Baa lambs

20 December 2013

SHEEP featured in Warminster in Salisbury diocese, when 50 young shepherds from the Minster C of E School processed with 12 toy sheep, knitted by parishioners from St Denys and the Minster, to the Mall, where they were greeted by the Mayor for the official launch of the Messy Nativity Advent Sheep Trail.

With them was the Warminster town crier, proclaiming the event, and the Bishop of Ramsbury, Dr Edward Condry, who blessed the sheep and everybody with them.

The sheep, all with names, are now in 12 of the town's shop windows. Families can write down the names on an entry form that contains the Christmas story, and enter a prize draw, which will take place when the sheep return to the Minster for the crib service.

 

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