Singers unite for community cantata

The long-standing Waterville tradition of a community Christmas program was brought back this year with the cantata “A Blest Messiah Born” performed on Dec. 17.
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Christmas tradition in Douglas

The annual Douglas Community Christmas Celebration, held at the Historic Douglas Church, is a favorite tradition for many Waterville area residents. This year, the chili feed and song fest was held on Dec. 9.
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Christmas Eve services in Orondo

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host two services on Christmas Eve. The church’s regular morning worship service will be held at 10:15 a.m. and will feature a special Christmas program. A special Christmas Eve service with caroling will then be held at 5 p.m. Both services are open to the public. The church is located at 13966 Highway 2 in Orondo. For more information,...
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Shalom Church to hold Christmas Eve service

EAST WENATCHEE — Shalom Church will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1052 Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee. The service will be informal and all are welcome to attend. For more information, call Pastor Samuel Detwiler at 421-2276.
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Christmas cantata at the Waterville Federated Church

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The three Waterville churches — the Federated Church, United Lutheran and St. Joseph Catholic — have come together to form a community choir along with a children’s choir to perform the Christmas cantata “A Blest Messiah Born” by Larry Shackley. The performance is open to the community and will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Federated...
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Federated Church holiday bazaar on Dec. 2

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The Waterville Federated Church Guild will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the church, located at 224 W. Ash St. Each year the bazaar provides a great opportunity to Christmas shop, find unique gifts and special items, or just enjoy the lunch and cookie bar. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. with a choice of of soup or...
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Church hosts harvest dinner

The Federated Church in Waterville hosted its annual community harvest dinner on Nov. 15. Over 90 people came out to share a delicious meal and celebrate another successful harvest on the Waterville Plateau.
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‘Journey to Bethlehem’ begins Nov. 30

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Seventh-day Adventist churches will present their annual “Journey to Bethlehem” program during a four-day run that begins Nov. 30 at Fifth Street and Western Avenue. Walk-in tours will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1-3. Anyone who arrives by 8:30 p.m. will be allowed to enter. Tours may also be reserved online from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event...
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Federated Church will put on a community Christmas cantata

This year a community Christmas cantata is being organized by the Waterville Federated Church. The cantata, called “A Blest Messiah Born” by Larry Shackley, will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at the church.
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Federated Church harvest dinner on Nov. 15

The Waterville Federated Church will host its annual harvest dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 in the fellowship hall.
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