The Church of the Holy Spirit (Episcopal), Sumneytown Pike at Barndt Road, Harleysville, will hold its annual Christmas pageant at the 10:15 a.m. service on Dec. 23, with the reenactment of the Nativity, readings, carols and choirs performing. Advent Lessons and Carols will be held at the 8 a.m. service. Services on Christmas Eve will include an early Eucharist service with hymns and organ music at 11 a.m. A festive Eucharist service for families with young children at 5:30 p.m., featuring the re-telling of the story of the Nativity, singing by the children’s choirs, carol singing and lighting of the Christ candle. The traditional candlelight Eucharist service at 9 p.m. with special music by the Holy Spirit choirs, handbell choir, instrumentalists and harpist Ellen Tepper, and a message of hope for all people by the oev. Kathy Andonian, rector. For more information, contact the church at 215-2348020 or check the web page at www.churchoftheholyspirit.us.
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales, has announced the following events and programs:
• Christmas Worship: Dec. 24 beginning at 7 p.m. with a family service. A candlelight service will be held at 9 p.m. and at 11 p.m., the church will hold a “oinging in Christmas Morning” service.
• The Thrift Shop at St. Peter’s is open for business. Store hours are Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shop is located at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 211 S. Main St., North Wales. Donations of small household items, books, linens and women’s and children’s clothing are accepted during store hours. All proceeds are donated to local charities.