMPTON: Christmas Carol Sing, 7:30 p.m.; Choral Eucharist Rite, II, 8 p.m., with music and choirs, Trinity Church, 200 High St. 926-5688, trinityhampton.org.

HUDSON: Christmas Eve Services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.; 6:30 p.m., St. Kathryn Parish, 4 Dracut Road. 882-7793, stkathryns.org.

LACONIA: Christmas Eve Services: morning Mass, 7 a.m., St. Joseph’s, 50 Church St. 9:30 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, 291 Union Avenue. 524-9609, standrebessette.org.

LEBANON:Christmas Mass Schedule: Christmas Eve, 4 and 6 p.m., Sacred Heart Parish, ​2 Hough St. 11:15 p.m., Christmas sing–along followed by Midnight Mass. 448-1262, sacredheartlebanon.org.

LOUDON: Family Christmas Eve Service, 6:30-7:30 p.m., New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene, 33 Staniels Road. Carols, Scripture Readings, a homily by Pastor Joshua Johnson, concluding with the traditional candle–lighting. No childcare provided as this is for the whole family to experience together. Free. ID: 6869703.

MANCHESTER: Christmas Eve: 9 a.m. service. Children’s Service, 4 p.m. (bring bells). Sacred Concert, 7:30 p.m.; Choral Eucharist, 8 p.m.; Silent Night (with incense), 11 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 106 Lowell St. 622-9813, gracechurchmanchesternh@gmail.com.

MANCHESTER: Christmas Eve Services: Childrens Service, Musical Pageant, 4:30 p.m.; Traditional Candlelight Service, 7 p.m., Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm St. 669-2807, brooksidecc.org.

MANCHESTER: Morning Mass at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.; Christmas Eve Vigil Mass, 5 p.m.; Choral Music, 11 p.m. prior to Mass at midnight, St. Joseph Cathedral, Pine and Lowell streets. 669-3100, stjosephcathedralnh.org.

MANCHESTER: Advent Lessons, Carols and Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m.; Christmas Eve, Holy Eucharist and Carols, 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 102 N. Main St. 622-8632.

MERRIMACK:Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 7 p.m., First Church of Merrimack, 7 Baboosic Lake Road. Free. ID: 6812291.

MERRIMACK:Christmas Eve Mass at 4, 7 and 10 p.m., St. John Neumann, 708 Milford Road. 880-4689, sjnnh.org.

MILFORD:Christmas Eve on the Milford Oval. Traditional open air Christmas Carol service, 6:30 p.m., Milford Oval, Downtown. Free. ID: 6849041.

MILFORD:Christmas Eve Services: Living Creche, Dec. 24 from 5:30-7 p.m.; Carols and Candles, from 8-9 p.m., First Congregational Church, 10 Union St. firstccmnh.org.

NASHUA:Christmas schedule: Sunday worship times change to 9 and 11 a.m. Christmas Eve, services: Family Christmas Eve, 5 p.m.; Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols, 7 and 11 p.m., The First Church Congregational, United Church of Christ, 1 Concord St. 882-4861.

NASHUA: Christmas Mass Schedule Dec. 24: 7 and 9:30 a.m. No noon mass. Christmas Eve, Choir/Carols at 3:45 p.m.,; mass at 4 p.m.; Missa Cantata/Carols, 11:45 p.m.; Mass at midnight, St. Patrick Parish, 29 Spring St. 882-2262, stpatricksnashua.org.

NEWMARKET: Christmas Eve Candlelight Services, at 5 and 11 p.m., Newmarket Community Church, 137 Main St. 659-3892, newmarketchurch.org.

NEWMARKET: Christmas Eve Mass at 4 and 10 p.m., St. Mary Church, 182 S. Main St. 659-3643, stmarynh@gmail.com.

PENACOOK: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 6:30 p.m., United Church of Penacook, 21 Merrimack St. 753-4072, ucpnh.org. ID: 6866845.

PORTSMOUTH: Services at 9 and 11 a.m., South Church, 292 State St. southchurch-uu.org.

PORTSMOUTH: Christmas Carol Sing, 4:30 p.m.; Festival Eucharist Rite, II, 5 p.m., family–friendly service with children’s sermon, Christ Church, 1035 Lafayette Road. 436-8842, christepiscopalchurch.us.

ROCHESTER: The Night Before Christmas, 3 and 5 p.m., Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield Street. Grace Community Church celebrates Christmas at the historic Rochester Opera House. Enjoy Christmas carols, special music, and reflections on Christmas. Each service is only one hour long and will be family friendly. Free. ID: 6873725, ID: 6873726.

RYE: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 7 p.m., Rye Congregational Church, Washington and Central Roads. Free. ID: 6813410.

SALEM: Christmas Mass Schedule: Mass at 4 p.m. at Mary, Queen of Peace Church, 200 Lawrence Road; 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 33 Main St.; 4:15 p.m. in the St. Joseph School Auditorium; 10 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 33 Main St. (NOTE: This Mass, at an earlier time, takes the place of Midnight Mass.) 893-8661, saintsmaryandjoseph.org.

MONDAY

EPPING: Christmas Day Mass, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Parish, 200 Pleasant St. stjosepheppingnh.com.

EXETER: Christmas Day, 10 a.m. Liturgy and Holy Communion, Christ Church, 43 Pine St. 772-3332.

EXETER: Christmas Mass, at 9 a.m., St. Michael Parish, 9 Lincoln St. stm@stmichaelparish.org, 772-2494.

HAMPTON: Christmas Day, Holy Eucharist, Rite, I, 10 a.m., Trinity Church, 200 High St. 926-5688, trinityhampton.org.

HUDSON: Christmas Mass, 8:30 a.m., St. Kathryn Parish, 4 Dracut Road. 882-7793, stkathryns.org.

LEBANON: Christmas Mass, at 9 a.m., Sacred Heart Parish, ​2 Hough St. Christmas dinner, 12:30 p.m. Free. Transportation or a meal delivery please call 306-6943. 448-1262, sacredheartlebanon.org.

MANCHESTER: Christmas Morning Mass, 9 a.m., Holy Eucharist, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 102 N. Main St. 622-8632.

MANCHESTER: Christmas Mass, 9 a.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 106 Lowell St. 622-9813, gracechurchmanchesternh@gmail.com.

MANCHESTER: Christmas Mass, 10:30 a.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, Pine and Lowell streets. 669-3100, stjosephcathedralnh.org.

MERRIMACK: Christmas Day Mass at 8 and 10 a.m., St. John Neumann, 708 Milford Road. 880-4689, sjnnh.org.

NASHUA: Christmas Day services, 7 a.m., Quiet Mass; 9:30 a.m., Organ/Traditional Carols. No Noon Mass. St. Patrick Parish, 29 Spring St. 882-2262, stpatricksnashua.org.

NEWMARKET: Christmas Mass at 9:30 a.m., St. Mary Church, 182 S. Main St. 659-3643, StMaryNH@gmail.com.

SALEM: Christmas Mass, 9:30 a.m. at Mary, Queen of Peace Church, 200 Lawrence Road; 11 a.m. at Saint Joseph Church, 33 Main St. 893-8661, saintsmaryandjoseph.org.


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