Our ward this year put on a
Polar Express party
where the children, youth
and some adults
came dressed in their pyjamas to the church.
They were greeted by a
who punched their
golden tickets and then let them onto a train.
The train ride took them to the North Pole.
They had to go past some pretty amazing scenery, but the trip wasn't too long.
They then had to exit the train and follow the tracks to enter the north pole.
They all got to choose a train and sat down for a turkey dinner and hot chocolate bar.
If they wanted to they could build a snowman and add it to the walls
Cute little snowmen
(why is there a green one?)
We had a brief program where
a couple of families danced to the
hot chocolate song
and a young man sang the song believe from the movie
train conductor read a story about Santa and Jesus
Santa visited and then we had a
very special family
show up and we all sang silent night.
Santa handed out a swirly lollipop and a bell that said,
"the bell still rings for those who truly
Hopefully it was a fun night for both the young and the old.
I know it was for me and mine.