December 3    5-8pm

Family Life Center

(16349 Chillicothe Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023) 

Imagine the look of awe on a young child’s face as he sees Baby Jesus lying in his mother’s arms… the stirring in young parents’ hearts as they introduce their children to the true meaning of Christmas… hundreds of people coming together to experience the journey to Bethlehem live…

Imagine taking a step away from the stress of holiday preparations – away from the mall, from the wrapping, from the decorating, from the spending – and taking a step back in time to relive the birth of Christ…

On December 3, Federated Church will present its third annual Search for the Christ Child, an interactive journey to Bethlehem.  We’ll throw our doors open and invite the community to join us on the journey to celebrate the birth of Christ. 

Visitors will be welcomed at the Camelback Inn where the census will be taken and then they are served light refreshments. After a short wait, small groups will travel together, led by Shepherd Guides who tell of the birth of a long awaited King, the Son of God. On a journey back in time, travelers encounter angels, shepherds, and live animals during their search for the child. They seek help from wise men, stop at King Herod’s Palace and pass through a bustling marketplace. Soon, they realize that they will see the face of God at the end of this journey. Ultimately, travelers arrive at the nativity. Here, in the stable, this tiny baby is the hope of the world. 

Appropriate for all ages. Donations of canned goods and a freewill offering will be accepted. This event is free and open to the community—invite your friends!