Live nativity in Grandy includes rescued farm animals

Photo courtesy Mount Zion UMC

On Sunday, Dec. 15 from 5-30-8 p.m., Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Grandy presents its third annual live nativity, featured farm animals (and the volunteers who care for them) from Southern Hope Animal Rescue and Education.

The nativity players include Burrito, a donkey who was orphaned, sick and destined for slaughter until the SHARE took him in; along with Tater, a donkey who loves to give kisses; and Baxter, a mostly deaf and blind sheep.

The nativity is free and includes a meet and greet with the animal starts and photo opportunities starting at 7 p.m. The church is located at 6480 Caratoke Highway.

Live Nativity (3rd Annual) presented to the community by Mount Zion UMC featuring the beloved animals and volunteers of Southern Hope Animal Rescue & Education (S.H.A.R.E.)

Family friendly free event! (Meet & greet with animal stars & photo opportunities following – after 7pm)

Date: 12-15-19 One night ONLY Last year’s photo above.

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