The Brainerd Bells will celebrate Christmas during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, accompanied by Janet Hale, flute; Anthony Henderson, percussion; and Jeff Scofield, piano. During the service musical offerings will feature solos by Ivy Dodson, Betsy Craig and Alice Marie Clark Danks.
At both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services, Dr. Dennis Flaugher will speak on "Mary Visits Elizabeth," with text from Luke 1:39-45. A reception honoring Jimmy Goddard will be held in the Atrium from 10:15-10:45 a.m. From 5-6 p.m., musicians at Christmas at the Jam will play only Christmas music. There will be refreshments, fellowship and a skit with Nelda Jarvis.
A Christmas Eve candlelight service Monday, Dec. 24, will begin at 5:30 p.m. with music. The service at 6 will include holy communion and candlelight.