Festival of Nativities committee member Kristy Loosbrock places one of 206 nativity sets and 35 ornaments on a display table Thursday, Dec. 2, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. In the first-time event, an estimated 250 people walked through the displays located in the church basement, atrium and sanctuary.

Festival of Nativities features nearly 150 sets, ornaments to focus on meaning of Christmas

Stories and memories flowed from St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne Saturday as the first Festival of Nativities took place with excellent participation from both nativity owners and the public.

Parishioner Janet Marshall suggested the activity and assembled a committee to help organize and display nativity scenes.


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