6-8 p.m. – Sardis United Methodist Church presents the story of the first Christmas depicted with live actors and animals on the front lawn of the church. Christmas carols played and sung in the historic sanctuary. Kids are invited to get up close and personal with the animals in between performances. Free refreshments. Open to the community. Live Nativity also on display Sunday, Dec. 9, 6-8 p.m. 3725 Powers Ferry Rd., Atlanta, 30342. Go to: www.sardischurch.com, call 404-237-6060 or email: terrihintonevans@gmail.com or pastor@sardischurch.com with questions.