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Christmas services in Truckee Tahoe

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Christmas Eve Candle Light Service Truckee

Join a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Friday, Dec. 24. Donand#8217;t miss this incredible time of worship, music, candle lighting and a special message from Pastor Ed Hilton. Bring your family and friends and donand#8217;t miss this opportunity to celebrate the birth of Christ. Sierra Mountain Community Education Center (formerly Sierra Mountain Middle School), 11603 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, Dec. 24,, 530-582-4243.

Christmas Carols around the Fire Pit Tahoe City

Sing Christmas carols around the fire pit, munch on popcorn and drink warm apple cider. Tahoe Christian Center, 2566 Lake Forest Road, Tahoe City, Dec. 24, 5 p.m. Call 530-448-3777 or e-mail

Interdenominational Christmas Eve Service Northstar

For those celebrating the Christmas holiday with Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort, Tahoe Resort Ministries will host two services at the resort in advance of the holiday. Guests are also invited to participate in an interdenominational candlelight Christmas Eve service in the conference rooms located on the lower level of the Village at Northstar, Dec. 24, 5 p.m. The 45-minute service will finish in candlelight, and hot chocolate, coffee and cookies will be provided. All are welcome.

Candlelight Christmas Eve services First Baptist

First Baptist Church of Tahoe City, Candlelight Christmas Eve services will be held at 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 390 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. Visit

Sunday Mountaintop Services

Give thanks and praise in the great outdoors every Sunday at Squaw. Services at Squaw Valley are held Dec. 26, 2 p.m. at the top of the Links chairlift, led by Tahoe Resort Ministries. Cable car ticket required. All are welcome. Services occur every Sunday through Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011.

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

10116 E St., Truckee, 530-587-3595,, Friday, Dec. 24, 5 p.m., 7 p.m. (Spanish), midnight and Saturday, Dec. 25, 9 a.m.

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

8363 Steelhead Ave., Kings Beach, 530-587-3595,, Saturday, Dec. 25, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. (Spanish).

Church Services on the Ski Slopes

Tahoe Resort Ministries is sponsoring interdenominational church services at the following ski areas. The services will be held each week through Easter Sunday, April 24. The services last 15-20 minutes and all are welcome.

Squaw Valley, 2 p.m., top of Links/East Broadway

Alpine Meadows, 2 p.m., top of Roundhouse

Northstar, 2 p.m., top of Vista Express

Homewood, 2 p.m., top of Madden

Diamond Peak, 2 p.m., top of Lakeview Quad

Mt. Rose, 2 p.m., top of Lakeview

Sierra at Tahoe, 2 p.m., top of Grandview

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