grace presbyterian Church

Grace Presbyterian Church, 781 Terex Road, will host a candlelight service of lessons and carols Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. which will include choirs, special music and congregational singing.

Hudson United

Methodist Church

Hudson United Methodist Church, 2600 Hudson-Aurora Road, will host three candlelight services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. A family oriented service will be at 5:30 p.m. Special music will be featured at 7:30 p.m. and there will be Communion at the 10 p.m. service.

Gloria Dei

Lutheran Church

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 2113 Ravenna St., will host three candlelight services Dec. 24 at 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The 4:30 service is geared toward family. Communion will be at the 7 and 9:30 p.m. services.

There will be one service at 10 a.m. on Christmas day, Dec. 25.

christ church episcopal

Christ Church Episcopal, 21 Aurora St., has planned three services for Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. There will be a 5 p.m. service geared toward family, a 7:30 p.m. contemplative service and a 10:30 p.m. service with full choir.

There will be a blessing of the gifts on Christmas Day, Dec. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Hudson Presbyterian Church

Hudson Presbyterian Church, 201 W. Streetsboro St., is hosting three services Dec. 24. There will be a family service at 5:30 p.m., a traditional service at 8 p.m. and a reflective, candlelight service at 11 p.m.

first presbyterian church

First Presbyterian Church, 21 Aurora St., will have one candlelight service Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Christ Community Chapel

Christ Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro St., will host five identical services Dec. 23 and Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Services on Sunday will be at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Services Monday will be at 3, 4:30 and 6 p.m. There will be a Christmas message online Dec. 25 at

hope community church

Hope Community Chapel, 3033 Middleton Road, will present an Advent message Dec. 23 -- God's Christmas Gift To You -- at 9:30 and 11 a.m. On Christmas Eve there will be two candlelight services at 5 and 7 p.m.

St. mary catholic church

St. Mary Catholic Church, 340 N. Main St., will have three Masses Dec. 24 at 4, 7 and 10 p.m. The children's choir will sing at the 4 p.m. Mass. There will be two Masses Dec. 25 at 9 and 11 a.m. with special music.

first congregational church

First Congregational Church, 47 Aurora St., is hosting four candlelight services on Christmas Eve at 3, 5, 7 and 11 p.m. The children's pageant will be presented at the 3 p.m. service, the youth choirs will sing at the 5 p.m. service and the men's choirs -- the Men's Ensemble and the Men of Independence -- will present the 7 p.m. service. The 11 p.m. service will feature Communion and the Chancel choir.

holy trinity church

Holy Trinity Church, 55 Atterbury Boulevard will host its youth Christmas pageant, "Every Perfect Gift," Dec. 23 at the 10 a.m. service. Child care is provided. On Christmas Eve there will be a family service at 5 p.m. and a Candlelight Service at 10:30 p.m.

rejoice lutheran church

Rejoice Lutheran Church, 7855 Stow Road, will present the story of Christmas through song and drama with a cantata Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. There will be a punch and cookies reception after the service. Christmas Eve worship services will be at 7 and 9 p.m. Holy Communion and candlelight caroling will be offered at both services.

St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Christian Church

St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Christian Church will host a Vespers for Nativity service at 7 p.m. Dec. 23 at the Markillie Cemetery Chapel, 410 N. Main St. It will host Christmas Eve Royal Hours at 10 a.m. Dec. 24 and an All-night Vigil starting at 11 p.m. Dec. 24, which will include a Christmas service. The church will offer a Second Day of Christmas Liturgy Dec. 26 at 10 a.m.

First Church of Christ Scientist

First Church of Christ Scientist, 7200 Valley View Road, will worship at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23 and host a Testimony Meeting Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m.