Churches plan holiday programs

Published 7:50 pm Monday, December 10, 2007

By By Lydia Grimes – features reporter
Area churches have a busy December planned, with several events to celebrate the Christmas season.
Today, Cedar Hill Baptist Church will host Stephanie Leavins in concert at 11 a.m. followed by a holiday meal. A love offering will be taken. Leavins performs even though she is confined to a wheelchair.
Also today, First Baptist Church of Brewton will present its Adult Choir Christmas Musical “Let There Be Light” at 6 p.m. This is a yearly event, which usually brings a large attendance.
First United Methodist Church will have its children singing in the worship service.
On Dec. 14 and 15, Friendship Freewill Baptist Church, located on U.S. 31, eight miles south of Brewton next to the Country Pine Furniture, will have a live nativity scene from 6 to 9 p.m.
At First United Methodist Church of East Brewton, the children are planning a special “birthday party” to remember the birth of Christ and its meaning for this time of year. The party will be for children and it will be held from 3 to 5 p.m.
On Dec. 16, the congregation and choir of First Presbyterian Church in Brewton will have its annual Christmas music program at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church.
Also on Dec. 16, Cornerstone Community Church's youth will present “It Happened in the Country,” a Christmas story, at 6 p.m.
At First United Methodist Church of Brewton, there will be a Christmas program “The Christmas Story” and caroling.
On Dec. 23, Calvary's Way Church, located on Mildred Street, will present “The Door to Christmas,” beginning at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will follow the program.
Also on Dec. 23, First Baptist Church of Brewton will celebrate Vesper's Lord's Supper at 6 p.m.
First United Methodist Church in East Brewton will have its Christmas Cantata, “The Best Gift of All,” at 6 p.m.
On Dec. 24, the church will celebrate the birth of Christ by having a candlelight Communion Service at 6 p.m.
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will have a Children's Christmas Pageant at 5 p.m. and a Midnight Mass with candlelight service at 11 p.m.
In addition to all the special programs that have been planned for the churches, Brewton City Schools and W.S. Neal High School have special programs planned for Dec. 11.
Brewton City Schools Choral Program will present “A Christmas Choral Festival” at 6 p.m. at T.R. Miller High School Auditorium. There will be an admission fee of $1 and free admission to all Brewton City School students.
That same night, W.S. Neal School's Concert Band will present a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. at the O.C. Weaver Auditorium. Admission will be $2.

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