With Dramatic Actors, a Live Nativity and Real Animals
Experience the true historical story of Christmas and the excitement of our Savior’s birth in a spacious outdoor setting with dramatic actors, a live nativity and real animals. Unique to this event, you will walk with the Biblical characters along candlelit wooded trails on the Journey. Interact with shepherds and merchants, and receive items to assist you as you Journey to Bethlehem.
Scene 1: “Mary is Pregnant”
Mary and Joseph wrestle with the implications Mary’s pregnancy has for them, both as a couple and in their community.
Scene 4: “The Shepherd’s Field”
Join the shepherds around a warm crackling campfire watching their sheep by night when suddenly angels appear in the sky and proclaim the news of Jesus’ birth!
Scene 5: “The Stable”
Hurry along with the shepherds to the stable and experience the quiet wonder of finding Baby Jesus in the manger.
Over one hundred volunteers are needed to make the “Journey to Bethlehem” come alive. Please check your calendar and prayerfully consider volunteering. Perfect for individuals and/or families to share the true meaning of Christmas.
Commitments are needed for 2 or more nights. Preferably ages 15 and older.
Fridays: 5:00 – 10:30 PM
Saturdays: 4:00 – 10:30 PM
ACTORS: Enthusiastic persons to portray the Christmas story.
(Mary, Joseph, Angel, Innkeepers, Shepherds, Wisemen)
PARKERS, TOWNSPEOPLE, MERCHANTS, ANGELS , WAGON HOST, SOUND & LIGHTING ETC. :
These vital roles require minimal or no speaking. Memorization of lines is not required in these roles.
Please call (717) 738-2233 or email adam@WoodcrestRetreat.org.