Updated: 6 days ago
hristmas is coming! The birth of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ resonates with individuals no matter their mark in life or status in life.
Nowhere is that more evident than in 1945, Algona, Iowa, where six German World War II Prisoners of War (POW) created 65 life-size Nativity figures made of cement on wooden frames.
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Joanne interviews Marv Chickering about this fascinating story and one-of-a-kind scene, handcrafted by the POWs. Marv also explains the filming for the nationally-syndicated movie entitled "Silent Night in Algona."
The movie will be released on December 9, 2022. Click here for movie details.
Click here to watch the 2020 YouTube video featuring Marv Chickering.
This Faith In Action episode originally aired in December 2021.