Similar prayers were held at other churches including the Saint Joseph's Church in north Kashmir's Baramulla, the oldest Catholic Church in Jammu and Kashmir and at the Church in the tourist resort of Gulmarg.
After the fire accident which had damaged Holy Family Church Srinagar in 1967, the church celebrated Christmas after fifty years on Monday.The celebrations began with midnight mass prayers and people had decorated the Church with colourful buntings and balloons and wore a festive look.
In the Aegean province of İzmir, people flocked to the house of Virgin Mary in the Selçuk district, to celebrate Christmas Eve and watch the ceremonies. In some of the churches, the services concluded with the distribution of cake and coffee.
Many churches in the state held outdoor services with night vigil.
Shah said the officials of the Tourism department would also attend travel and trade fairs to woo more tourists to Kashmir.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and the governor of the state N.N Vohra greeted the Christian community on the auspicious day. May the spirit of Christmas be the harbinger of prosperity, abundance and peace in your lives.
During the mass, prayers for peace, development, and prosperity of Pakistan were also offered.
"I hope in the year ahead, we will be witnessing further cooperation and rapport on the path to boosting and deepening peace, security and tranquility, and further consolidation of friendships across the globe", he added.
First Baptist Church of Meridian celebrated Christmas Eve with singing and worshiping along with having The Lords Supper.
"We all share in the light of Jesus Christ because the Bible tells us that Christ is the light of the world", explains Trinity Presbyterian Pastor Mark Flynn.
Television footage showed a convoy of around seven vehicles escorting Jadhav's family after they arrived in the city. During the press conference, the spokesperson read out a statement repeating old allegations against Jadhav.
India's highly anticipated pace attack will feature Jasprit Bumrah , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Mohammed Shami , and Shardul Thakur . Kedar Jadhav , who suffered a hamstring injury in early December and has not played any cricket since, has also been picked.
No other country has their embassy for Israel in Jerusalem , though the Czech Republic said it was considering such a move. Several significant USA allies abstained from the United Nations vote, among them Australia, Canada, Mexico and Poland.
They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars and then vote against us.well, we are watching those votes. However, Trump's Jerusalem decision was declared null and void three days ago by the General Assembly of the United Nations.
The Cabinet investigation did not yield a conclusion about sexual misconduct allegations writer Kate Maltby made against Green. Mr Davis, now the Brexit Secretary, was Mr Green's boss at the time of the 2008 police raid on his Commons office.
Other performers already announced for the live Times Square performances include Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Sugarland. This time around she will have a full band as well as backup dancers just like she does in Las Vegas.
It is misty on the off chance that she was associated with the auto burglary which initially conveyed police to the trailer park. The officers had been tracking the woman for almost two hours when they finally cornered her on the porch of the boy's home.
Hopper and Adams had hoped for a change in leadership, according to the Post. "That's why we went to DCP", Hopper said. Haddad was a member of the Miss America board until she resigned following the Post story.
Earlier this year, Musk posted a teaser showing how the Falcon Heavy launch might look when it takes place in a matter of weeks. Photos shared on Instagram show the Tesla Roadster being prepped for the Falcon Heavy rocket. "Destination is Mars orbit".
Winter Weather Advisory for WNY Saturday
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during holiday travel on Monday, the Weather Service said.
'We say Christmas again very proudly'
During the message, Trump also told the troops, "We say Merry Christmas , again, very, very proudly", CBS News reports. Despite the approaching holiday, the president has been on a Twitter kick for most of the weekend.
Expect snow Christmas Eve, into Christmas Day
Sunday's steady snowfall, though admittedly worrying for some motorists, thrilled area residents dreaming of a white Christmas. The hotels were nearly houseful, as numerous tourist-driven by snow charm and had already got their advance bookings done.
Klopp defends Liverpool after Arsenal draw
Liverpool are the first team in top-flight history to have won four consecutive away games by a margin of at least three goals. Salah's air-kick wasted another Liverpool opportunity and it was no surprise to hear Arsenal booed off at the interval.
USF: 5 bold predictions for Birmingham Bowl
The last quarter played out as many expected with both teams scoring back-and-forth during the final 15 minutes of the contest. Facing fourth and three, the Red Raiders chose to go for it, but Shimonek was sacked by Senat for a loss of 10 yards.
Causes of death released for 58 killed in Las Vegas shooting
According to the December 21 report released by the Clark County Coroner's Office, Paddock died of a single gunshot to the mouth. Stephen Paddock's demise was ruled a suicide, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg disclosed to The Associated Press.
Christmas Eve: What's open and closed on PEI
All Waitrose stores will be running normal hours up to, and including, Saturday, December 23, so don't worry about that. Register offices will be closed on all Bank Holidays - Christmas Day , Boxing Day , and New Year's Day .