PHOTO: A live nativity scene by AH community members in 2004. (file photo)

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - The United Methodist Churches of Atlantic Highlands and Navesink will host a Live Nativity on December 20 at 4pm. The event will be held at the church located at 96 3rd Ave in Atlantic Highlands.

Reverend Jill Hubbard-Smith will read the Christmas Story as children of the community don costumes and accompany live animals to a stable. The church invites any and all children who wish to participate in the show to come out and join them. No registration is necessary to take part in the occasion.

Carols will be sung throughout the presentation, and refreshments will be available. It is suggested that attendees bring flashlights in order to read the song lyrics.

The use of the animals has been graciously donated by W.H. Potter and Son of Red Hill Road, Middletown.