The Christmas story will be told via social media ‘as-it-happens’ from the perspective of the Bible characters; be it Mary, Joseph, the inn keeper or the shepherds. These ‘personal’ messages could be received while working away in the office, standing in a queue at the bus stop, or picking veg at the local supermarket. Delivered via text message, Facebook, Twitter and email, anyone and everyone has a chance to take part.
Peter Kerridge, CEO of Premier Christian Media said, “The Christmas Experience will be the only way some people will hear the nativity story this Christmas. This is a new and exciting way to connect with the story and make it a part of everyday life.”
The Revd Paul Burnish, minister of
Sign up is free. Log on to www.abbeybaptistchurch.org.uk and follow the link to the Christmas Experience, or text BURNISH1 to 07797 803730. Once signed up recipients will get about three messages a day. The messages will begin on the 18th December and run until the 1st January.