Walk Through Bethlehem FAQ

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Q: How early can I arrive to get in line before the posted start time of Walk Through Bethlehem begins?
A: People probably start lining up about 45-60 minutes before the posted start time. We begin with the first group that arrives for the program at the advertised start time. 

Q: How long does it actually take to go through the program?
A:  The actual walk through the outdoor program takes about 30 minutes.  The wait time prior to your Tribe being called to go outside can vary depending on the crowd size and what time you arrived in line.  It averages from 45 minutes to an 1.5 hours.
Q:  How much of the program is outdoors? 
A:  You may wait in line initially outdoors for a few minutes before entering the Christian Life Center.  There you will have a warm place with seats and refreshments to wait until being called to go outside.  From there, you will walk outdoors, across sidewalks, gravel and grassy terrain for about 30 minutes.

Q:  Is there a cost? 
A:  No, but we encourage you to bring can goods for Tri-Area Ministries and we do accept cash donations.
Q:  What if there is bad weather?  Will there be a rain date? 
A:  We hold the program unless there is a definite forecast for heavy rain.  So watch the weather forecast, plan ahead, and please dress accordingly. If cancelled due to rain, we do not unfortunately have a make-up date on another weekend.  Hopefully you can attend one night during the 1st Friday, Saturday or Sunday of December!

Q:  Are strollers, wheelchairs or motorized scooters allowed?
A:  Yes, and there is an elevator for those who need it in the Christian Life Center.  Realize you will need to travel outdoors across sidewalks, gravel, and grassy terrain for about 30 minutes.

Q:  Are there accessible bathrooms available?
A:  Yes, in the Christian Life Center.  We ask that you utilize them before the start of the outdoor program.

Q:  Are cameras allowed?
A:  Yes, but please refrain from flash photography during a scene. 


2017 Dates
Friday, December 1 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday, December 2 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Sunday, December 3 5:00 - 8:00 PM


Last Published: November 27, 2017 8:58 AM

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