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A Night in Bethlehem

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When: Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2-4 p.m.

What: A Night In Bethlehem will be an exciting family event to ring in and celebrate the Christmas season as we travel to Bethlehem to celebrate the birth of Jesus and celebrate that He came to save us!

The program will follow the general format of our marketplace VBS, but will be an event for the whole family! Families will be immersed into the culture of the day as they walk through the marketplace together, talk with shopkeepers who are curious about the birth of Jesus, and learn about life in Bethlehem. Families will also visit with Mary and Joseph in the stable and they will hear about the wonder and miracle of Jesus’ birth.

Where: Ambassador Presbyterian Church, 1010 Schieffelin Road, Apex

How Much: The family event is free and open to the community. An optional tax: a new unwrapped toy, or new/gently used winter clothing items (coat, hat, winter gloves or scarves), will be collected at the door.

How Do I Register My Family? Click here to register!


Is this an outdoor event: Weather permitting, yes, so please dress accordingly. In th case of rain, the event will be inside. Check back here on Friday afternoon for the final decision.

Is this a drop-off event? No. The event is for the whole family and all children must be accompanied during the entire event by a guardian 16 years or older.

Is this a drop-in event? No. Registration will open at 1:45 p.m. and we will gather for an opening celebration before exploring the marketplace. Registration will close by 2:15 or soon as all families are registered.

Will my child dress up? We will not be providing costumes for A Night In Bethlehem, but your family is welcome and encouraged to dress in Biblical costume for the event.

My child has allergies. Can they still attend? Yes! Children will work with flour and water, and a peanut-free bakery item and beverage will be served. Please bring your own allergen-free flour and snack if desired.

What else can my family do at your church this Christmas?

Join us for these Special Services!

December 17: Hear our Ambassador Kids choir sing at 10 a.m.

December 24: Traditional Sunday Service at 10:15 a.m.

December 24: Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols at 5 p.m.

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