Before the program begins, the angels and shepherds are kept busy in Parrish Hall.
Some angels got a little bored. And some of the shepherds had to resort to modern day technology….
Kingsway’s amazing choir jump started the program with their joyous voices.
Enter the narrator.
Rachel and Christa welcome everyone.
Meanwhile the angels are still coloring.
Jerry and Barta’s grandchildren, James and Maggie come all the way from Scotland to light the advent candle.
The teacher (Denise) tells her students (Lauren, Katy, and Maggie) to start preparing for the nativity scene.
Their version included: hamsters, televisions, microwaves, and movies. Not like the real scenario at all!
Enter Mary (Lucy) and Joseph (Zach), led by the innkeeper (Liam).
The shepherds (Jared, Carson, Mason, Sam, Colby) gather around the fire.
Gabriel (Kelsey) shares the news of Jesus’ birth with the shepherds.
She brings with her a heavenly host.
Katelyn (and her precious piece of tinsel)
The shepherds and confer and decide to visit the new babe.
Before Mary sings a solo, she leaves Joseph with babysitting duties.
Away in a Manger – simply amazing!
Erin, Emily, Rachel, and Ashly prepare to offer communion.
Mary and Joseph continue on their journey with the greatest Christmas gift of all.
The children realize they might’ve been wrong about their demands for their nativity scene.
The Cherub Choir performs.
Everyone takes their seat.
As we prepare for Kelsey’s baptism. It is such a privilege to watch her make this very important decision.
Emily and ***
James helps the children prepare for the offering.
The gifts are left at the manger. Touching.
James sends us off with the benediction.