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On Sunday, in a former Elmwood fire hall, look forward to the comfort of a hot drink and some familiar tunes, instead of flashing lights and crying siren.
Even though there are more than a dozen white, corrugated plastic trees and industries
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Pastor Dennis Mayne of the fire hall promised that the old brick fire station might feel that the celebration on Christmas Eve was a bit unconventional and that the atmosphere inside would be warm.
Speaking of 10: 15, he said: "We will sing Christmas carols, drink cider and stay together for an hour . "m.
Service is available at 325 Talbot Avenue.
The Fire Hall is one of the satellite sites in Elmwood's independent evangelical Riverwood church community and the only site to offer Christmas Eve services.
The pastor said that celebrating Christmas Eve in an unusual place of worship may have some advantages over gathering in the Gothic Revival stone church built by early settlers in Manitoba
Andrews is in the red Anglican church north of Winnipeg.
"It is difficult to do something contemporary in a traditional church," said the priest.
Karen Laldin says the historic church, built between 1844 and 1849, features red
Carpeted central aisle with wooden benches in Buffalo
Covered knee pads, high ceilings and arched windows with lead.
"It's always trying to create a story of 200 history in a building that's nearly 2,000 years old.
Laldin plans to form a family
Friendly service at 10. m.
On Sunday, all the children were invited to an impromptu play of the birth of Jesus.
She hosted the traditional Christmas Eve service at 10: 30 p. m. m.
Follow the common prayer book of the Anglican Church.
"This is the old traditional service that you will get hundreds of years ago," she said . ".
For the celebration of many of the oldest stone churches already in use in Western Canada for Christmas, which can be easily sentimental, once attended by former employees from nearby Lower Fort Garry, but Laldin reminds visitors and parish residents that the function of this church is in the present, not in the past.
"This is a living entity, not a museum," Laldin said . " He hosts the service at 11: 15 every Sunday. m.
About an hour west of Winnipeg, St.
Anne's Anglican Church will gather at 6: 30. m.
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Located on the corner of Highway 26 and Spruce Lane, the old Anglican parish hall of yangdian.
Their country stone church was built in 1848 and is usually used for summer service only.
Church warden Monica Griffiths says the Christmas Eve service is a mix of worship and community gatherings for anyone with or without a religious belief, and he expects as many as 50 people to attend. "We decorate (the hall)
"Put the manager's scene out and read the Bible," Griffith said . " He will provide a cold buffet lunch after the service is over.
"We sing as many Christmas carols as we can.
"Looking forward to the perfect concept of Ukrainian Catholic in Cooks Creek there will be a more formal atmosphere, close to Bird Hill Provincial Park, where two people
The ceremony on Christmas Eve begins at 11. m.
Parish residents and visitors are welcomed by the scene of the birth of Jesus on the front stairs of the Dome Cathedral
A church in style and a tree decorated beautifully
Taras Kovitch said.
"We have a lot of tourists," he said . "
About 200 people usually attend the language Christmas Eve service.
"This is a good place because (the church)
In the middle of the grassland.
Marion said: "Whether in the middle of the grassland or in the middle of the city, telling the story of the birth of Jesus Christ is still the most important part of Christmas Eve worship.
"For me, this is an annual recognition of the incarnation," he said, speaking of the ancient Christian stories of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus Christ.
"In order to identify with humanity, to show humanity what we can be, God becomes human.
"Brenda @ Sudman.