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"When Jesus Came" is a poem for Christmas by Audrey Hogan and was first published in the Parish magazine for Padgate team ministry under her previous name as Audrey King. 


When Jesus came, the oxen in the stable lowed,
And straw in a manger bed awaited him,
Crowds came to the town of Bethlehem,
And shepherds waited in the fields,
When Jesus came!

And sinners old and sinners young, waited,
Some in pain and sorrow some in joy,
Stars in the firmament shone bright,
While wise men searched the sky for a sign,
When Jesus came!

And Mary tarried with husband Joseph,
As her time for birth approached,
And only the stable..........


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