Photo Gallery: Christmas in Central New York, 2018

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Merry Christmas! Here’s a few of our favorite photos from Christmas at Episcopal churches all over Central New York.

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Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe and Canon John Crosswaite celebrate Christmas with the congregation at Malek Chapel in East Syracuse, New York.

Grace Episcopal Church in Copenhagen, all alight on Christmas Eve. Photo by Nicole Ford.

The altar prepared for Christmas Eve at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Marcellus. Photo by John Rohde.

Double duty: At St. James’ in Clinton, this pageant participant also helps out in the kitchen, preparing festive refreshments! 

The Christmas pageant at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Clinton. Photo by L. Curri. 

St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church in Slaterville Springs celebrated Advent and Christmas in a freshly repainted church building. Photo by Susan C. Larkin. 

The Christmas pageant at Grace Episcopal Church in Copenhagen, New York. Photo by Nicole Ford.

Christmas pageant participants at Trinity Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. There was even a live baby Jesus this year! Photo by Sue Cenci. 

Two of three kings singing in the Christmas pageant at Trinity Episcopal Church in Fayetteville. Photo by Sue Cenci.

It takes two (well, quite a few more than that, really) to decorate the church (St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ithaca) for Christmas! Photo by Jamie Parris.

It’s serious work selecting an animal figure to place in the creche during the Christmas Eve service at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ithaca. Photo by Elizabeth Hedrick.

Sunday schoolchildren at Oswego’s Church of the Resurrection sing “Jingle Bells” as the concluding song of their Christmas program. Photo by Roger Locy.

A festively dressed young person carries the baby Jesus to the creche at Trinity Episcopal Church in Elmira on Christmas Eve. Photo by proud grandma Susan Nagle.

The Rev. Wanda Copeland helps place the baby Jesus in the manger scene at Trinity Episcopal Church in Elmira on Christmas Eve. Photo by proud grandma Susan Nagle.

Trinity Episcopal Church organist Kyle Ramey took this shot of the Watertown church’s grand chancel decorated for Christmas.

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