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HOLIDAY PROGRAMS HARMONY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will present a “Live Nativity” Saturday, Dec. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on county road 42.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will present “From the Manger to the Judgment” Sunday, Dec. 21, at 5 p.m. All are invited to the service at the church, located at 736 First Avenue East, Oneonta. CLEVELAND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Christmas program “The Gift Goes On” will be Sunday, Dec. 21, at 11 a.m. Members invite all to see the program at the church, located at 36632 U.S.231

SPECIAL EVENTS HOWELTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, located at 185 Howelton Church Road, Altoona, is inviting the community to join church members for a Christmas dinner in the fellowship hall Saturday, Dec. 20, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The public is urged to “come as you are” and share the meal – casual dress and casual attitudes. Enjoy some good hot food and some loving warm hearts on a cool December evening, say church members, who add “nothing is required except your presence.”

LOCUST FORK BAPTIST CHURCH is planning a seminar “Griefshare: Surviving the Holidays” for people facing the holidays after the deaths of loved ones. Please call the church at 681-2254 or e-mail locustforkbc@ bellsouth.net for more information or to sign up. ALLGOOD CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH annual Remus Clowdus New Year’s Eve singing Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Special singers will be The Commodores and the Evangelaires. Refreshments will be served at intermission.

EVANGEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH invites those interested to attend its weekly Bible study at Charlie B’s. Phil Rich says the group meets every Wednesday (except holidays) at the restaurant at 11:45 a.m.