Christmas Eve

Germans celebrate Christmas Eve (Heiligabend) on December 24. Many spend the afternoon or early evening going to church, decorating the Christmas tree, or preparing a special Christmas Eve Dinner. Gifts are opened that evening, unlike in the US, where gifts are opened on Christmas morning. Unless the 24th falls on […]

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Deutsche Weihnachtsmesse in Houston – German-Language Christmas Eve Service

Christ the King Lutheran Church will hold its customary Weihnachtsmesse – German language service at 4:00 p.m. on December 24, 2017.  Enjoy the festively decorated church and the Christmas readings, proclaiming the Savior of the World born to Mary and Joseph.  Traditional German Christmas carols include Stille Nacht by candlelight. […]

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