News Release

A Live Nativity in The Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean Branch in the Cheltenham Stake held a Live Nativity on December 23rd adjacent to the chapel.  The Nativity cast of actors and baby lambs, goats and a donkey, also included Bryn Humphrey, a baby of 6weeks old.

Commenting on the performance a local visitor said " The whole nativity scene was beautiful and reminded us of what Christmas is really about.  Our children were mesmerised by the animals.  we thoroughly enjoyed the performance and hope that the Nativity becomes an annual event in our community"

Branch members and missionaries delivered over 1000 invitations to the surrounding area and the event was well attended by guests who were visiting the Church for the first time.

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