MANCHESTER - The First Congregational Church will be holding a Christmas Eve service on Dec. 24 at 4 p.m. The story of Christmas will be performed by the church's child members in the service, which is designed for families.

There will be a 7 p.m. Candlelight Service which will feature the music of the season and traditional readings. The church's Chancel choir and Tall Spire Ringers will join narrators to once again tell the story of the first Christmas. All are welcome to attend.