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Lake Forest Church
Christmas village toy store: Lake Forest is partnering with other churches in support of the store, which will be open Dec.17-19 at Warehouse 242, 2307 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, 1-877-310-8697 or go to www.christmasvillagetoystore.com.
Christmas Eve services: 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 24. 8519 Gilead Road, Huntersville. 704-948-3232; www.lakeforest.org.
Independence Hill Baptist
Christmas Eve services: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 24. 10220 Eastfield Road, Huntersville. 704-596-2124; www.independencehill.org.
Holy Trinity Anglican
Christmas Eve service: Holy Communion at 6 p.m. Dec. 24. 109 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. www.HuntersvilleAnglican.org; 704-576-3279.
St. Mark Catholic
Christmas play: Follow seraphim and cherubim who are on a mission from God to find hope. Free; families are encouraged to bring canned food. 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 18. 14749 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. 704-577-3408.
First Baptist Church
Service of remembrance: Celebrating loved ones and the season with scriptures and carols. Each family is asked to bring a picture of their loved one. Fellowship will follow the service. 3 p.m. Dec. 20. Christmas Eve Services: 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 24. 119 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville. 704-875-6581.
Holy Spirit Catholic
Christmas Eve services: Children's Program, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 24. Children¹s Mass, 4 p.m. Mass, 7 p.m. 537 N. C. 16 N., Denver. www.holyspiritnc.org; 704-483-6448.
Davidson College Presbyterian
Christmas cantata: The church¹s Geneva choir will perform at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas pageant: The children and youth will present the Christmas story. Childcare available. A small gift of nonperishable food is requested. 5 p.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas Eve services: Child-friendly service, 4 p.m. with music by choir and sermon by the Rev. Lib McGregor Simmons, 7:30 p.m. Service with Geneva choir and sermon by the Rev. Shelli Latham, 11 p.m. Childcare provided at 7:30 p.m. service. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-892-5641; www.dcpc.org.
Children's Christmas program: "Shepherds, Sheep and a Savior." Birthday party for Jesus following program. 6 p.m. Dec. 20.
Christmas Eve service: 6 p.m. Dec. 24. 18841 Davidson-Concord Road, Davidson. 704-892-3749.
Williamson's Chapel United Methodist
Christian bookstore: Crossroads, a bookstore with books, videos, music and gifts. Open 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 7-7:30 p.m. Saturdays, and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sundays. Cash or check only. 589 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3680; www.williamsonschapel.org.
Christmas cantata: "Noel Celebration." 11 a.m. Dec. 20.
Carols, fellowship: 6 p.m. Dec. 20, Wayland Christian Discipleship Center.
Christmas Eve service: "Carols, Candlelight and Communion." 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24. 21209 Catawba St., Cornelius. 704-892-5577; www.corneliuspcusa.org.