Advent Day 23: Aberdeen West Churches' Nativity

The Aberdeen West Parish Grouping have this year filmed a Nativity to be played across their churches, based on 'The Impossible Promise: A Christmas Story' by Bob Hartman and published by The Bible Society.

The Nativity was directed by Rev Shuna Dicks, with prompts and cues by Lucy Bender and filming by Graeme Robertson.

Cast

Narrators – Kirsten Philip and Pippa Reid.
Senior Angel — Amy Bender
Mary – Felicity Davies
Joseph – Jacob Reid
Shepherds – Rebecca Cox, Andrew Fairhead and Alan Reid
Sheep – Freya Smith and Ethan Cox
Angels – Willow Russell and Sally Diack
Star-watchers – Lucinda Kerr, Amy Cox and Sadie Reid
Star – Bentley Crichton
King Herod – Kenneth Petrie

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