On this week’s Speaking Texoma, Shana Jackson is with Dr. Mark Bender, pastor at First Christian Church in Wichita Falls.  Christmas Eve brings in traditions for many individuals.  One of many traditions at First Christian Church is telling the Christmas story collectively as household. 

This 12 months, on Christmas Eve, they will try this at 3:00 pm with a particular service only for children.  They name it the very first Christmas.  Each youngster who exhibits up, whether or not they’re pre-Ok or elementary or simply younger at coronary heart can take a task in serving to to inform the Christmas story.  They’ll even have stay animals there to assist with the sights and sounds of the very first Christmas.

There will even be two different providers at 6:00 and 11:00.  These will happen within the sanctuary with carols of the season, the Christmas story retold, and communion to recollect what the Christ youngster got here to do.  Then they are going to head exterior and have a good time and sing collectively.  Hopefully, they are going to be singing Silent Evening proper on the stroke of midnight.  Then on Sunday, Christmas morning, they’ll collect collectively at 10:00 for worship. 

So, be part of First Christian Church both on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.  For extra info, please go to their web site.  They hope to see you there.


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