Christmas church services in the Highland Lakes

The shopping, wrapping and baking should all be done by now. Time to turn our thoughts to the reason for the season. You can wish Jesus a happy birthday at any of the following church services.

And for more information on area churches, check The Picayune Area-Wide Phone Book. Give your favorite church a call and see what’s happening for the Christmas season.

• Chapel of the Hills Baptist Church
Community-wide Christmas Eve candlelight service is 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Church is located at 19135 Texas 29 East in Buchanan Dam.

• Hope Lutheran Church (LCMS)
Christmas Eve candlelight service with communion is 7 p.m. Dec. 24 with retired Army Chaplain Paul Howe officiating. Public is invited. Church is located at 609 Main St. in Marble Falls. Contact (830) 220-3122 or hopeluthmf@gmail.com.

• First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls
Christmas Eve services on Dec. 24 include a 5 p.m. family service, a 7 p.m. traditional service and a 10 p.m. contemporary service. Church is located at 1101 Bluebonnet Drive in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-4341.

• Trinity Episcopal Church
Christmas Eve services on Dec. 24 include a 4:45 p.m. Celebration of Carols, a 5 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II and an 8 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II. A Christmas Day service is 10 a.m. with Holy Eucharist Rite II. Church is located at 909 Ave. D in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-2822.

• St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Marble Falls
Christmas Eve Holy Communion and Candlelight Carols on Dec. 24 are at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Church is located at 1803 RR 1431 in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-2253.

• Living Word Lutheran Church
A Christmas Eve service is 10:30 a.m. Dec. 24. Church is located at 918 Second St. in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-3339

• First Baptist Church of Burnet
A Christmas Eve service is 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Church is located at 108 S. Vanderveer in Burnet. Call (512) 756-4481.

• Marble Falls First Baptist Church
A candlelight Christmas Eve service is 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Church is located at 501 12th St. in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-4381.

• St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Christmas Eve services on Dec. 24 include one at 5 p.m with Christmas carol singing followed with a children’s homily. The second service is 10:30 p.m. with carol singing followed at 11 p.m. with “unimaginably lovely, old-world arrangement of music that is a Christmas gift itself.” Church is located at 263 Spur 962 in Cypress Mill. Call (830) 835-8001.

• Lutie Watkin’s Memorial United Methodist Church
Christmas Eve services on Dec. 24 are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Church is located at 800 Wright St. in Llano. Call (325) 247-4009.

• St. James Lutheran Church
Christmas Eve service is 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Church is located at 1401 Ford St. in Llano. Call (325) 247-4906.

• Burnet Presbyterian Church
A candlelight Christmas Eve service is 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24 and includes reading of Scripture, Christmas carols and special music by the choir providing. The public is invited. Church is located at corner of Texas 29 and Pierce Street in Burnet. Call (512) 756-4366.