This Christmas think of the true meaning of the holiday by attending a church service on the peninsula. Some places are offering candlelight services, which are always nice to attend on Christmas Eve to capture the holiday spirit.
The following churches have told Patch about their Christmas Eve services.
, 10 Cottonwood Road, has Christmas Eve family Mass and pageant at 4 p.m., a Spanish Mass at 8 p.m. and a midnight mass starting at 11 p.m.
, 9 Carlton Avenue, has a Christmas Eve family service at 5 p.m., with a pageant and a 10:30 p.m. festive choral Eucharist Mass.
, 12 Franklin Avenue, has a children's Christmas Eve service at 4:45 p.m. and a Christmas Eve candlelight communion service at 10:45 p.m.
, 35 Middle Neck Road, will have a 5 p.m. children's worship, they ask that you bring a pillar candle and a bell from home for this service. At 11:00 p.m. they hold their traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service.
, 1300 Northern Boulevard, has a 4 p.m. Family Mass, a 5:30 traditional Mass and a 12 a.m., midnight Mass.
, 1327 Port Washington Boulevard, has a 4 p.m., Mass in the main church, a 4 p.m. Mass for the children in the school church with the choir, a 6 p.m. Mass in the main church and a 10:30 Mass in the main church, along with a 10:30 Spanish Mass in the school church.
The Archangel Michael Church, 100 Fairway Drive will have a 7:30 p.m., Christmas Eve service with a pageant immediately following.
Unitarian Universalist, 48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset, will have worship services from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for families in the worship room. From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., traditional Christmas Eve services also will take place in the worship room.
NY Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, 2 Beacon Hill Road, will have a service that will begin at 11 a.m. on Christmas Eve.