COLUMBIA — Communion and candlelight are common during the holiday season. Below is a partial list of worship services in the community.
Christmas Eve services:
Noon, 5, 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. Ninth St. Communion service.
4:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Woodcrest Chapel, 2201 W. Nifong Blvd. Please bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Central Missouri Food Bank.
5 p.m. Christian Chapel Assembly of God, 330 S. Providence Road. Pre-service music begins at 4:30 p.m.
5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Crossing, 3615 Southland Drive. Childcare is provided for children younger than 5.
5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Forum Boulevard Christian Church, 3900 Forum Blvd.
5 and 7 p.m. and midnight Our Lady of Lourdes, 903 Bernadette Drive. One service will be in the church and one in Flanagan Hall. The later service will be in the church.
5, 7 and 11 p.m. First Christian Church, 101 N.Tenth St.
5:30 and 8 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St. The earlier service is geared toward young families.
5:30 p.m. Memorial Baptist Church, 1634 Paris Road. Communion service.
5:30 p.m. Rejoice Free Will Baptist Church, 1900 Chapel Hill Road.
5:30 p.m. Newman Center, 701 Maryland Ave. Children's liturgy.
6 p.m. Columbia First Assembly of God, 1100 N. Seventh St. Communion service.
6 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 606 Ridgeway Ave.
6 p.m. Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church, 5350 E. Bonne Femme Baptist Church Road.
6 p.m. Blue Ridge Christian Church, 2400 Blue Ridge Road. Candlelight service.
6 and 8 p.m. Parkade Baptist Church, 2102 N. Garth Ave.
6 p.m. Redeemer Presbyterian Church, 101 N. Grace Lane.
6:30, 9 and 11 p.m. St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 914 West Blvd. S. Worship for children and their families, candle lighting service. Offering benefits Lutheran family and children's services.
7 p.m. Christian Fellowship, 4600 Christian Fellowship Road. Candlelight service.
7 p.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 W. Rollins Road. Candlelight communion service.
7 and 11 p.m. Columbia United Church of Christ, 3201 I-70 Drive. Communion service at 11 p.m.
7 p.m. Valley View Community Church, 2900 Barberry Ave. Candlelight service.
7:30 p.m. Newman Center, 701 Maryland Ave. Vigil Mass.
11 p.m. First Baptist Church of Columbia, 1112 E. Broadway. Candlelight service.
Christmas day services:
Midnight and 10 a.m. Newman Center, 701 Maryland Ave.
8:30 and 10 a.m. Our Lady of Lourdes, 903 Bernadette Drive.
10 a.m. Redeemer Presbyterian Church, 101 N. Grace Lane.