Live Nativity at St Albans church brings Christmas story to life

PUBLISHED: 12:12 04 December 2019 | UPDATED: 16:56 04 December 2019

St Albans church on Lower Dagnall Street held a real nativity event at the weekend. Picture: Supplied

St Albans church on Lower Dagnall Street held a real nativity event at the weekend. Picture: Supplied

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A St Albans church invited real animals along for a Nativity scene with a difference.

St Albans church on Lower Dagnall Street held a real nativity event at the weekend. Picture: SuppliedSt Albans church on Lower Dagnall Street held a real nativity event at the weekend. Picture: Supplied

Dagnall Street Baptist Church car park was transformed into a magical animal wonderland.

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More than 200 hundred people visited on Saturday, December 30 as it hosted its Messy Church event with the help of Ark Farm.

Community minister Jonny Fillis said: "We're delighted that so many people were able to join us and start of this festive season with a really fun reminder of the story behind Christmas. While the farm yard was certainly a draw, families came in and really made the most of their morning together in our Messy Church environment."

They have run Messy Church since 2011 providing a fun and welcoming space to hundreds of St Alban's families.

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