on November 25
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web posted November 15, 2018
- A community-wide Christmas Holiday
kickoff will be held in Johnston the
Sunday after Thanksgiving, November
25, 4-6 p.m., in downtown Johnston.
Steve Hall, Pastor of Johnston
Church of God, is Chairing the
program again this year. The event
is co-sponsored by Johnston Church
of God and the Johnston Development
From 4-5:45 p.m. at the Municipal
Parking Lot, the annual Christmas
Tree Lighting Program will be held,
featuring performances by area
church choirs and the reading of the
Christmas Story. The Johnston
Elementary School Chorus will also
perform. The Town Christmas Tree
will be lit at the end of the
program at 6 p.m. by Johnston Mayor
Terrence Culbreath. Santa plans to
drop in between 4-5 p.m.
Local churches will sponsor games
and fun activities for children,
including a bouncy house and slide.
Refreshments will also be available.
The events are free and open to all.
The Johnston Development
Corporation, a non-profit volunteer
organization that has helped the
Town of Johnston grow in many ways
for over 30 years, works to aid the
community in areas such as economic
development, education, recreation,
historic preservation, tourism,
scientific and cultural
opportunities, and continued
promotion of Johnston.
To learn more about the Johnston
Development Corporation, visit the