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Past Conventions
and Annual Meetings

The Friends of the Creche bylaws require a meeting of the membership once/year.  In
odd-numbered years, the annual meeting is combined with a convention.  ​

Take a stroll down memory lane from our archive of past conventions and meetings!

2023 Washington, D.C.
"Joy to All People"

Based at Mayflower Hotel, blocks from the White House, we had an amazing time touring the Franciscan Monastery, National Cathedral, and more! Click here for highlights.

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2022 St. Simons Island, GA
Annual Meeting

Held at Epworth-by-the-Sea Retreat Center, participants toured Moore Methodist Museum’s Nativity collection, the highlight of which is Susan D. Waters “O Holy Night” life sized papier mache nativity.

2021 Portland, OR
"Westward Leading"

Due to Covid-19, the 2021 Convention slated for Portland, Oregon was held online.  
Click here for highlights.

2019 Santa Fe, NM
"Land of Enchanted Nativities"

2019 was a first for Friends of the Creche, we returned to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

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2017 Bethlehem, PA
"Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem"

Friends of the Creche took a deep dive into Moravian Church culture of the "Putz" in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Click here to learn more.

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2015 Houston, TX
The Hurricane Convention

The Lone Star took on a new meaning that year in Houston, Texas.  Not even the weather can stop nativity enthusiasts!
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