FANWOOD, NJ -- The Advent Celebration begins on Sunday, Nov. 27, with the lighting of the first Advent candle at the 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. services. The Sanctuary Choir sings at the early service and the Praise Ensemble will play at the second.

The regular worship times of 9:30 and 11:15 will continue on Dec. 4 and 11, after which there will be single services at 10:30 a.m. starting on Sundays Dec. 18 through to Jan. 8.

On Christmas Eve the church will have two services. The Family Service at 5:00 p.m. will have the children from four years old to those in 5th grade present a Christmas pageant. At 8:30 p.m., there will be Special Music under the direction of the Marcello Velame and the Sanctuary Choir and will feature a String Quartet. The Candlelight Communion service will follow at 9:00 p.m.

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The choir would welcome new singers to join them for the Christmas services. The rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Please call Marcello at 908-889-8891.

Located on the corner of Martine and LaGrande Avenues, Fanwood Presbyterian Church welcomes all who would like to join us at all or any of the services. For more information, call the church office at 908-889-8891,  e-mail or visit