At Streets of Bethlehem, the Discovery Land Children's area is transformed into a live walk-through experience of what Bethlehem was like when Jesus was born. It takes our whole church family to make the Streets of Bethlehem experience come to life. There is a huge variety of roles available – if you’re ready to serve, we have something for you!


Females age 13 and up; 2-hour shifts assigned for Dec 19-22nd

Those who volunteer as dancers will perform a rehearsed group-style dance in the Streets of Bethlehem area throughout the night. This is consistently one of our guests' favorite elements of the event!

Dancers must register in July and attend at least 2 workshops. No previous dance experience required. Dates and details found in the registration.

Act/ Wear a Costume

Adults or children of all ages; 2-hour shifts available during Streets Dec 19-22nd

Spend a few hours walking around the Discovery Land area as one of the people Mary and Joseph might have encountered in Bethlehem. Roles include Bethlehem resident, Roman guard, market vendors, and more. No previous acting experience required!

Costumed volunteers must attend training on the evening of December 8th.  Registration for actors/costumed volunteers will open this summer.



Adults or children age 12 and up; shifts available Dec 15-17 and Dec 23rd

Many hands make light work! Sign up for one of our group setup/clean up times, and have a blast creating or taking down the Streets of Bethlehem scenery. Additional setup and cleanup projects may be required; contact Jenny at [email protected] for more information.

Registration for setup and clean-up shifts will become available this fall.


Adults or children age 12 and up; Shifts available during Streets Dec 19-22nd

Lend a hand behind the scenes to make Streets of Bethlehem stand out. Roles include greeters, cookie distributers, line management and more.

Registration for general support roles will become available this fall.

help from home

Opportunities available July-December

There are multiple help-from-home tasks that go into Streets. Keep checking this page for more opportunities, or email Jenny at [email protected] if you'd like to help from home!