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Posted: 01 Dec 2016 17:14
Media Types: script, creative writing
Bible Refs: Matt 2:1-12
Written By: Dave Hopwood
Lectionary Weeks: Epiphany of the Lord (Year A), Epiphany of the Lord (Year B), Epiphany of the Lord (Year C)

This is a serious monologue from the perspective of an ageing "Wise Man", looking back on his experience. It takes in the "slaughter of the innocents" which occurred under Herod, with the Wise Man reflecting on his regrets about that terrible atrocity. He then muses towards what Jesus would think...

Posted: 29 Nov 2016 14:56
Media Types: drama, script
Bible Refs: Matt 2:1-12
Written By: Dave Hopwood
Lectionary Weeks: Epiphany of the Lord (Year A), Epiphany of the Lord (Year B), Epiphany of the Lord (Year C)

This is a fun re-telling of the Wise Men story, through the lens of a rappig camel called Conan. This sketch involves one narrator and a group who illustrate the sketch with the instructions in italics. The group are quite rebellious, rather like teenagers, and the narrator often resembles a teacher...

Posted: 24 Nov 2016 14:43
Media Types: drama, script, service plan
Bible Refs: Luke 1:26-2:21, Matt 1:18
Written By: Angela Bryan

This nativity needs no rehearsal, and only a small amount of preparation. This can be advertised for everyone to come along dressed as any character from the story, and it doesn’t matter how many of each character you have (although at least one of each is helpful!): Angel, Mary, Joseph,...

Posted: 24 Nov 2016 09:32
Themes: Night, hope
Bible Refs: Rom 13:12
Written By: Gemma White
Lectionary Weeks: First Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Here is some lovely Bible typography from Gemma. We have included the plain text, and a version of it over a background. You could use our idea, or create your own in Photoshop or similar. Versions below are lo-res previews, download full versions from the...

Posted: 23 Nov 2016 16:44
Bible Refs: Rom 15:4
Written By: Gemma White
Lectionary Weeks: Second Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Here is some lovely Bible typography from Gemma. We have included the plain text, and a version of it over a background. You could use our idea, or create your own in Photoshop or similar. Versions below are lo-res previews, download full versions from the link to...

Posted: 23 Nov 2016 16:22
Themes: water
Bible Refs: Psalm 72:6
Written By: Gemma White
Lectionary Weeks: Second Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Here is some lovely Bible typography from Gemma. We have included the plain text, and a version of it over a background. You could use our idea, or create your own in Photoshop or similar. Versions below are lo-res previews, download full versions from the link above/right.

Posted: 23 Nov 2016 12:30
Bible Refs: James 5:8
Written By: Gemma White
Lectionary Weeks: Third Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Here is some lovely Bible typography from Gemma. We have included the plain text, and a version of it over a background. You could use our idea, or create your own in Photoshop or similar. Versions below are lo-res previews, download full versions from the link above/right.

Posted: 15 Nov 2016 13:37
Written By: Dave Hopwood
Lectionary Weeks: Christmas - Proper 1 (Year A), Christmas - Proper 2 (Year A), Christmas - Proper 3 (Year A)

This is a dramatic imagining of a conversation between Mary and Joseph, when they are forced to travel to Bethlehem for the census. It helps us think through the very human emotions of the experience, and also relates it to political and cultural realities, both in those times and today. Extract...

Posted: 14 Nov 2016 11:12
Bible Refs: Psalm 148
Written By: Bob Hartman
Lectionary Weeks: First Sunday after Christmas Day (Year A)

Here is a fun and active way to get all ages engaging with Psalm 148. Extract from the psalm: 1 Praise God from the heavens. (Thrust arm high, point to sky - use two arms if you want!) 2 All his angels, praise him. (Flap your angel wings.) 3 Praise him sun, (draw circle...

Posted: 09 Nov 2016 14:09
Bible Refs: Matt 1:18-25
Written By: Dave Hopwood
Lectionary Weeks: Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year A)

Here are two fun, interactive ways of telling the Christmas story, which require no rehearsals, costumes or line-learning!  "Christmas Crowd Story" is suitable for an outdoor or large event, the responses are fairly noisy, like those in a pantomime. Baby –     Divide audience in two (1&2): 1.”Gurgle, gurgle,”  2. “Howl,...

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Area 52
All Age worship songs
Below is a video Sam created for the RESOUNDworship.org Worship Songwriters Retreat 2016. It was also featured on the RESOUND Worship Songwriters Podcast, episode 17. It is relevant if you are...
Camel Rap sketch
Type: drama, script
Bible Refs: Matt 2:1-12
Scratch Nativity
Bible Refs: Luke 1:26-2:21, Matt 1:18
FINALIST: 2011 Christian New Media Awards
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