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Southlhouses worship offering candlelight services for Christmas Eve include Pilgrim Faith United Church Christ Oak Lawn Burbank Manor Presbyterian Church

Southland houses of worship offering candlelight services for Christmas Eve include Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ in Oak Lawn, Burbank Manor Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Church in Orland Park. | File photo

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Updated: January 21, 2014 11:12AM



Here is a look at news from Southland houses of worship.

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Sounds Of Christmas: This annual concert of sacred and secular music features world-class musicians at 7 p.m. Friday at Christ Lutheran Church, 14700 S. 94th Ave., Orland Park. Tickets are $15 for adults at the church office or $20 at the door and $10 for ages 12 and younger. Information: (708) 349-0431.

Rock Band Presentation: Olympia Fields United Methodist Church rock band Amperage plays at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at 20301 Western Ave., Olympia Fields. Information: (708) 481-5928 or ofumc.com.

Christmas Pageant: The children and youth of Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., Oak Lawn, present the Christmas pageant “Live from Bethlehem” at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Information: (708) 422-4200.

Soup Lunch: This event takes place immediately following the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at First Presbyterian Church of Homewood, 17929 Gottschalk Ave. Information: (708) 798-0490 or fpchw.org.

Christmas Eve Service: Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave., Oak Lawn, conducts this candlelight service at 7 and 11 p.m. Tuesday. Both services will feature special music, a Christmas message by the Rev. Peggy McClanahan and singing “Silent Night” as each participant lights a candle. Information: (708) 422-4200.

Christmas Eve Service: Burbank Manor Presbyterian Church, 7950 S. Central Ave., Burbank, offers this candlelight service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Information: (708) 424-7181.

Christmas Eve Services: An early worship takes place at 5 p.m. Tuesday and a Christmas Eve candlelight worship service will be at 11 p.m. Tuesday at Presbyterian Church in Orland Park, 13401 S. Wolf Road. Information: (708) 448-8142.

Christmas Dinner: This annual event is at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 8607 S. Narragansett Ave., Burbank. Also attending will be military men and women from local area military bases. Information: (708) 599-4780.

Christmas Dinner: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 8607 Narragansett Ave., Burbank, welcomes the public to this free event at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (708) 599-4780.

Anniversary Mass: The Sisters of St. Casimir invite all to pray for continued blessings on the beatification cause of their foundress, Venerable Maria Kaupas, and commemorate the 134rd anniversary of the birth of Mother Maria at a special liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 4 at the SSC Motherhouse chapel, 2601 W. Marquette Road, Chicago. Light refreshments will be served after Mass. Information: (773) 776-1324.

Mass And Healing Service: Infant Jesus of Prague Parish, 1131 Douglas Ave., Flossmoor, presents this service at 7:30 p.m. every first Monday of the month. Information: (708) 799-5400.

Holy Hour: This program for life, marriage and religious liberty will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 15050 S. Wolf Road, Orland Park.

Job Club: St. Barnabas Church Convent, 101st Street and Longwood Drive, Chicago, hosts the Beverly Hills Job Club meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The club was established to help people in search of employment. Information: Joan Quinn at joan.quinn24@yahoo.com.

Healing Service: The United Methodist Church of New Lenox, 339 New Lenox Road, offers a healing and anointing service at 10 a.m. the second Sunday of every month. Information: (815) 485-8271.



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