Lake Wobegon is coming to Sheridan Lutheran Church on Christmas Eve.
No, the fictional city isn’t going to magically seem on the intersection of seventieth Avenue and Previous Cheney Street. Relatively, the church is presenting its Christmas Eve service in Garrison Keillor vogue as a option to mark the beginning of Christ amid a pandemic.
For the church’s 4 p.m. service, congregants are invited to park within the church’s lot and tune of their radio to take heed to the service.
“We’re going to have a service in ‘A Prairie Dwelling Companion’ model,” Sheridan Pastor Greg Bouvier stated.
The nostalgic “A Prairie Dwelling Companion” celebrated small-town life and values in its songs and skits, offering an applicable mannequin for Sheridan’s service, Bouvier stated.
“The Christmas carols harken again to earlier generations,” he stated. “It lets one’s creativeness come into play when it’s on the radio.
“The reflection, or sermon, shall be a radio theater type of expertise with pastors and workers. It’s type of a fictional journey within the Lake Wobegon model. It’s acquired a private message, and it’s going to be loads of enjoyable.”
Like “A Prairie Dwelling Companion,” the Sheridan Lutheran service shall be introduced reside in entrance of an viewers. However, as was the case with the long-running public radio present, a lot of the viewers gained’t see the performers.