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Youth leaders went to homes to take photos for pageant

Not expecting to do a live Christmas pageant, Randy and Linda Crowe, youth leaders at Westminster Congregational UCC in Spokane, went to homes to take photos for a photographic pageant

Shepherd Daniel Fakasiieiki talks with Randy and Linda Crowe. Photo by Marijke Fakasiieiki

They visited children and youth, staying masked outside. They brought costumes stored in plastic boxes.

The kings’ gifts were wet wipes, diapers, hand sanitizer and toilet paper.

Mary and Joseph were a brother and sister—because they are in the same house and could be photographed together.

There were three angels, three wisemen and several shepherds.

Some youth helped decorate the church Saturday, Dec. 6, giving a Christmas background for the pastor, who leads worship from the church. 

The Christmas Eve story that Linda wrote is “The Coronavirus Christmas Pageant.”

“It shares the challenges of telling the nativity story with our church family, in the midst social distancing, masks and only gathering on Zoom,” Linda said.

“In the COVID season, Zoom is the only way some families can gather with family members in different homes and Westminster folk,” she added.

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