Find concerts, plays and other Christmas events at local churches

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Dec. 2

Annual Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Church’s Mt. Comfort campus, 3179 N. County Road 600W, Greenfield (more information in The Bulletin). Information: mtcomfortchurch.com

Dec. 3

Songs of Christmas by the Fortville Church of the Nazarene choir, during service at 10 a.m. at the church, 701 S. Maple St., Fortville.

Advent Service, 4 p.m. in Heartland Resort meeting room, 1613 W. County Road 300N, Greenfield. Organized by Mohawk United Methodist Church. Information: placeforchristmas.com

Christmas Play: “Life’s Wonderful?” 6 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1450 W. Main St. Information: cbcgreenfield.org

Dec. 4

Advent Study: “The Characters of Christmas,” focusing on Christmas through eyes of lesser-known people in the Christmas story, 7 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Church’s Philadelphia campus, 2265 W. U.S. 40, Greenfield. Started Nov. 27; also meets Dec. 11 and 18. Information: mtcomfortchurch.com

Dec. 5

Bradley Preschool Christmas Sing-A-Long, 6:30 p.m. at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St., Greenfield. Information: bradleyumc.org/event-calendar

Dec. 6

Advent Prayer Service, 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 200 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield.

Advent Service and Meal at Cross of Grace Lutheran Church, 3519 S. County Road 600S, New Palestine. Service at 5 p.m. is designed for families with younger children and includes a craft, a devotion and some music. Dinner is at 6 p.m., hosted by different families each week. Those with younger children can stay for the next service or go home for bedtime. Service at 7 uses the liturgy of Holden Evening Prayer. Information: crossofgrace.org/events

Dec. 9

Cookie Walk, 8:30-11 a.m. at New Palestine United Methodist Church, 3565 S. County Road 500W. Homemade specialties will be available for $6.50 per pound. Santa will visit from 9-11 a.m. Proceeds from the cookie walk will support mission work that supports women and children, locally and globally. Information: www.npumc.com

Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at McCordsville United Methodist Church (more information in The Bulletin). Information: mccordsvilleumc.org/things-to-do

Dec. 10

Children’s Christmas Program: “We Three Spies,” during service at 10 a.m. at Fortville Church of the Nazarene, 701 S. Maple St., Fortville. Information: fortvillenazarene.org

Handbell Ring and Share, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Cross of Grace Lutheran Church, 3519 S. County Road 600W, New Palestine (more information in The Bulletin).

Information: www.crossofgrace.org/events, 317-861-0977

Christmas Concert, 6 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Church’s Mt. Comfort campus, 3179 N. CR 600W. The concert features the church’s festival choirs, worship band and special guests. There’ll be classic carols, and children from the church’s Joyful Days childcare and preschool ministries will perform. Refreshments will follow.

Kids Kingdom Preschool Christmas Program at Wilkinson Church of Christ, 7293 N. State Road 109, Wilkinson. Information: 765-781-2585, wccin.org

Dec. 13

Advent Service and Meal at Cross of Grace Lutheran Church, 3519 S. County Road 600S, New Palestine. Service at 5 p.m. is designed for families with younger children and includes a craft, a devotion and some music. Dinner is at 6 p.m., hosted by different families each week. Those with younger children can stay for the next service or go home for bedtime. Service at 7 uses the liturgy of Holden Evening Prayer. Information: crossofgrace.org/events

Advent Prayer Service, 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 200 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield.

Dec. 16

Cookie Walk, 10 a.m. at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St. Buy treats from a selection of homemade cookies, candies, and breads. Proceeds benefit mission projects. Information: bradleyumc.org/event-calendar

Dec. 17

Christmas Cantata: “Rhapsody in Bluegrass,” 9:45 a.m. at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St. The church’s Chancel Choir will present this cantata by Joseph Martin. It’s “based on American folk songs, spirituals, bluegrass-styled carols and original gospel songs,” according to the church website. Information: bradleyumc.org/event-calendar

Christmas Pajama Party, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 17 at Mt. Comfort Church’s Mt. Comfort Campus, 3179 N. County Road 600W, Greenfield. Features breakfast for dinner, balloon artists, holiday crafts, the Christmas story, cookie decorating and more. Information: mtcomfortchurch.com

Gospel sing feature The Jones Family and The Rochesters, 6 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 1610 S. State St., Greenfield. Information: bethelbcg.org

Christmas Cantata: “How Great Our Joy,” 6:30 p.m. at McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway, McCordsville, presented by the church choir. Information: mccordsvilleumc.org

Dec. 20

Advent Service and Meal atCross of Grace Lutheran Church, 3519 S. County Road 600S, New Palestine. Service at 5 p.m. is designed for families with younger children and includes a craft, a devotion and some music. Dinner is at 6 p.m., hosted by different families each week. Those with younger children can stay for the next service or go home for bedtime. Service at 7 is the annual Blue Christmas worship (see more information in The Bulletin). Information: crossofgrace.org/events

Advent Prayer Service, 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 200 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield.

Dec. 24

Children’s Christmas Pageant, 9 a.m. at Mohawk United Methodist Church, 2045 W. County Road 400N.

Christmas Eve is on a Sunday this year, so local churches will have services that day. Some will also have a service that evening; in an upcoming edition, we’ll share a list of those services.