2017 Christmas Services
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2017 Christmas Services 

Please note that start times have changed.

Date Time Pastor Music


December 17 7pm Jeff Walter (Liberty Worship Center) Carrie Lowe

Evelyn Ganas

December 18 7pm Tom Parris
Tom Parris & wife

Margo Hall

December 19 7pm Warren Rice (Living Word Ministries) Andy Fink

Evelyn Ganas

December 20 7pm Steve Plank (Homless Christian Outreach) Iris Rodgers

Evelyn Ganas

December 21 7pm Lin Smalec (Salem Church) Jerry Free

Jerry Free

December 22 7pm George Fry (Harvest Field Community Church) Fry Family

Karen Purcell

December 23 7pm Jim Hamrick (St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church) Lisa Cantwell

Karen Purcell

December 24 5pm Steve Burdette (Cry in the Wilderness Ministries) Marshall Davidson

Karen Purcell

  6:30pm Sherman Mason Lisa Cantwell

Margo Hall

  8pm Robert Beall (New LIFE Worship Center) Theresa Beall

Margo Hall

  9:30pm Tracy Wiser (Monocacy Church of the Brethren) Margo Hall

Margo Hall

  11pm Steve Campbell (Garden Church) Jerry Free

Jerry Free

 A few notes concerning our Christmas Services

We do not want to turn away anyone, but please remember that there is limited seating at the Chapel.  Even with some additional chairs we are limited to about 100 people.  

Christmas Eve services are usually very well attended and may start somewhat ahead of the listed times if the ushers determine that all seats are filled.  We suggest that you arrive in advance of the scheduled starting time. 

Our parking lot is also limited, so please consider carpooling.  

Cell phone service in the area is poor and unreliable.

Since we use candles and unvented propane heaters, anyone with respiratory difficulties should take appropriate precautions.   

There are steps and handrails at each entrance door. 

There are no indoor restroom facilities.  There are two outhouses (Adam and Eve) to the rear of the property. 

We use kerosene lanterns for outside lighting.  While this is in keeping with the time when the chapel was built, they are not very bright.  We suggest bringing a small flashlight.

Please use common sense and good judgment when traveling to or from the Chapel in inclement weather.  The roads near the Chapel are narrow and hilly.  In the event of snowfall or icy conditions, if the Snow Emergency Plan for Frederick County, MD is activated or we know of local problems with the roads leading to the Chapel, we will cancel services.  The secondary roads leading to the Chapel are not cleared or treated until the primary routes are completed.  Cancellations will be placed on the Home page of this web site and our Facebook page as soon as possible.

 See the Directions to EVC page for travel information

For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder.  And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mignty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 

Isaiah 9:6 

"Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.  For unto you this day is born in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.  And this will be a sign unto you: You will find the Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger." 

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying:

"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!"

Luke 2:10-14