St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington will present a living nativity Dec. 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Church members of all ages and animals, including donkeys, goats and sheep, will participate in the event to be staged on the lawn of the church rectory.

The church's choir, directed by the Rev. Alan Murchie, will sing Christmas carols and hot mulled cider will be served.

St. John's is at 78 Green Hill Road. For more information, visit