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Christmas in the Barn

Erica Dischino / Tribune Ellie Bowen, dressed as Mary, is part of the live nativity presented Christmas morning in a barn at Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s farm in Svea. The service was presented by Svea Lutheran Church.1 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune People were not the only attendees at the Svea Lutheran Church service Monday. Trinity Saunders pets Ace, the horse, at Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea.2 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune Sisters Madison and Ellie Bowen sing during the Svea Lutheran Church service Monday held at Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea.3 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune One-year-old Henry Moenkedick sits in the hay during the Svea Lutheran Church service Monday held in Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea.4 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune Kari Staden, from left, Cole Christopher, Jordan Gatewood, Gene Gatewood and Pastor Erik Rundquist prepare for the service to start in Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea Monday during a Svea Lutheran Church service.5 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune Blake Bowen, dressed as a king, blows his frozen breathe at the Svea Lutheran Church service Monday held in Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea.6 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune Pastor Erik Rundquist smiles while speaking at the Svea Lutheran Church service Monday held in Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea.7 / 8
Erica Dischino / Tribune Pastor Erik Rundquist speaks while the church service attendees keep warm at the Svea Lutheran Church service Monday held in Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt’s barn in Svea.8 / 8

WILLMAR — Christmas morning church service was held in Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt's barn in Svea Monday, featuring a live nativity scene presented by Svea Lutheran Church.

People were not the only attendees - horses, sheep and dogs were there as well. The service also included singing and hot food after the service.

Erica Dischino

Erica Dischino is the photographer for the West Central Tribune. Hailing from northern New Jersey, she graduated from Ithaca College in central New York with a bachelors in Journalism and Photography. Follow her on Instagram.

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