• 5 p.m., Salem Baptist Church, 430 Rockford Road, Dobson, will hold Candlelight Communion Christmas Eve.
• 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 110 Gwyn Ave., Elkin, will hold a candlelight communion service.
• 10:30 a.m., Salem Baptist Church, 430 Rockford Road, Dobson, will have a combined worship service for Christmas Day, rather than multiple services.
• 11 a.m., Union Baptist Church, 2002 Traphill-Union Road, Traphill, will hold just one worship service on Christmas Da.
• 6 to 8 p.m., Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin, hosts Kitchen 9:13, a free community meal for everyone, each second Monday of the month.
• 5 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church has a free community meal on the fourth Monday of each month at 451 Winston Road, Jonesville.
• 7 p.m., Abstract Church, 1785 N. Bridge St., Elkin, hosts Celebrate Recovering, a ministry designed to help hurting people, each Saturday. Trained leaders provide safe, confidential, Christ-centered groups where people can seek recovery and gain healing from life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. The group is free. For more information, visit abstractchurch.org.
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