Stories tagged with: Chandlersville United Methodist Church

November 29, 2015 - 8:55pm
9 weeks 6 days ago

Hundreds came out to experience the walk many consider to be the start of their Christmas season.

The Bethlehem Walk is a free outdoor drama based on the journey Mary and Joseph took the night Jesus Christ was born. Members of the community came to the Chandlersville United Methodist church and enjoyed a variety of music from their choir. Then buses arrived and transported them to the field where the walk began.

"It's my start for the Christmas season. It's everybody's start...

November 30, 2014 - 9:11pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Chandlersville United Methodist Church held day three of their 12th annual Bethlehem Walk Sunday evening.

Those who attend start the evening out listening to songs at the church and were then transported by van down the road, back in time to Bethlehem. The groups of people were taken around by guide to the different scenes where they could listen to the story of Christmas. John Hajjar, volunteer at the walk says overall, the responses are positive.

"Well I think we had...

December 15, 2012 - 6:37pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Supporting our area businesses boosts the local economy.

On Saturday shoppers had the opportunity to cross some items off of their Christmas lists.  Chandlersville United Methodist Church hosted its One Stop Christmas Shop.  Vendors set up tables with the goal of attracting new customers.  Deanna Sheppard said she's excited to launch her new jewelry business.

"They make nice gifts for anybody like teachers, friends or aunts," said Sheppard.  "...

November 27, 2011 - 9:02pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

The weekend after Thanksgiving is well-known for Black Friday, but for some people, it's not about shopping.

For ten years, about a dozen churches have collaborated to put on the Bethlehem Walk, an outdoor drama at Chandlersville United Methodist Church.  Pastor Ken Ogg said guides have led more than 1,000 people through the tour.

"It talks about the life of Christ, from when the angel comes to Mary, to the manger scene, and everything in between with Roman soldiers,...

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