2021 Drive-Thru Live Nativity

FREE Nativity is Open to the Community

*CHILI & BEER CHEESE FUNDRAISER IS ON! Unfortunately, due to weather, we are going to cancel the nativity scenes due to projected high winds and rain. We will be back next year with a massive indoor walk through Bethlehem, complete with animals, sets, and volunteer actors. Please note that we are moving the beer cheese/chili fundraiser up an hour to accommodate people coming home from work. It’s a great way to pick up dinner during a busy holiday time.

Jesus is the reason for the Season. Join us for our first ever Drive-Thru Nativity event and chili/beer cheese fundraiser! All ages will enjoy this Biblical winding drive by outdoor nativity scenes and Christmas lights through our 27 acre campus. This new tradition on our campus will be a shining light for the neighborhood and local community!

Nativity Details

  • Thursday, December 16
  • Friendship Towers | 580 Greenfield Drive. Nativity begins at Entrance 5 on the Sayre Christian Village Campus.
  • MAP of Nativity Route 

Nativity will wind through the 27-acre campus, depicting 7 scenes commemorating the birth of Christ and accompanied by Christmas lights.

Chili & Beer Cheese Supper Fundraiser

Come Hungry! Purchase a ticket for a chili supper and/or beer cheese box at the start of the nativity & it will be ready for pickup as you exit!

  • $5 Chili Dinner – Hearty beef & bean chili with shredded cheddar cheese and corn muffin
  • $10 Chef Justin’s Beer Cheese Box – Fresh Veggies & Crackers, serves 4-5

Proceeds benefit the resident honor fund. Just as Mary & Joseph were searching for shelter long ago, many older adults are also searching for shelter. Our mission is to provide HOPE, HOUSING, AND HEALTHCARE to older adults throughout the Bluegrass. Donations from supporters like you help us continue our ministry.

Do I need to register online?

No, this event is completely free to the community. You will have an opportunity to purchase a ticket for chili suppers or beer cheese to go.

Can I volunteer as an individual, group, or class?

Absolutely! This community event is a great way to bond as a family, make memories as a team, and do GOOD for the community, not just Sayre Christian Village. Please reach out to Angela Mullins, Director of Campus Life Enrichment at 859-271-9000 or

Why a chili/beer cheese fundraiser?

The lack of in-person events has affected our ability to fundraise the past two year and we depend on community support, grants, and gifts from generous supporters to help bridge the gap for benevolent care and to provide for services like a full-time chaplain and award-winning life enrichment activities. We have accumulated over 2 million dollars in unbudgeted COVID expenses in the past 21 months. Sayre Christian Village is a standalone nonprofit – we don’t have ‘corporate’ to call on times of need, therefore your support means everything to us. We believe in the power of numbers through communal giving here at SCV and any amount we receive at the chili fundraiser will go straight to providing the highest quality of care for our residents.

Thank you to our sponsors and corporate volunteers:

Lynn Imaging, Monster Color, TOPS in Lexington, Central Kentucky Sign Gypsies, Belleau Wood Neighborhood Association, Glass Doctor of Lexington, The Brokerage, Always Best Care Senior Services, Houchens Insurance Group, WTVQ ABC 36, Caring Transitions, Kindred at Home, K92.9 News Talk, Bluegrass Care Navigators, WVLK News Talk, PCA Pharmacy and Sweet T Staging.

Our Mission

Our mission at Sayre Christian Village is to provide Hope, Housing and Healthcare to older adults in Lexington, Kentucky and surrounding counties. If you would like to support the ministry, but can’t attend the Drive-Thru Nativity and Chili Fundraiser or aren’t hungry that evening, consider making a donation online at a time when it will truly make an impact.



Contact Us

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