The Blackwood Legacy: The Southern gospel quartet will also perform Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at Hanover Baptist Church, 151 W. Main St., Hanover. This concert is also free and open to the public. A free will offering will be collected. For more information call (812) 866-3073.

Trimble County Hymn Sing: Will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Bedford Springs Church.

Taize: A Taize worship service will be held Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church. Everyone is welcome. Shine, Jesus, Shine: Christian Academy of Carrollton will present the Christmas musical at 7 p.m. Dec. 7. A celestial star search takes place to select the Christmas star that will shine over the stable where Jesus will be born.

Breakfast in Bethlehem: The First Baptist Church will host Breakfast in Bethlehem at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 8. Breakfast will be served with Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, shepherds and wise men. There will also be a petting zoo and family photo opportunities. Tickets are $4 for adults, $2 for children ages 3-12 and free for children under age 2. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or by calling the church office (812) 265-2331.

Ladies Lunch: Paynesville Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will host a ladies lunch and candy auction at 11 a.m. Dec. 8.

Crist Family Christmas Tour: North Madison Baptist Church will host the Crist Family Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and the price includes a dinner buffet at Ponderosa Steakhouse from 4 to 6 p.m.

26th Annual Christmas Celebration: Will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 in the Austin High School Auditorium, 401 S. U.S. 31. The concert is hosted by David Richie and will feature Aaron Wilburn. Wilburn was a featured guest on the Gaither Homecoming Tour and videos. The concert is free to the public. A free will offering will be collected. For more information call (812) 722-0093 or visit

Bell Choir: A bell choir will perform Christmas music during the 10:30 a.m. worship service Dec. 9 at the First Christian Church, 512 W. Main St.

Christmas Hymn Fest: Will be held at 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Madison Presbyterian Church with advent and Christmas hymns. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.

Woodsmen Quartet: The Woodsmen Quartet will perform Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Hanover.

Christmas Tea: Joy in the Journey Women's Ministry will host a Christmas tea from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at A Step Back in New Washington. The event will include Christmas music, tea and pastries followed by a lesson on "Having a Mary Heart." The event is free, but reservations are requested. Call (502) 526-1516 for more information or to reserve a seat.

Jefferson County Hymn Sing: Will be held at Faith Covenant Church, 217 E. Third St., at 7 p.m. Dec. 11. All are welcome to come and sing or listen to the singing.

Cookie Walk: Hanover United Methodist Church will hold the sixth annual cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 15 with homemade Christmas cookies and candies for purchase.

Celebrate Christ: With a program at 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 221 W. Kuntz Road, Hanover. When a truth-seeking journalist travels to Bethlehem, his journey takes him through time as the biblical stories that lead to the birth of Christ come alive. For more information call (812) 866-4030.

Christmas Program: The choir will perform a Christmas program during the 10:30 a.m. worship service Dec. 16 at the First Christian Church, 512 W. Main St.

Church Gift Exchange: Paynesville Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will host a church gift exchange and holiday lunch following the morning worship service Dec. 16.

Ecumenical Service of Comfort and Hope: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, will host a worship service for those facing struggles during the holiday season at 4 p.m. Dec. 16. The service is sponsored by Resurrection Lutheran, Hanover Presbyterian, Hanover Methodist and Christ Episcopal churches.

Charlie Schnabel's Christmas Quintet: Hopewell Baptist Church, 3078 N. Thompson Road, will host Charlie Schnabel's Christmas Quintet at 6 p.m. Dec. 16. All are welcome.

Signs of Christmas: The children of English Christian Church, 3477 KY 389, Carrollton, Ky., will perform "Signs of Christmas" at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16. The program will be followed by a choir performance of "Worthy of Worship." All are welcome.

Celebrate Recovery: A Christ-centered recovery program for hurts, habits and hang-ups based on the beatitudes will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 1635 Oak Hill Drive. Sign up by calling (812) 493-4487.

Jesus Clothes Closet: The Jesus Clothes Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church is open every Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. with free clothes for infants to adults. Use the church's Main Street entrance.