Rockland First Baptist Church Christmas services

Sunday, Dec. 19: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Service at 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. evening service with music and the word.

Friday, Dec. 24: 6 p.m. the Candlelight Christmas Eve service will be held.

Sunday, Dec. 26: Sunday morning service at 10:45 a.m. No Sunday school or evening service.

All welcome, child care provided.

Blue Christmas service Dec. 20

WALDOBORO — A Blue Christmas worship service will be offered for the community on Monday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. in Broad Bay United Church of Christ. The service, open to all, is being held in recognition that the holiday season can be an extremely difficult time for many people. Realities such as the death of a loved one (recent or distant), economic stress, divorce, depression and illness are among the issues faced by many. The service will provide a calm, meditative experience in a safe atmosphere and will last for 30 to 40 minutes. Broad Bay church is located at 941 Main St., near the post office. For more information, call the church office at 832-6898.

Christmas party

WARREN — The Bread for the Journey food pantry, located at the Warren Baptist Church, will hold a Christmas party on Thursday, Dec. 23 at noon. Santa will visit and there will be all kinds of sandwiches and treats. Please RSVP to Deb McBee at 701-1904 to attend. All are welcome.

Christmas Eve services

The Washington Village Church will hold its annual Carols and Candles service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

At 7 p.m. on Dec. 24, the Nativity Lutheran Church, 179 Old County Road in Rockport, will hold its candlelight worship service with Holy Communion. Christmas music begins at 6:15 p.m. All are welcome.

The Thomaston Federated Church will hold a Christmas Eve service at 7:30 p.m. The regular church service will be held Sunday, Dec. 26 at 9:30 a.m.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church will hold its Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. The regular church service will be held Sunday, Dec. 26 at 11 a.m.