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Compiled by Erica Batten

Huntersville UMC

Family event: "'Twas the Night Before Christmas Eve" with live music, holiday goodies, the Christmas story and a visit from Santa. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 23.

Christmas Eve worship: 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24. 14005 Stumptown Road, Huntersville. www.huntersvilleumc.org.

Davidson UMC

Christmas Eve services: Family services with drama and music by the children's choirs, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 24. Traditional services with message from Pastor Jody Seymour and music by the chancel choir and Matins Choir, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Childcare provided. Communion service led by senior high and youth hand bell choirs, 11 p.m.

Christmas Day service: 11 a.m. Dec. 25. No children's Sunday school. 233 S. Main St., Davidson. www.davidsonumc.org.

Davidson College Presbyterian

Christmas Eve services: Family service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24. Childcare for ages 2 and younger. Service with music by the chancel choir and message from Pastor McGregor Simmons, 7:30 p.m. Childcare provided. Service with music by the Geneva Choir and the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, 11 p.m.

Christmas Day service: One service only, 11 a.m. Dec. 25. No Sunday school. 100 N. Main St., Davidson. www.dcpc.org.

Mount Zion UMC, Cornelius

Christmas Eve Worship: Family candlelight service with children's participation and communion, 3 and 5 p.m. Dec. 24. Children who want to participate in the scratch Nativity should arrive 15 minutes early. Traditional candlelight service with special music and communion, 7 and 11 p.m.

Christmas Day Services: Carols, devotional, blessing of the toys. Children may attend in their Christmas pajamas. 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. Dec. 25. 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius. www.mtzionumc.net .

First Baptist, Mooresville

Christmas Eve services: Service with children's emphasis, 5 p.m. Dec. 24. Service with carols, candles, and communion, 7 p.m.

Christmas Day worship: 10 a.m. Dec. 25. 150 S. Church St., Mooresville. www.fbcmooresville.com.

St. Therese Catholic, Mooresville

Christmas Eve Mass: 4 and 6 p.m. Dec. 24 in the church and Parish Life Center. 8 p.m. in the Parish Life Center.

Christmas Day Mass: Midnight, 10:30 a.m., and noon Dec. 25. Spanish Mass, 2:30 p.m. 217 Brawley School Road, Mooresville. 704-664-3992 .

Fieldstone Presbyterian, Mooresville

Blood drive: 1 p.m. Dec. 26. 804 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville. www.fieldstonechurch.org .

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