In the coming days, churches in Cleveland Heights will be reminding people that Christmas is about far more than gift exchanges.
Several of the churches in and around the city will hold Christmas services and masses on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Here are a few services in and around Cleveland Heights:
- Unity Center Church will host its annual Candle Lighting Service from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday.
- Fairmount Presbyterian Church offers three Christmas Eve services at 4:30, 7:30 and 11 p.m. The two evening services will including candle lighting.
- St. Paul's Episcopal Church will host a full day of events from 2 to 10:30 p.m., including a Christmas Pageant with communion at 4; a seasonal concert at 7:45 p.m.; and a Solemn Festival Eucharist for Christmas at 10:30.
- Church of the Saviour United Methodist's Christmas Eve services are at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Both include candle lighting and live nativity.
- First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland's plans include two events on Monday night — a Nativity Pageant with live animals at 7 p.m. and a Candlelight Service starting at 11 p.m.
There are plenty of churches in Cleveland Heights. Feel free to leave information about your church's Christmas service in the comments section below.