Isaiah And Gospels Celebrate Christ’s Birth

With The Churches Old Testament prophecy and New Testament Gospel are joined together as South Carolina Christians celebrate the birth of the Christ Child, in colorful services today and tomorrow. Some of the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services will begin with this passage from Isaiah which sounds forth so strongly in Handel’s Messiah, widely performed in churches throughout the state each Christmas season: “The … Continue reading Isaiah And Gospels Celebrate Christ’s Birth

Church News

By EVA D. ANDERSONRecord Staff Writer FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, (Disciples of Christ) will observe “Christmas Eve through the Ages” Monday at 7:30 p.m. Included will be excerpts from Christmas Eve services as conducted in the fifth and ninth centuries, following the Reformation, the first service in American, one from a century ago and other modern observance. At the conclusion of the program, Communion will be … Continue reading Church News

Nativity Scenes Being Show

With The Churches Outdoor Nativity drama are now under way in the greater Columbia area – showing the events of the first Christmas Eve in Bethlehem. The live scenes featuring the Holy Family and the manger are preennial favorites for family viewing in the days before Christmas. Live animals are featured in some of the programs, with live or taped music also apart of some … Continue reading Nativity Scenes Being Show

Churches enact nativity scenes

Outdoor nativity scenes are being enacted in many greater Columbia churches during this year’s Christmas season. The live scenes featuring the Holy Family and the manger are favorites for family viewing in the days before Christmas. Live animals are featured in some scenes along with live or taped music. In some the dramas, strictly visual scenes are presented while spoken lines may occur in other. … Continue reading Churches enact nativity scenes

Special Service Schedule Tonight

With The Churches A traditional Moravian Lovefeast and Candlelighting Service is planned for members of Washington Street United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. today. A simple meal consisting of a bun and mug of coffee, it is shared reverently during the first part of the service to emphasize the bond of fellowship between all Christian believers. In no way related to the Holy Communion or … Continue reading Special Service Schedule Tonight