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SPECIAL EVENTS CALVARY EPISCOPAL, 1002 Park Avenue, Oneonta, will celebrate Christmas Eve Friday at 5 p.m. with a Service of Lessons and Carols followed by the Holy Communion. A short reception in Sam Burke Hall will follow. No service will be held Christmas Day, but regular schedule will resume with Holy Communion Sunday, Dec. 26, at 11 a.m.

PINE BLUFF MISSIONARY BAPTIST in Locust Fork will have a Celebration for Christ with services at 7 p.m. on Dec. 29, Dec. 30, and Dec. 31. Come enjoy music, fireworks, fellowship, and more. Pastor is Daryl Holt. Call Janet Holt at 681-2714 for more information.

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST ASSOCIATION invites everyone to special events this month.

Dec. 24: Vespers service at 5 p.m. at Union Hill; Christmas Eve, carols, and candlelight service at 5 p.m. at Oneonta First.

Dec. 26: Priority Ringers handbell ensemble at 11 a.m. at Blountsville.

Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Lord’s Supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Oneonta First.

GRACE FELLOWSHIP ALLIANCE will have Christmas worship services Sunday, Dec. 26, at 10:45 a.m. The Christmas program “The Real Story and The Real Star of Christmas” will be presented at the church tonight, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Christmas goodies will be served in the fellowship hall following the program. The church is located at 418 6th Street South, U.S. 231, past the Jet Pep. For more information, call interim pastor Ralph R. Gardner at 274-8381.

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST will have a watch night service Friday, New Year’s Eve, starting at 8. Guest singers will be New Dawn from Cullman. A break for refreshments will be held around 10 p.m. Church members will pray the old year out and the new one in. The church is located on U.S. 278 east about 2 miles east of Holly Pond on the left. Call 256-796-5986 or 256-796- 8375.