Youth ministry presents 'Live Nativity'
Members of the Scottdale Area United Methodist Youth Ministry will present the Second Annual “Live Nativity” Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. and they are inviting the community out to come sing carols with them.
Participants will leave Christ United Methodist Church on Market Street and walk to the gazebo area where they will sing carols before continuing on to the Trinity United Methodist Church on Mulberry Street where the “Live Nativity” will be held.
Included will be biblical characters, live animals, carols, special music and a closing with “Candlelight Silent Night.”
Warming and refreshments will be offered in the Trinity United Methodist Church social hall.
The Rev. Kimberly King, pastor of the Scottdale Area United Methodist Youth Ministry, said the idea for the live nativity came out of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
“I think this allows the youth, as well as our community, to experience the true meaning of Christmas,” she said.
Janet Kaczynski, Trinity United Methodist Church communications coordinator, said that last year the event was scheduled for more than two hours.
“But it was a bitter cold that night and I think it was a little too long for the participants, so this year we've knocked it back to two hours,” she said, adding that it will probably remain at two hours annually.
Rachel Basinger is a freelance writer.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- NFL coaches weigh in on Polamalu’s legacy
- Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program
- Simple question: What has Hillary accomplished?
- Penguins notebook: Five defensemen dress against San Jose
- West Virginia continues WNIT run, advances to semifinals
- More Parkway West closures planned this week
- Pirates notebook: Decker leaves game with calf injury
- Duke returns to Final Four with win over Gonzaga
- Shortfalls sabotage promise of union retirees’ pensions
- Editorial cartoons March 30-April 5, 2015
- Mt. Lebanon native, Iraq war hero’s action goes unrewarded