The First Baptist Church of Bennington, Vermont, will hold its Christmas Eve service on Wednesday, December 24, 2013 at 7 PM. The service will feature familiar Christmas carols and scripture readings accompanying the church’s gradual lighting of the Advent candles and preparation to light the Christ candle at the service’s culmination. The church’s interim minister, the Rev. Thomas Hiltsley will preside over the service. Accompanying the service music will be Mo Rancourt, guest trumpeter, and Charles Olegar, the church’s organist and director of music.