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Christmas Eve and Christmas Masses at Local Houses of Worship

Our Lady of Peace

99 South Street

New Providence, NJ 07974

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Phone:  908-464-8657


Christmas Schedule


Monday, December 13th - 7:30 p.m. Deanery Advent Penance Service at OLP Church

Saturday, December 4th, 11th, and 18th - 3:45-4:45pm and 6:00-6:30pm

Monday, December 20th - 3:45-4:45pm and after Novena until 9:00pm

Masses for Christmas

Friday, Christmas Eve - 4pm, 6pm and 12:00 midnight

Saturday, Christmas Day - 8am, 10am, and 12 noon


School Announcements:

Children’s Christmas Luncheon
Dec. 23rd
12:30 PM Dismissal
No Aftercare
Christmas Holiday begins
School reopens Monday, Jan. 3, 2011


Pre-School & Kindergarten:  The Academy of Our Lady of Peace offers Pre-K 3 & Pre-K 4 Year Old Programs.  Both the 3 & 4 year old programs offer weekly classes in PE, art, music and library.  The Full Day Kindergarten offers computer technology, Spanish, art, music, library science and physical education. For a tour of the school and to obtain more information, including enrollment and current tuition, please contact the school office at 908-464-8657, Ext. 11.  The church website is‎.



The Presbyterian Church at New Providence

1307 Springfield Avenue

New Providence, NJ 0774

Phone:  908-665-0951



Church Schedule

Christmas Eve Services – December 24th – 4pm Family Service for all ages; 7 & 9pm Traditional Christmas Eve Services; 11pm Contemporary Christmas Service


Church Announcements:

Tuesday December 21 – midweek worship and reflection for Advent – All adults are welcome. 6:45 dinner is served ($5 donation). 7:30pm Worship and teaching begins in the Sanctuary on Hope, Joy, Peace, and Love that accompanies Christ’s birth.


School Announcements:

Kindergarten Open House will be held Sunday, January 9thfrom 12:30-1:30pm

Pre-School & Kindergarten:  The Nursery School offers classes for children 2 1/2 years old, 3 years old, 4 years old, 5 years old and Kindergarten.  They also offer enrichment classes and Wraparound programs.  For more information about Nursery School, please call the Director, Jeanne Ross at (908) 665-0951. Registration for 2010-11 classes will begin the first week in December for Church families.  The church & school website is




St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

419 South Street

New Providence, NJ 07974

Phone:  908-464-4875 or 908-464-4878


Christmas Services

Christmas Eve, Friday, Dec. 24

Narrative and Eucharist, 4pm

Caroling, 9:30pm

Festive Choral Eucharist, 10pm

Christmas Day Eucharist, Saturday Dec. 25, 10am
Bring your family and friends!


School Announcements:

Christmas Narrative 12/24

Holiday Care offered 12/20 & 12/21

School re-opens on Jan. 3rd





Pre-School & Kindergarten:  St. Andrew’s Nursery School and Kindergarten, has been providing care & education services for ages 2½  to Kindergarten and their families continuously since 1965.  St. Andrew’s is currently enrolling children for our January 2 ½ year old program as well as all ages for the 2011-2012 school year.  The Kindergarten program is full-day.  Please feel free to call the school at 908.464.4878 for more information and to set up a tour.  The school website is



Faith Lutheran Church

524 South Street
New Providence, New Jersey 07974
Phone: (908) 464-5177


Christmas Worship Schedule

December 24 -

Christmas Eve

5:00 p.m.- Children's Service of Lessons and Carols

6:00, 8:00 & 10:30 p.m.- Candlelight Eucharists

"Campfire Stories"

6:00 pm- Soloists

8:00 p.m.- Sanctuary Choir, Faith Bell Ringers and Instrumentalist

10:30 p.m.- Soloists and Instrumentalists

Pre-Service Music to begin at 7:30 & 10:00 p.m.

December 25 - Christmas Day

10:00 a.m.- Festival Eucharist

"Beginning of the Journey"

December 26 -

First Sunday of Christmas

10:00 a.m.- Eucharist, Carols, & Lessons


Pre-SchoolFaith Lutheran provides preschool for 2 1/2 through 5 year olds. They offer three different morning classes: a class for 2 1/2 year olds that meets on Monday and Wednesday; a class for 3 year olds that meets Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and a Pre-K class that meets Monday through Friday.  Enrichment classes and lunch parties are also offered as supplemental afternoon programming.  Register now for the 2010-2011 school year.  The church website is  Call for more information at the church office, 908-464-5177 or email at


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