Campaign to remember Christmas Story

Launch of Christmas starts with Christ campaign at St Paul's Church, Lincoln Road EMN-151126-163206009
Launch of Christmas starts with Christ campaign at St Paul's Church, Lincoln Road EMN-151126-163206009
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Peterborough vicars are urging residents to remember the Christmas Story over the festive period.

Fast, funny radio ads, featuring the Nativity story as a football match and horse race, will air on Heart Radio during December as part of a “Christmas Starts With Christ” campaign.

There will also be banners and posters across Peterborough encouraging residents to visit their local church over Christmas.

Campaign organiser Steven Pettican said: “With 51 per cent of people saying Jesus isn’t relevant to Christmas, Peterborough churches reckon it’s time for a change.

“ We want to remind people of the original Christmas and best Christmas present - the one that doesn’t ruin your credit card balance, but could still change your life.”

A website has also been set up, which includes information about the campaign, including about carol services and other events.

For more information visit www.acrosspeterborough.org.uk