Pageants, carols and special music are among the highlights of church services as area Christians celebrate the birth of Christ.
Barrington Baptist Church
Pastor Paul Martins
25 Old County Road
On Sunday, Dec. 23, services are at 9 and 10:30 a.m.
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, a children’s service is at 5 p.m. and a traditional Service of Lessons & Carols is at 7 p.m.
Barrington Congregational Church, UCC
The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey W. Larsen
The Rev. ElizabethBarnum, associate minister
461 County Road
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, a service of carols and story especially for children is at 5 p.m. A service of carols and readings with the adult vocal choir is at 10 p.m.
There are no services on Christmas Day.
Barrington Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Patrick Notley
400 County Road
A Christmas Eve Service of Lessons & Carols is at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24.
An Epiphany soup and salad luncheon is at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6.
Barrington United Methodist Church
The Rev. Byungmoo Lee
230 Washington Road
A Christmas Eve service is at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24.
Holy Angels Church
The Rev. Raymond Ferrick
341 Maple Ave.
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, a Vigil Mass is at 5 p.m., preceded by a choral concert at 4 p.m.
On Christmas Day, Masses are at 8 and 10:30 a.m.
On New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31, a Vigil Mass is at 5:30 p.m.
On New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, Mass is at 8 a.m.
The Rev. Andrew Simon
49 Middle Highway
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, there is a 4:30 p.m. service and a candlelight service at 11 p.m.
St. John’s Episcopal Church
The Rev. Robert K. Marshall, rector
191 County Road
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, a Holy Eucharist is at noon, a Christmas pageant at 4 p.m., and a Holy Eucharist is at 7 and 10 p.m.
On Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, a Holy Eucharist is at 10 a.m.
St. Luke’s Church
The Rev. Robert F. Hawkins, pastor
The Rev. Lukasz Willenberg, associate pastor
108 Washington Road
Confessions will be heard from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21.
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, Masses are at 4 p.m. with the contemporary choir and 10 p.m. with the adult choir. A children’s Mass with the children’s choir is at 6 p.m.
On Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, Masses are at 7, 8:30 and 10 a.m. There will be no 11:30 a.m. Mass.
Sts. Matthew and Mark Episcopal Church
The Rev. Stephanie Shoemaker, interim priest
5 Chapel Road
On Sunday, Dec. 23, a Holy Eucharist is at 8 and 10 a.m.
On Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, the children’s pageant and Eucharist is at 5 p.m., with a Choral Eucharist at 7 p.m.