298. A Kennett Christmas for All


On Saturday, at First United Methodist Church, in Kennett, Christmas was all about the other person. The bulletin cover on Sunday morning reflected that sentiment. They opened their doors to over 1800 persons who had registered for their Annual Christmas Party. For one day the church was converted into a shopping mall. Part of the church became a huge toy store. There were tables piled high with toys for boys or girls in every age group where preregistered parents could pick out one toy for each of their children. The tables were completely restocked throughout the day. The amazing thing to the parents was that there was no cash register. The children of parents were escorted by a whole cadre of youth volunteers to rooms to select presents for moms and dads. The gifts selected they lined up at the gift wrapping section of the church. While families waited for their turn to shop there were hot dogs and other goodies along with various party activities to add to the joy of the event.

If you have a video you would like to share with MissionCast email Max Marble at maxrmarble@gmail.com

Watch on YouTube (click on picture)

Download or View MissionCast
Medium Resolution Video (For DSL or Cable)
Higher Resolution Video (Better quality viewing than medium resolution)
Quicktime Video (for Mac users)

Sign up for a weekly MissionCast announcement by email.
Early every Monday morning we send an announcement about the content of the weekly MissionCast and information about future MissionCasts. If you would like to receive the weekly MissionCast content announcement go to the Missouri Conference website by clicking on the link below and then select “Stay Connected” in the left hand column.

http://www.moumethodist.org (then click on “Stay Connected”)

Published by


MissionCast is mission blog of the Missouri Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church produced by Max Marble.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.