Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clifton hosted its second successful Drive-Through Nativity in Clifton last weekend. More than 150 vehicles had stopped by with an hour to go, with more attendance overall than last year. Pastor Brian McQuiggin passed out Christmas gift bags after the scene, and many other scene actors took part.
From Augustus Caesar to Mary, Joseph, live camels, a miniature Brahman cow, donkeys and more greeted eager attendees that waved and listened to the story of Jesus Christ from beginning until the end from the comfort of their vehicles.
Many stopped in to celebrate the first story of Christmas, with classic scenes like the market in Bethlehem, the manger scene under the Star of Bethlehem, Gabriel visiting Mary, and even the Crucifixion.
Of course, in the next scene, Jesus rose from the grave in three days’ time.
The market was full of vendors selling wares, including bread, pottery, livestock and more. The event was immensely popular, with a line that continued through the event’s end. For more on the event and to hear from those that took part, listen to the next rendition of the Bosque County Blast podcast.