Messiah Lutheran Church’s ‘No Room at the Inn’ nativity drop off has expanded hours this year

Those wishing to drop off nativities for the annual “No Room at the Inn” event at Messiah Lutheran Church have additional drop-off times this year.

Nativities can be dropped off at the church, 1013 East Lawn Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4, and from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 5.

This year’s “No Room at the Inn” nativity display will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. The nativities will be on display early for the Champaign County Candlelight Tour of Homes, as the church is one of the stops on the tour. This year’s “No Room at the Inn” will feature a bake sale, concerts by local performers, a chicken noodle dinner with green beans, mashed potatoes and dessert. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

The Candlelight Tour of Homes will be 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Pre-sale tickets are $10 and are available through Dec. 4 at Bill’s Enchanted Florist & Gifts, Civista Bank, Guild Galleries Interiors, One Eleven A Fashion Boutique, Peoples Savings Bank, Perpetual Federal Savings, Security National Bank and Urban Prairie. Tickets the day of the tour are $12 each at the door of any site on the tour.

For more information about “No Room at the Inn,” call Mike Henson at 937-408-1517.

Staff Report