PHOTOS COURTESY OF LAUREN TELEP From left: Dorothy Zinsky, flower coordinator; Jackie Hunt, choir member; Eileen Kushner; Very Rev. Nestor Iwasiw, pastor; Cheryl Matuzewski, choir member; Marlen Zelno, church secretary; Leo Danylak, coordinator of the altar boys; Helen Pagnotti and Lauren Telep, public relations for the church.
A Nativity scene illustrates the Christmas story.
The parishioners of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Olyphant gathered for last-minute Christmas preparations including the lights, watering the poinsettias, prayer sheets, setting the manger in order and other decorations.