Before opening gifts and indulging in a holiday feast, many go to places of worship to give thanks, to pray and to start off the New Year spiritually. Here is a listing of religious institutions that hold holiday services.
1. 1294 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore, (516) 409-5188-
Grace Lutheran Church offers two Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
2. Merrick United Methodist Church, 1425 Merrick Ave., Merrick, (516) 378-9222
The Merrick United Methodist Church offers Sunday services starting at 10 a.m.
3. New Covenant Church, 757 Bellmore Ave., East Meadow, (516) 489-1600
New Covenant Church is non-denominational and welcomes all parishioners.
4. Bellmore United Methodist Church, 2640 Royle St., Bellmore, (516) 221-1220
Services are held on Sundays at 10 a.m.
5. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 369 Green Ave., East Meadow, (516) 483-3649
Services on Sundays start at 9:30 a.m.