Bethlehem Walk 2016
Here you will find additional information about Bethlehem Walk,
including details about this year’s event. Below are some frequently asked
When is Bethlehem Walk in 2016?
In 2016, the dates and times for Bethlehem Walk are:
Friday, December 9 - 5:30
p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Saturday, December 10 -
4:00 p.m. to 8:25 p.m.
Sunday, December 11 - 4:00
p.m. to 7:55 p.m.
How much does Bethlehem Walk cost?
Bethlehem Walk is offered free, as a gift to the
community from our church with the assistance of other Churches.
Donations are gratefully accepted.
How can I make reservations to attend Bethlehem
Reservations for Bethlehem Walk can be made via a
link on this webpage beginning Monday, November 28, 2016.
Where is Bethlehem Walk located?
Bethlehem Walk is held at the First United Methodist
Church of Escondido.
341 S. Kalmia Street
(Corner of Kalmia & 4th) Click Here for Escondido Area Map
Escondido, CA 92025
How do I get to Bethlehem Walk?
For directions look under the "About Us" tab
at the top of this page.
How can I volunteer at Bethlehem Walk?
Email our team at email@example.com.
Indicate if you want to help with construction, as a cast member or behind the
More about this wonderful mission:
The purpose of Bethlehem Walk is to provide an idea
of life at the time of Christ's birth and bring the true spirit of Christmas to
the holiday season. Volunteers from this and other area churches portray
residents of Bethlehem and tell visitors of their work and experience living in
Bethlehem and Roman-occupied Israel.
Bethlehem Walk is a concept brought to our church by
a congregation member, Lola Brown, after experiencing a similar event at a
church on the East Coast. Lola organized a Bethlehem Walk Committee and the
First United Methodist Church of Escondido conducted its first Bethlehem Walk
in December of 1988. The Walk is offered as a Christmas gift to the community.
The committee works year-round planning and preparing
for Bethlehem Walk. Over three hundred volunteers participate in making this
event a reality, with over one hundred members participating as residents of
Bethlehem is constructed beginning the weekend prior
to the event and continuing right up to the start of the first tour on Friday
evening, completing construction and decoration. During the event, the cast is
served by a comfort station, where they can obtain warm food and beverages to
help them perform through what are frequently very chilly and sometimes very
We welcome you to return to Bethlehem Walk each year!