On behalf of Bardsdale United Methodist Church WE THANK HEATHER SWETMAN, ALISA MITCHEL, SANTA, CAROLYN DIAZ, DON & GINNI GRAINGER AND HELEN LIDAMORE AND DAUGHTER MELINDA AND MANY OTHERS FOR WHAT YOU DID TO MAKE SANTA BREAKFAST AND CAROLING SUCH A PHENOMENAL EVENT for everyone who attended. INCLUDING SANTA 53 IN ALL ATTENDED!!! That’s more than we’ve ever had because Heather and Alisa contacted their friends and families to come! Heather, your casseroles, hash browns and sausages were delicious. I think almost everyone had seconds! Carolyn thank you for bringing two big containers of orange juice and milk.
Alisa, I remember you started the Santa Breakfast years ago in your home until it got too big. Then you asked if BUMC could host it and we have continued to for years. Thank you for practicing Christmas songs with the kids while Santa took a child or children on his lap for photos and then asked each child “what do you want for Christmas?” Thank you Heather for taking all those photos!!!
After Santa left we had 5 vehicles go to Don and Ginni Grainger’s home with their outdoor fire going. We sang about 8 songs using the Christmas Songs books! Joyous singing. When done we thanked them for the bags of “food” each child received! Then all of us went to Helen Lidamore’s and Melinda’s home. In spite of the wind everyone sang well once again! As we left Helen and Malinda thanked everyone for coming and gave each child a tangerine!
MEMORIES MANY CHILDREN AND ADULTS WON’T FORGET!
WE WISH YOU ALL A MERRY CHRISTMAS!! Grandma Sharon