Come experience the journey to Bethlehem to see the Christ child in a new and different way. Due to Covid 19, the annual live nativity at Griffel Farm will be a drive through event for this year only being held on Sunday, December 6, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Your journey includes the angel Gabriel, travelers bound for Bethlehem, shepherds tending their flock, the innkeeper, and Baby Jesus. Experience what that Holy Night may have felt like.
The O Holy Night Live Nativity is held at the farm of Dave & Mary Griffel, 16753 Honey Creek Road, Gillespie, IL 62033. The directions from Gillespie are travel north on Route 4 for 2.8 miles, turn left (west) on Honey Creek Road, proceed 1.2 miles, to the farm on the left. The directions from Carlinville are travel south on Route 4 for 10 miles, turn right (west) on to Honey Creek Road, proceed 1.2 miles to the farm on the left.
O Holy Night is sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Gillespie, Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Olive, and First Christian Church of Gillespie.