NORTH CANBERRA ECUMENICAL NATIVITY FESTIVAL

25 Nov 2019 by Janise Wood in: Presbytery News

NORTH CANBERRA ECUMENICAL NATIVITY FESTIVAL

The communities of Rosary Catholic Church, Holy Cross Anglican Church and St Margaret’s Uniting Church are collaborating in an Ecumenical “Nativity Festival” with diverse activities from Wed 11th Dec to Sun 15th Dec.  We would be most grateful if you could advertise this Festival to your community.

Christmas has become so commercialised that the Gospel story of the Incarnation comes a distant last to presents, bells, baubles and Santa. This Ecumenical Festival aims to put Christ back into Christmas.  A display of some 200 nativity scenes from 40 countries provides a great catalyst for discussions and activities about the true meaning of Christmas.

Details of the Festival are below.

 

Suggested Church & School Bulletin Notices:

11th to 15th Dec: North Canberra Nativity Festival

Exhibition of 200 Nativity scenes - an entrée to family discussion on the true meaning of Christmas. From 40 countries, they show diverse cultures that embrace the Christian story: from the Palestinian Territories to Vietnam, from India to the Inuits of the Canadian Arctic.

Wed 11th-Fri 13th:  10:00am-2:30pm – School groups by appointment (Ph: Anna - 0412-376-324)

Wed 11th-Fri 13th:    2:30pm–4:00pm – Kids & Families

Sat  14th–Sun 15th:  9:00am–7:00pm – PUBLIC EXHBITION

Initiative of Holy Rosary Catholic, Holy Cross Anglican & St Margaret’s Uniting Churches

St Margaret’s Hall, Cnr. Antill St. & Phillip Ave, Hackett. Contact: Keith at linard.keith@gmail.com.

 

14th DECEMBER – CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Looking Glass Percussion: Join members of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra for a free Christmas Concert. Saturday, 7pm Holy Cross Anglican Church, Antill St. HACKETT.

Initiative of Holy Rosary Catholic, Holy Cross Anglican & St Margaret’s Uniting Churches

Contact: Anna at linard.anna@gmail.com.

 

15th DECEMBER – COMMUNITY CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

Sunday, 6pm - Free Community BBQ / Sausage Sizzle (& Nativities Viewing) followed by

Carols by Candlelight at 7pm. St Margaret’s & Holy Cross Church Grounds, Hackett.

Initiative of Holy Rosary Catholic, Holy Cross Anglican & St Margaret’s Uniting Churches

Contact: Anna at linard.anna@gmail.com