This Week in Agribusiness, 2017 Christmas Special

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong celebrate the holidays with a special edition of This Week in Agribusiness including a visit to Frankenmuth, Mich. where they celebrate Christmas all year round.

Part 1

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Orion Samuelson visits St. Lorenz Lutheran Church in Frankenmuth where the mass choir sings “Go Tell it on the Mountain” and visits with Pastor Mark Brandt, Pastor about the history of the church, which is older than Frankenmuth itself.

Part 2

Jamie Johansen talks with Maria Sutorik, who tells the story of Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, which is open year-round selling Christmas decorations and more. The St. Lorenz Male Choir sings “O, Holy Night.”

Part 3

Orion Samuelson introduces Pastor Mark Brandt with the traditional reading of the Gospel of St. Luke, Chapter 2.  The full choir returns along with the congregation to sing “O Come, All Ye Faithful.”

Part 4

Orion Samuelson introduces the Treble Choir, who sing “In the Bleak Mid-Winter.”

Part 5

Jamie Johansen talks with Jonathan and Wendy Winkel, new owners of the historic and educational Grandpa Tiny’s Farm.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson talks with Dr. Scott Hyslop, Choir Director, St. Lorenz Lutheran Church who talks about the busy preparations for Christmas and the talent within their congregation. The choir returns to sing “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.”

Part 7

Jamie Johansen introduces the Silent Night Memorial Chapel, an exact replica of the original home of the hymn “Silent Night” in Oberdorf, Austria.  She gets the story on how it came to be from Wayne Bronner of Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland.

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