Come experience the birth of Christ during a Live Nativity on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. Your journey begins by witnessing Gabriel’s visit with Mary in a heated shed and continues by following the shepherds to the outdoor manger. Experience what that Holy Night may have felt like with live stable animals surrounding Baby Jesus. The program concludes in a heated shed with fellowship and refreshments.
The O Holy Night Live Nativity is held at the farm of Dave & Mary Griffel, 16308 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 2.2 miles, to the farm on the right.
Ride a shuttle bus for free. Buses will leave at 4:30 p.m. from the Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Olive, IL and at 5:00 p.m. from both the United Methodist Church and the First Christian Church of Gillespie, IL.