The Living Christmas Trees, the annual Christmas production presented by Grace Polaris Church, Columbus, Ohio (Mike Yoder, lead pastor), is featured in the Columbus Dispatch today. A portion of the story appears below. Click here for the complete article.
Curtain coming down on church’s Living Christmas Trees
Randy Kettering teared up as he told about the “end of an era” at Grace Polaris Church.
“There comes a time in your life where it starts being the last time. That’s part of the reason hope is so important in the world, because there are firsts and lasts,” Kettering said.
For the church’s annual Living Christmas Trees presentation, this will be the 30th and final performance. The church auditorium is undergoing a much-needed renovation next year, which will make it impossible to host the event, which draws as many as 2,400 people per show.
Kettering, 64, director of worship arts and media at the Far North Sidechurch, has been a part of the Living Christmas Trees presentation since it began. In fact, he pitched it to the church.
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