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Pitts Baptist Church
Christmas concert: The music ministry with special guest artists. This Hope will perform Christmas favorites and new music. 7 p.m. Dec. 18. 140 Pitts School Road N.W., Concord. 704-786-1953.
Roberta United Methodist
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Adult choir cantata: "His Name is Jesus." 10 a.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas program: The church children and youth will present "The Meaning of the Chrismons." Spaghetti meal and visit from Santa to follow program. 6 p.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas Eve service: Candlelight Service, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24. 3925 Cochran Road S.W., Concord. 704-786-9215.
Branchview Church of God
Children's musical: 6 p.m. Dec. 20.
Service: Candlelight and communion service, 7 p.m. Dec. 23. 246 Branchview Drive N.E., Concord. 704-786-7725; www.bfcog.net.
Candlelight communion worship: 7 p.m. Dec. 24. 401 Pitts School Road S.W., Concord. 704-782-6824; www.cornerstonepcusa.org.
Central United Methodist
Live nativity: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas Eve services: Children's service, 5 p.m. Traditional service, 7 p.m. Meditative service, 9 p.m. Each service includes Holy Communion, lighting of candles and sermon. 30 Union St. N., Concord. 704-786-4109; www.concordcentral.org.
Mount Olivet United Methodist
Blue Christmas service: 7 p.m. Dec. 21.
Christmas Eve services: 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 24. 301 Mount Olivet Road, Concord. 704-782-8846; www.mtolivetumc-concordnc.org.
Concert: The church's Music and Arts Ministry will present their annual holiday concert, "Signs, Miracles and Wonders: A Ballistic Praise Experience." 6 p.m. Dec. 20. 255 Logan Ave., Concord. 704-788-2023.
Children's program: "No Ordinary Christmas." 7 p.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas Eve services: 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24. 5300 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-788-1180; www.mcgillbaptist.org.
Children's Christmas program: 6 p.m. Dec. 20. 1069 Central Drive, Concord. 704-782-0565; www.parkwoodbaptist.com.
First Baptist Church
Christmas Eve service: Communion service at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24. 200 Branchview Drive, Concord. 704-786-9167.
Christmas Eve services: 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m. Dec. 24. Childcare available for children ages 2 and younger. 220 George W. Liles Pkwy. N.W., Concord. 704-795-0423; www.xroadschurch.us.
Covenant Church of Harrisburg
Christmas Eve service: Candlelight service, 11 p.m. Dec. 24. 6900 Hickory Ridge Road, Harrisburg. 704-455-5812; www.covenantchurchofharrisburg.org.
Christmas Eve service: Candlelight and Holy Communion, 8 p.m. Dec. 24. 6020 Mooresville Road, Kannapolis. 704-933-2209.