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Fellowship Group To Give 'Maji' Play

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Play Being Presented In Church


Rehearsing a scene from “The Journey Of

The Three Kings” are Patricia Rector, por-

traying the Ox; Elizabeth Rupert as Mary;

Greg Miller as Joseph, and John Gould, por-

traying the Ass. Jennifer Cowing is cast as

the Baby Jesus. Kneeling (from left) are

Richard Goodwin, Casper; Kenneth Cowing,

Melchior; and Rick Oliver, Balthazar. Cast

members made the 14 animal heads used in

the play.

Fellowship Group

To Give ‘Maji’ Play

The Senior High Methodist

Youth Fellowship and the

Drama Committee of the First

Methodist Church will present

the Epiphany drama “The Jour-

ney of the Three Kings” Friday

at 7:30 p.m.

The one-night free public per-

formance will be presented in

the sanctuary of the First

Methodist Church at 120 S. State.

Written by French playwright

Henri Gheon, “The Journey

of the Three Kings” depicts the

journey of the Magi as they

search for the Christ-child.

Much of the drama centers

around the experiences of the

Wise Men as they encounter and

refuse to worship the tyrannical,

egocentric ruler. Herod.

Thirty-two youths from the

church appear in the play, di-

rected by Miss Janet Larevsky.

Original animal costumes and

heads used in the play were

designed by Garry Kell and

Miss Vergil Slee and made by

 the cast members.

Mrs. John Wagner is coor-

dinator of the production, and

Mrs. Margaret Langer is stage

manager. Miss Katherine Strand

directed the costume - design-

ing staff, and Mrs. Stuart Ab-

bey, Miss Linda Kell and Miss

Joan King supervised the chore-