Are You Feeling Blue This Christmas?

For some people, the holidays are anything but merry and bright. Circumstances such as illness, unemployment, grief or depression can make the Christmas season extremely difficult. Many area churches are holding special services for people experiencing the holiday blues. Listed here are just a few. If you know of other Blue Christmas services in the area, please email the information to

3 pm | Dec. 18. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, 100 N. Main St., Davidson

4-5 pm | Dec. 18. Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 19600 Zion Ave., Cornelius.

7 pm | Dec. 18. Davidson United Methodist Church, 233 South Main St., Davidson.

6pm | Dec. 21 Broad Street United Methodist Church, 315 West Broad St., Statesville

In addition to these services, Iredell Health System has provided a document titled Tips for Handling Holiday Stress and Grief. Read it here: