Many area churches offer special services and activities for Christmas. An * indicates child care will be provided.
All Saints Anglican Church, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Fort Lewis College Chapel. traditional candlelight service with Holy Communion.
Christ the King Lutheran Church, 3 p.m. Dec. 24, 495 Florida Road. stable service at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 5 p.m.* contemporary candlelight service, 7 p.m.* traditional candlelight service. Dec. 25, 8 a.m. contemporary worship, 10:30 a.m. traditional worship.
First Baptist Church of Durango, 3 p.m. Dec. 24, 332 E. 11th St. and 5 p.m.* candlelight services. (Child care for newborns to 2-year-olds.)
First Presbyterian Church of Durango, 1159 East Third Ave. Dec. 24, 5:30 p.m.* family traditional service, 8 p.m. candlelight worship service. Dec. 25, 10 a.m. traditional worship service.
First Southern Baptist Church, 1715 West Second Ave. Dec. 24, 5 p.m. special Christmas Eve service.
First United Methodist Church of Durango, 2917 Aspen Drive. Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m.* Christmas Eve Eve reflective candlelight worship. Dec. 24, 3 p.m.* and 5 p.m.* children and family worship, 7 p.m.* traditional candlelight worship with communion; 9 p.m. contemporary worship with communion; 11 p.m. reflective worship with communion. Dec. 25, 10 a.m.* traditional worship.
Heart of the Rockies Fellowship, Animas Valley Elementary School, 373 Hermosa Meadows Road. Dec. 24, 6 p.m. special Christmas Eve service.
Sophia Peace Center, 19581 Road 31 in Dolores. Dec. 24, 11:15 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass.
St. Columba Catholic Church, 1830 East Second Ave. Dec. 24, 4 p.m. school childrens Mass, 6 p.m. Mass led by Religious Education classes and youths, 8 p.m. Mass, midnight Mass. Dec. 25, 10 a.m. Mass.
St. Marks Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. Dec. 24, 5 p.m.* childrens pageant, 7 p.m.* and 9 p.m.* candlelight Eucharist with choir. Dec. 25, 9 a.m. service of Holy Communion.
Churches that would also like to be included in the schedule when it runs again Christmas Eve should submit their information by Thursday to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 375-4584.