Christmas Eve Talk: The Christmas Story Is Our Story

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Christmas Eve Talk: The Christmas Story Is Our Story

December 24, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for our annual Christmas Eve program

Saturday, December 24, 2022


Brian WebsterOn Christmas Eve, Brian Webster will explore the Christmas story in the light of how it is also our story

Please join us Christmas Eve, Saturday, December, 24
at Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Manhattan
63rd St. and Park Ave

The program will begin at 7:10 pm EST with music

Join us early for festive Christmas music.  We will provide live simultaneous Spanish translation for Spanish speakers.
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This is a live in-person event.

You can view the video online at or listen in English or Spanish.


Bring the kids!

Diane Allison will take them on an adventure with a Christmas puppet show and other fun activities. Child care and all activities are free.

Come join her!! Make sheep puppets! Sing carols! Watch the wonderful story of Giddy and her Christmas Eve adventure, based on the true story in the Bible. Everyone welcome!!

For Early Arrivals
7:10 pm  Festive Christmas music featuring Jenny Lynn Stewart.

7:30 pm  Brian Webster’s Talk begins
7:30 pm  Puppet show and activities for young children


In English and Spanish

We will provide a live simultaneous Spanish translation for Spanish speakers.

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Brian Webster is a devoted Christian Scientist, active church member, and business entrepreneur. He has served his church in many capacities, including First and Second Reader, Sunday school teacher and board member. You may be familiar with his frequent contributions to the Christian Science periodicals and Daily Lifts. 

Brian began his professional career as a high school science teacher, then transitioned into the business world where he worked in marketing for a number of years. Over the last 20 years he helped start and manage several small businesses. He is currently Director of Development for Peace Haven Association, a Christian Science care facility in Saint Louis, Missouri that provides practical care for those relying solely on prayer for healing.

Brian and his wife, Celia, live in Ballwin, Missouri, and have two grown children. In his spare time, Brian is an avid biker, tennis player, musician, and outdoorsman. 


Diane Worfolk AllisonDiane Worfolk Allison is a gifted visual storyteller who has several children’s books published by the Christian Science Publishing Society.

“As with all artists, I am captivated by ideas, that reveal the importance and uniqueness of all peoples, especially children. They make demands, these ideas.  Some want a poem, some an illustrated story, some a song an essay or a play. with or without puppets.  Drawing children is a joy. I must capture their unique spirit beyond what eyes see. Writing and drawing  for children is a mission.”

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Jenny Lynn StewartJenny Lynn Stewart has been Third Church’s soloist for more than 10 years.  Jenny grew up in Detroit Michigan. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree in voice performance from The University of Michigan. Jenny made her Carnegie Hall debut as the soprano soloist in Dvorak’s Requiem. She has toured the United States and the world in such Rodgers and Hammerstein classics as Carousel (Nettie Fowler) and The Sound of Music (The Mother Abbess) with fellow artists including Marie Osmond, John Davidson, and Patrick Cassidy.



Todd PetersTodd Peters is happy to serve Third Church as its organist. He has two advanced degrees, one from Indiana University and the other from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Peters has been an theatre director, coach, teacher, and organist starting as a teenager in his hometown church in the Midwest.


December 24, 2022
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Manhattan, Third Church of Christ, Scientist
(212) 838-1870


Manhattan: Third Church of Christ, Scientist
583 Park Avenue (at 63rd)
Manhattan, CT 10065 United States
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