JERUSALEM – The English-Speaking Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer’s King’s Kids Sunday School performed a Christmas pageant for those in attendance. Following a service with special music and where the children helped light the Advent wreath, the children performed the Christmas story.
The children help Vicar Rachel light the three Advent candles on the wreath.
Anne-Marieke Evers performed special music during the service.
To listen to “Magnificat: The Song of Mary” you can visit here: https://soundcloud.com/elcjhl/magnificat-the-song-of-mary
…or if you’d like to hear a movement from Bach’s “Magnificat,” also performed by Anne-Marieke Evers, you can visit here: https://soundcloud.com/elcjhl/suscepit-israel-from-bachs
Both Mary and Momma have their own babies!
Angels comfort one another before the play.
Baby Laila and her parents are presented with a blanket, handmade by a number of people in the congregation.
The children helped bless the blanket.
Mary and Joseph getting ready for the Christmas pageant.
The wiseman takes a peek into his present for baby Jesus.
No wiseman is complete without a pair of Batman boots.
The angels speak to Mary.
Mary takes a break from being the Mother of God to help one of the wisemen fix his outfit.
Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating the third Sunday in Advent and the Christmas pageant!