Candlelight service on Christmas Eve
Lowell United Methodist Church will be having a candlelight Christmas Eve worship service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24.
The Rev. Deborah Malec will give the message on "God With Us."
Christmas caroling to be in Norwood area
A Community Christmas Caroling event in the Norwood area is being held Saturday, Dec. 19, by Norwood United Methodist Church.
Anyone interested in singing Christmas carols, both religious and secular, throughout the Norwood residential area is invited to meet at 6:30 p.m. at the church at Oakwood Avenue and Colegate Drive, Marietta. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served at the church after caroling.
Participants should bring a flashlight, wear comfortable shoes or boots and dress appropriately for the weather.
'Night in Bethlehem' to be presented
"A Night in Bethlehem" will be presented from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at First Presbyterian Church, Fourth and Wooster streets, Marietta.
This intergenerational, come-and-go event, will feature biblical characters in costume roaming about telling the story of the young family from Nazareth that has just given birth to their first child, a son. A group of shepherds will lead groups of guests to the stable where they can interact with this very special but weary couple and their newborn.
Those attending will explore the marketplace where they can experience the feel, taste, sounds and smells of what life was like in Bethlehem. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information or to register: 373-1800.
Christmas Cookie Walk at New Life
A Christmas Cookie Walk is being held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 at New Life Church, 325 Seventh St., Marietta.
Parking is available at the Marietta Family YMCA.
From local reports