Getting ready for Christmas

Mary Mullan (left) and Katherine Dietrich help set up Christmas decorations at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Sunday in preparation for a Christmas Eve mass at 4 and 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Several churches are having special Christmas Eve services, including the First Christian Church, Iron Sharpens Iron, Newton Foursquare Church and the Congregational United Church of Christ, all at 7 p.m. tonight. The First United Methodist Church will have services at 7 and 11 p.m. tonight.