Christmas Eve draws out the natural-born storyteller in children. It’s a time to act out scenes with the sheep and donkey from the family’s crèche, or to point out a star in the wintertime sky and wonder aloud if it leads to a baby.
|June Wilkins presides at the Children’s Christmas Eve Eucharist at St. Martin Evangelical Lutheran Church, Austin, Texas. Years ago the church traded a traditional Christmas program for a somewhat traditional worship service led by the children. The youngsters bring forward the wine and bread and gather around the table during the communion liturgy.|
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