<strong><em>New River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nService Sunday, Dec. 17, will start at 11 a.m. Visitors are welcome to attend. For further information call 304- 252-4016.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Old Greenbrier Baptist Church\u00a0<\/em><\/strong><strong><em>Choir and Friends<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nwill present their <strong>annual Christmas Cantata<\/strong> Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3 p.m. at the Old Greenbrier Baptist Church in Alderson. The title is, \u201cO Little Town of Bethlehem,\u201d arranged by Russell Mauldin. On a quiet, calm night in Bethlehem, heaven\u2019s light broke through the darkness with the birth of Christ. Shepherds and wise men joined a host of angels to rejoice in this divine arrival on earth. 2,000 years later, we reflect on how this single event in a humble stable would change the rest of history.\u00a0 It\u2019s our joy and privilege to share the Christmas story through this musical. The cantata will be directed by Dell Wood and accompanied by Nancy Wood. The participating choir members are: Sopranos: Rose Carter, Charlotte Grimmett, Jo Honaker, Sylvia Keaton, Carolyn Jo Knapp, Cynthia Stacks; Altos: Cheryl Bice, Lea Ann Gwinn, Carolyn Holliday, Alice McCutcheon, Lynda Neff, Phyllis Wykle; Tenors: Joe Bradley, Pastor Bill Bryan, Gail Ball, Greg Holliday, Curtis Pauley, Raymond Rigsby, Brennan Wood; Basses: Darrell Croy, Jason Farmer, Bob Holliday, Justin Howell and Lawrence Lewis. The narrator for the Cantata is Pastor Bill Bryan. The soloists are Greg Holliday and Brennan Wood. We invite the public to attend this Christmas Cantata and worship with us through music.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Ronceverte\u00a0 Presbyterian<\/em><\/strong> <strong><em>Church<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nwill host their <strong>annual Candlelight Service<\/strong> Sunday, Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m. This long-standing tradition will be led by Rev. Stephen Baldwin and Music Directors Rodger and Leah Trent. Join us to sing carols, read the Christmas story, and pray for God\u2019s peace in the world. Child care will be provided. On Dec. 24, Ronceverte Presbyterian will host their normal morning worship at 11 a.m. Then a special <strong>Christmas Eve Service<\/strong> will be held at 11 p.m. This is the tenth year for the late night service. It includes carols, communion, and casual worship. Children will be included in all services and are most welcome to attend! Ronceverte Presbyterian Church is located at 261 Locust Street in Ronceverte. For more information, please visit: www.RoncevertePres.org or call 304-647-4400.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Pence Springs Community Church<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nwill present their <strong>Annual Christmas Play<\/strong> Sunday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Title: \u201cOur Savior Has Come.\u201d Pastor Roger Persinger and the congregation invite everyone to attend.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Henning Church of God<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nHenning Church of God\u2019s children will present \u201cStar of Wonder,\u201d Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. The church\u2019s adult play, \u201cWings of Christmas,\u201d will be held Friday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. The choir will present their Christmas\r\n\r\ncantata, \u201cO Little Town of Bethlehem,\u201d Sunday morning, Dec. 24 at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please come celebrate Christmas with the church congregation. The church is located on Vago Road in Frankford. For more information, call 304-497-2602.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Rhema Christian Center<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nA new growth group, <strong>Seeing Beyond Failure<\/strong>, begins Wednesday, Jan. 3, and will run for 13 weeks. Join Pastor Stewart Farley and Dave Beavers for an in-depth look and discussion about failure, something we all deal with. You\u2019ll learn how to re-define failure by looking at it from God\u2019s perspective. If failing has been hard for you to deal with in the past, join Pastor Stewart and Dave for this 13 week study and learn to not only redefine \u201cyour\u201d failures, but learn how to use them as stepping stones toward the life God has planned for you! After this study, you\u2019ll never be the same again, because you will never see yourself and what you do the same again. Don\u2019t miss it. It begins Wednesday, Jan. 3, at Rhema Christian Center, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sign up online at TheRhemaLife.com or call the church office at 304-645-6999.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Griffith Creek Baptist Church<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\ninvites you to their <strong>Awana program<\/strong> each Wednesday night 6:30-8:30 p.m. September through May for children 3-18 years of age. Food, fun and classes for everyone. Adult Bible Study 6:45 p.m. - ? Bus route in Alderson; for times and locations call the church at 304-445-2653 or Pastor Audie Sorg at 304-445-2243. The church is located three miles out of Alderson.\r\n\r\n<strong><em>Greenbrier Valley Aglow Lighthouse<\/em><\/strong>\r\n\r\nhave resumed their monthly meetings the third Monday of each month at Living Waters Family Worship Center on Montvue Drive (formerly Calvary Baptist) in Lewisburg at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to a night of teaching and refreshments. For more information, call 304-445-7742.