Wednesday, Dec. 24
.✔ First Christian Church, located at Fifth and Randolph streets in Vandalia, will hold a candlelight Christmas service at 7 p.m. The public is invited.
Thursday, Dec. 25
.✔ Northside Christian Church, located at 1845 W. Jackson St. in Vandalia, will host a free Christmas dinner, with serving from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. The dinner is for anyone who otherwise would be alone on Christmas. Those planning to attend are asked to contact the church in advance, 283-1970.