December 23, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 23 Religious Notes (continued from page 22) candlelight and a traditional feel; and an 11:30 p.m. service for solemn reflection. For more information, call (201) 540-1993 or visit Abundant Life holds holiday services Abundant Life Reformed Church, 475 Lafayette Avenue, Wyckoff, will hold a Candlelight Service on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 at 10 p.m. Contact Abundant Life at (201) 444-8038 or Presbyterian Church offers candlelight service The Presbyterian Church at Franklin Lakes will hold the annual candlelight Christmas Eve service on Thursday, Dec. 24, at 8 p.m. led by the Rev. Vern Dethmers. All are welcome. The church is located at 730 Franklin Lake Road in Franklin Lakes. Holy Cross announces services Holy Cross, located at 125 Glasgow Terrace in Mahwah, has planned two services for Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The family service is planned for 5:30 p.m. The traditional Christmas service will be held at 10 p.m. Holy Communion will be offered at both services. There will be a Christmas Morning Hymn Sing on Christmas morning, Dec. 25, at 10:25 a.m. For more information, call the church at (201) 529-2117 or visit Christmas Eve at Old Paramus Church Old Paramus Church, 660 East Glen Avenue in Ridgewood, will hold two services for Christmas Eve. A Family Service will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. A traditional Candlelight Service will be held at 11 p.m. Contact the church at (201) 444-5933 or at oldparamus. org for more information. Members of Calvary Lutheran Church’s Hi League Youth Group are all smiles after decorating the church for the Advent and Christmas season. Calvary is located at 165 West Crescent Avenue in Allendale. Holiday helpers First Presbyterian hosts Christmas Eve services The children and young people of First Presbyterian Church will present the Annual Christmas Eve Pageant at 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. The Men’s Choir will sing at 10:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. At the 11 p.m. Candlelight Service, the Chancel Choir will sing under the direction of Dr. Deborah S. King. The First Presbyterian located at 15 Shuart Lane. Candlelight services at Ramapo Reformed Ramapo Reformed Church, 100 Island Road in Mahwah, is offering two candlelight services on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24; they will be held at 7 and 11 p.m. The earlier service is informal and family oriented. Both services will feature traditional lessons and carols. Sunday school for children ages three through sixth grade and a nursery is provided during regular Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Call (201) 529-3075 or visit Christmas comes to Bergen Highlands Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church is offering a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. This family service includes scripture, caroling, and music. The children who attend will participate in bringing the Christmas story to life. The children’s, youth, and senior choirs will perform Christmas favorites. The church will continue to celebrate Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 27 with a service of lessons and carols at the 10:30 a.m. service. Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church is located at 318 West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River. For more information, call the church office at (201) 327-3960.  December 25  December 27  December 31  January 3 10:30am: Christmas Day Service Rev. Norman Brown “Angels: Heralds of Good News?” 10:30am: Sunday Morning Service Rev. Norman Brown “At Home in His Father’s House” 6:00pm: No Evening Service 7:00pm: Old Year’s Evening Service - Communion Rev. Norman Brown “With a Sense of the Past and Future” 10:30pm: Sunday Morning Service Rev. Norman Brown “A Plan for the Fullness of Time” Worship Service 10:30am & 6:00pm Disability Accessible Worship Service for the Sick or Homebound: 201-447-5300 e-mail: website: Cedar Hill Church  Christmas Eve 9:30 am Worship for Jesus Birthday Party for Birthday Party for and their Happy Birthday Party Jesus Happy3 and 4 year olds for Jesus parents Church Parlor, 4:00 4:00 pm Church Parlor, pm Family Candlelight Service Family Candlelight Service Sanctuary 6:00 pm Sanctuary 6:00 pm Christmas Candlelight Service Christmas EveEve Candlelight Service Christmas pm Sanctuary, 8:00Eve Candlelight Service Pre-Service Music, 7:30 pm Sanctuary, 8:00 pm Pre-Service Music, 7:30 pm A Christian Reformed Community A Family of Christ Where You Belong 422 CEDAR HILL AVE, WYCKOFF Church Office: 201-652-4277  Christmas Holy Communion Day Festival Service of Come home to celebrate Christmas at HOLY CROSS-LCMS 5:30 pm - Christmas Eve Family Service 10:00 pm - Traditional Christmas Service with Holy Communion Festival Service of Holy Communion Festival Service Sanctuary 9:30 am of Holy Communion Sanctuary 9:30 am Thursday, December 24 Friday, December 25 155 Linwood Avenue Ridgewood • 201-444-3600 • 125 Glasgow Terrace, Mahwah • 201-529-2117 Pastor Dennis Rockett 10:25 am ~ Christmas Morning Hymn Sing