St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington presents its much-loved annual Living Nativity Christmas Pageant on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. The cast features parishioners in the traditional roles of Mary, Joseph and the Wise Men, together with shepherds and angels of all ages. The manger tableau includes live goats, sheep and a pony. The event is staged on the Rectory lawn, just opposite the Village Green on Route 47. The church’s celebrated choir will lead caroling around the manger. Donuts and hot mulled cider will be served. Admission is free and open to all.

St. John’s is located at 78 Green Hill Road in Washington. For more information, visit the church’s website,, call 860 868-2527 or contact the Parish Office via email at