A musical Christmas cantata titled “An Evening in December” will be presented by a community choir at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church near Cambridge Springs and at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at Cambridge Springs United Methodist Church.
The public is invited; admission is free. Take a nonperishable food item for the local food bank.
The traditional blessing of the creche in Meadville's Diamond Park is at 1 p.m. Dec. 2.
The event, organized by the Catholic Federation and officiated by Fr. Andrew Boyd, is an ecumenical service consisting of scripture reading, blessing of the creche and caroling. All are welcome.
SAEGERTOWN — The Saegertown Back Door Church Christmas Service is at 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Saegertown United Methodist Church, 620 Euclid Ave. Refreshments are at 5:30.
Also, the 18th annual Saegertown Community Christmas Cantata presents "Morning Star" by Joseph M. Martin at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9 at the church. A love offering will be collected to benefit Saegertown Elementary School families in need during the holidays and a member of the church's congregation battling cancer.
SPRING TOWNSHIP — Dan Schall of Zelienople performs a special concert at 11 a.m. Dec. 9 during the morning worship service at Hickernell United Methodist Church.
Through his music and testimony he conveys his love for Jesus Christ and his concern for his fellow man’s eternity. His ministry focuses on encouragement and God’s love for man.
The church is handicapped accessible. The service is open to the community.
HARMONSBURG — The Devine family presents its "Christmas Eve Traditions" at 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Harmonsburg United Methodist Church, 14182 First St.
Take a step back in time as Devine Inspirations, with songs, prayers and poems, lead you back with the story of a family attending the church pageant then traveling home to decorate the tree and hear father read the story of the first Christmas.