We managed to get ready for Christmas Eve service a few minutes early and took a few pictures. That may have been our Christmas miracle right there!
Our church does a children's service in the late afternoon that is really focused on kids and lets them be a part of it. There are paper bags with head pieces to make a "costume" and you grab one on your way in. Charlie chose to be a cow and Sarah Graves chose an angel. During the service the children do readings and we sing Christmas carols. When it's their turn, the kids come forward to be up front.
Sarah Graves loves when they bring the kids up front and is always eager to go.
I was so proud of Charlie when he went right up there with the other animals. He went up like he had done it many times before! Our baby is getting to be such a big boy!