Matters of Faith, Dec. 22

December 22, 2012 

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH: Church school Christmas program, 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Christmas Day service, noon, Tuesday; Youth Sunday service, 8 a.m. Dec. 30; and Watch Night service, 11:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 5715 Koon Road. (803) 786-0119

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Christmas Eve communion service, 5 p.m. Monday, 2700 Bush River Road. (803) 798-4488; www.christianlifecolumbia.com

EASTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: The Living Nativity, 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, 3200 Trenholm Road. (803) 256-1654

FORT CLARK BAPTIST CHURCH: Watch Night service, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 421 Veterans Row, Elgin. (803) 438-5071

NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH: Watch Night service, 10 p.m. Dec. 31, 9601 Caughman Road. Breakfast will be served. (803) 695-1195

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: 64th church anniversary celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday; Watch Night Service, 10 p.m. Dec. 31, 5408 Middleton St. (803) 735-0140

NORTH TRENHOLM BAPTIST CHURCH: Carols & Candles Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Monday, 6515 N. Trenholm Road. (803) 787-2133; www.ntbc.org

PARK STREET BAPTIST: Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m. Monday; performance by the children’s choir from Uganda, Nepal and the Philippines, 6 p.m. Dec. 30, 2204 Park St. (803) 252-6434; www.parkstreetbaptistchurch.org

ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH: New Year’s Eve Watch Night service, 8:30 p.m. doors open Dec. 31, Hopkins Park, 150 Hopkins Park Road. 803) 776-7830

ST. JOHN NEUMANN CHURCH: “Word on Fire” with facilitator Jay Lowry, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 100 Polo Road. (803) 788-0811

ST. MARTIN’S-IN-THE-FIELDS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist services, 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Monday; Holy Eucharist, 10 a.m. Tuesday 5220 Clemson Ave. (803) 787-0392; www.stmartinsinthefields.com

SAINT PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH: Advent IV, 5:30 p.m. tonight and 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon, Sunday; Mass with Capella Pueri and Choral Scholars, 4 p.m. Monday, 1521 Assembly St. (803) 779-0036

SHANDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m., 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Monday, 607 Woodrow St. (803) 771-4408; www.shandonpres.org

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Performance of the Christmas Play “Christmas of Miracles,” 3:30 p.m. Sunday, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. (803) 776-5266

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