Joy to the World, a community event

An up close look at hundreds of Nativities, representing the sacred story of the birth of Christ

About Our Event

Come celebrate the birth of Christ by viewing hundreds of nativities from around the world at our 4th annual Joy to the World a community celebration. There will also be activities for children, special musical presentations by local performers, and holiday video presentations. The event is sponsored by The Milwaukie Stake Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It will be held at the Milwaukie Stake Center, 8331 Cason Road, Gladstone, OR 97207 (On the corner of Webster Road and Cason one block east of Oatfield Road) The event will run from Wednesday, December 11th through Monday, December 16th.

Wednesday, December 11th 1pm – 9pm
Thursday, December 12th 1pm – 9pm
Friday, December 13th 1pm – 9pm
Saturday, December 14th 1pm – 9pm
Sunday, December 15th 4:30pm – 9pm
Monday, December 16th 4:30pm – 9pm

 

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Walk the streets of “Old Bethlehem”

“The wise continue to follow the star in search of Jesus; born in a manager”.

 

All are invited to walk the “Streets of Bethlehem.” Imagine a gentle breeze wafting the faint scent of Cypress and Fig trees, with the smell of freshly baked barley bread in the air, where Jesus once walked. Along the path the seeker will enjoy a massive display of beautifully crafted nativities and special musical presentations. Listen to the sounds of Dolce Vita and The Sweet Adeline‚Äôs, 7th Day Adventist Bell Choir, enjoy a Live Nativity, and many other traditional performances of the season.

 

This event is open to the community daily beginning December 10-15th from 1:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Entrance and parking are free.

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Stake Ol’d Fashioned Fair

Milwaukie Oregon Stake hosts the Biggest Little Country Fair this side of Utah!!

Featuring live music, games, Pioneer Village, Classic Car cruise in, wagon ride, and FOOD FOOD FOOD.Youth (ages 14-18) dance until the cow’s come home from 9-11 PM (modest dress)

Milwaukie Oregon County Fair
A free community event August 2, 5-8 PM
13520 SE Rucliffe Lane
Classic Cruise-In Automobile show, Wagon Rides, Cotton Candy, Face painting, Food & Drink, Live Entertainment, Games, Outdoor Youth Dance (ages 14-18) 9-11 PM

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The Story Of Christmas

Story of Christmas - an infographic

Click to learn more about the story of Christmas.

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Wooden Nativity

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Holiday Foyer

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Live Nativity

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Table of Nativities

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Nativities

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Precious Nativity

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Row of Nativities

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