Area Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services

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Grafton

Baptist Church of Grafton, 1 South St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. www.thebaptistchurchofgrafton.org, 508-839-4911.

 

Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton, 3 Grafton Common, candlelight service Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m. 508-839-2927, www.uusgu.org.

 

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 53 N. Main St.,  Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. (family service); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-839-3453, http://standrewsgrafton.org.

 

St. Philip Parish, 12 West St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9 a.m. 508-839-3325, https://stmarysgrafton.org.

 

St. Mary Parish, 17 Waterville St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. (choir begins singing at 10 p.m.); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10:45 a.m. 508-839-3003, https://stmarysgrafton.org.

 

 

Hudson

Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, 80 Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 11:30 a.m. The service will be followed by a potluck brunch at noon. 978-562-9180, www.ucmh.org.

 

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 5 Washington St., Saturday, Dec. 24, from 5-6:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, from 10-11:15 a.m. 978-562-2701, http://stlukeshudson.org.

 

Grace Baptist Church, 353 River Road, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. 978-562-8550, www.gracehudson.org.

 

First United Methodist Church, 34 Felton St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. (children’s flashlight),7 p.m. (lessons and carols), and 11 p.m. (candlelight service). 978-562-1932, www.hudsonfumc.org.

 

Marlborough

St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 537 Bolton St., family friendly candlelight service Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9:30 a.m. Visit www.saintstephenlutheran.com or the church’s Facebook page.

 

Sts. Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church, 9 Central St., Saturday, Dec 24, vespers at 5:30 p.m., with liturgy at 6 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, Orthros at 8:50 a.m., with Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. 508-485-2575, www.stsanargyroi.org.

 

First Church, 37 High St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. (family service) and 11 p.m. (lesson and carols); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-485-6297, www.firstchurchnet.com.

 

Saint Matthias Parish, 469 Hemenway St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-460-9255, www.stmattpar.org.

 

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 472 Lincoln St., Solemn High Mass, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m.; Low Mass with carols Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-481-8493, www.holytrinitymarlborough.org.

 

Greater Grace Christian Fellowship, 187 Pleasant St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 6 p.m.508-460-1541, www.ggcfmarlboro.org.

 

First United Methodist Church, 52 Church St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. www.marlborofumc.org.

 

Immaculate Conception Parish, 17 Washington Crt., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. (English), and 10 p.m. (tri-lingual); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. (English), 12:30 (Spanish), and 6 p.m. (Portuguese). 508-485-0016, www.icmarlboro.com/.

 

 

Northborough

 

St. Bernadette Parish, 266 Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. (with music from the Children’s Choir beginning at 4:30 p.m.) and 10 p.m. (with the Adult Choir beginning at 9:30 p.m.); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. (Contemporary Choir). 508-393-2838, www.stb-parish.org.

 

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 244 W. Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 and 6 p.m., with midnight carols beginning at 11:15 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. (there are no 8 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Masses). 508-393-2413.

 

Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. (family) and 11 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-393-8156, http://trinitynorthborough.org.

 

Church of the Nativity, 45 Howard St, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. (family service), 8 p.m. (candlelight service with choir), and 11 p.m. (candlelight service with soloists and harp); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-393-3146, www.churchofthenativity.org.

 

Rice Memorial Baptist Church, 85 Lincoln St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6:30 p.m., followed by light refreshments. 508-393-3481, www.ricebaptistchurch.org.

 

 

Shrewsbury

 

St. Mary’s Parish, 20 Summer St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4:30 p.m. (both the church and St. John’s High School), 7 p.m., and midnight; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. 508-845-6341, www.stmarysparish.org.

 

St. Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Turnpike, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 and 6 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 508-757-5154, www.stannesparish.org,

 

Wellspring United Methodist Church, Saturday, Dec. 24, in Dean Park at 5 p.m. at the bandstand. Facebook, www.wellspringumc.net, 508-842-4665.

 

Trinity Episcopal Church, 440 Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9:30 a.m. 508-842-6040, www.trinityshrewsbury.org.

 

Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 13 Prospect St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m.;  Sunday, Dec. 25, a PJs & Pancakes casual worship will be held at 10 a.m., with communion and brunch. 508-842-2731, www.mtolivetlutheran.org.

 

First Congregational Church, 19 Church Road, Saturday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. (family), 7 p.m. (carols and lessons with candlelight), and 10 p.m. (carols and lessons with candlelight); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel. 508-845-7286, www.fccsm.org.

 

 

Southborough

 

Saint Anne Parish, 20 Boston Road, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5 and 11 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 12 p.m. 508-485-0141, www.stannesouthborough.org.

 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 27 Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. (children’s Christmas pageant with Eucharist) and 10 a.m. (Festival Holy Eucharist with Choir. Music prelude beginning at 9:45 p.m.); Sunday, Dec. 25, Holy Eucharist with Carols at 10 a.m. 508-481-1917, http://stmarkssouthborough.org.

 

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 15 Common St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 6:30 p.m. (pageant service), 10 p.m. (candlelight service), and 11 p.m. (Jesus’ Birthday Party).  508-485-4847, http://pilgrimchurch.us.

 

Saint Matthew Parish, 105 Southville Road, Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., in both the church and the parish center, and 10 p.m. in the church; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 7:30, 9, and 11 a.m. 508-485-2285, www.stmatthewcatholic-southboro.org.

 

 

Westborough

 

Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough, 64 W. Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10:30 a.m. www.uucsw.org.

 

Saint Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 W. Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. (in the church and the parish center), 6 p.m. (family Mass with parish pageant), 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m. (Spanish language), and midnight. The parish center is located at 1 Ruggles St. 508-366-5502, http://stlukes-parish.org.

 

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 183 W. Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 3:30 p.m. (children and family service), 5 p.m. (children and family service), 7:30 p.m. (traditional candlelight service) and 11 p.m. (festival candlelight service); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-366-7095.

 

Congregational Church of Westborough, 57 W. Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. (family service) and 7 p.m. (traditional candlelight service); Sunday, Dec. 25, at 10 a.m. 508-366-2000, www.uccwestboro.org.

 

First United Methodist Church, 120 W. Main St., Saturday, Dec. 24, at 4, 5:30, 7:30, and 11 p.m. 508-366-4910, www.firstumchurch.com.