A special Christmas worship service at Shiloh United Methodist Church, First Avenue and Third Street, will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 9. A reception/open house will follow. The service is “A Congregational Sing-Along Festival of Lessons and Carols" and is based on an annual service at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge University. The Rev. Ronnie Culpepper, the Columbus District superintendent, will lead the service along with the Rev. Cindy Autry, Robert Lee and Tommy Mayton of Epworth United Methodist in Columbus. Call 706-561-4541.