Public television stations in Michigan will be carrying the 2017 Hope College Christmas service this year, with 2015 airing elsewhere.

The airdates and times for the 2017 service are:

                        Detroit (WTVS HDTV): Sunday, Dec. 24, 11 p.m. 

                        East Lansing (WKAR World): Sunday, Dec. 24, 11:30 p.m. 

                        East Lansing (WKAR): Monday, Dec. 25, 10:30 p.m.  

                        Flint/Tri-Cities (WDCQ): Thursday, Dec. 21, 10 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 25, 6 p.m. 

                        Grand Rapids (WGVU-HD): Sunday, Dec. 24, 11 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 25, 8 a.m., noon, 8 p.m.                                (WGVU also showed the 2015 service on Dec. 5 and Dec. 16) 

                        Grand Rapids (WGVU Life):  Monday, Dec. 25, 9 p.m. 

                        Marquette (WNMU): Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2 p.m.  

                        Mount Pleasant (WCMU): Thursday, Dec. 21, 10 p.m.,  Saturday, Dec. 23, 4 a.m. and                                     Sunday, Dec. 24, 3 p.m.

For airdates and times elsewhere in the country for the 2017 service, please check local listings.  The 2017 service will be shown elsewhere in the country starting next year.

                        A gallery of images from this year’s Christmas Vespers is available online.