Legendary story of WWII escape coming to Nowthen

Corrie ten Boom and her courageous Dutch Christian family helped hundreds of Jewish people escape the Nazi occupation of Holland during World War II. A captivating retelling of that legendary story takes place March 20 at Nowthen Alliance Church.

Professional storyteller Pati Kachel portrays Corrie ten Boom, telling the Dutch Holocaust survivor’s story of courage during a March 20 dramatization at Nowthen Alliance Church. Submitted photo

Professional storyteller Pati Kachel portrays Corrie ten Boom, telling the Dutch Holocaust survivor’s story of courage during a March 20 dramatization at Nowthen Alliance Church. Submitted photo

Professional storyteller Pati Kachel authentically portrays ten Boom during the 7 p.m. performance.

Recounting “The Hiding Place,” Kachel – dressed in costume and speaking with a Dutch accent – transforms herself and authentically portrays ten Boom.

Listeners will hear the remarkable story and witness the wisdom and insight of ten Boom’s message of God’s love, hope and forgiveness.

A question and answer session will follow the 75-minute one-woman dramatization. The performance is open to the public; admission is free, however, a freewill offering will be received.

Nowthen Alliance Church is located at 19653 Nowthen Blvd. NW, Nowthen. For more information call 763-441-1600 or 763-753-1267.

Sue Austreng is at sue.austreng@ecm-inc.com

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