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An actors guides through Bethlehem/SpokaneFAVS file photo

Journey to Bethlehem takes place this weekend

Actors portray the manger scene at Journey to Bethlehem/SpokaneFAVS File photo
Actors portray the manger scene at Journey to Bethlehem/SpokaneFAVS File photo

The annual Journey to Bethlehem walk-through event will take place beginning Dec. 2 on Spokane’s South Hill.

Organized by South Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, the event draws hundreds of families across the Inland Northwest. It features a cast of more 100 actors from eight denominations and many live animals, including sheep, goats, donkeys and a camel.

Journey to Bethlehem takes place at South Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5607 S Freya St on:

  • Friday Dec 2, 6 – 8 p.m
  • Saturday Dec 3 5- 8 p.m.
  • Sunday Dec 4 5-8 p.m.

Groups will be dismissed every 3 – 5 minutes. Guests are encouraged to dress warmly and plan to be outside for 15 – 20 minutes once your tour leaves the church.



About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons
Tracy Simmons, who teaches journalism at Gonzaga University, is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 13 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and for the Religion News Service.

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