Father Vasyl Chepelskyy and the parishioners of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 104 East Bertsch St., Lansford, and St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, 141 West High St., Nesquehoning, announce the following services in celebration of the Nativity of Christ.

Saturday Dec. 22, 4 p.m.: Vigil Divine Liturgy for the Sunday before Christmas (St. John Church)

Sunday Dec. 23, 8:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Sunday before Christmas (St. John Church)

Sunday Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Sunday before Christmas (St. Mary Church)

Monday Dec 24, 6 p.m.: Vigil Divine Liturgy for Christmas (St. Mary Church)

Monday Dec 24, 8:30 p.m.: Office of Great Compline for the Nativity of the Lord and Divine Liturgy for the feast followed by Festal Anointing with Myrovanije (St. John Church).

Tuesday Dec. 25, 10 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for Christmas Day followed by Festal Anointing with Myrovanije (St. John Church).

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 8:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Synaxis of the Mother of God (St. John Church).

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 4 p.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Synaxis of the Mother of God (St. Mary Church).

Thursday, Dec. 27, 8:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of St. Stephen the Proto-Martyr. (St. Mary Church)

Saturday Dec. 29, 4 p.m.: Vigil Divine Liturgy for the Sunday after Christmas (St. John Church)

Sunday Dec. 30, 8:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Sunday after Christmas (St. John Church)

Sunday Dec. 30, 10:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Sunday after Christmas (St. Mary Church)

Saturday Jan. 5, 2013 4 p.m.: Vigil Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany w/Great Blessing of the Jordan Water followed by Festal Anointing with Myrovanije (St. John Church).

Sunday Jan. 6, 2013 8:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany w/Great Blessing of the Jordan Water followed by Festal Anointing with Myrovanije (St. John Church).

Sunday Jan. 6, 2013 10:30 a.m.: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Theophany w/Great Blessing of the Jordan Water followed by Festal Anointing with Myrovanije (St. Mary Church).

The pastor and parishioners of both churches welcome visitors and area residents to attend these services and to spiritually celebrate the Nativity of Christ, the Savior of the world. For more information, contact the parish office at (570) 645-2640.