Episode 6: Whose Birthday? -1
Posted October 14, 2013on:
Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway? A radio adaptation of Alternatives’ best-known resource for Advent and Christmas. This episode features: Let’s Get Off the Christmas Roller-Coaster (by K. DiAn Kempf Jones, inspired by the book UNPLUG the Christmas Machine) + Reflections (Spanish version), an Alternative Giving letter and making a Christmas Tree-Shirt from your child/grandchild’s hand prints (see left).
COMING next episode: Whose Birthday? – 2, featuring “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” + Reflection + Real Life Experience
SEASONAL HELPS from Treasury of Celebrations: Create Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth*
Most of the following AV resources are part of this “Whose Birthday?” radio series.
- Let Jesus Come, Let Santa Go: audio workshop
- UNPLUG the Christmas Machine: Leader’s Guide (audio and text)
- The Celebration Revolution of Alexander Scrooge
- Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- Carols with Justice sing-along
- What Does Jesus Want for Christmas? (pageant)
- Let’s Get Off the Christmas Roller-Coaster (by K. DiAn Kempf Jones, inspired by the book “UNPLUG the Christmas Machine”)
- Whose Birthday? (5 of 24 editions have audio versions)
- NEW – Advent/Christmas hymns from Sing Justice! Do Justice!
More TEXT Resources
15 Christmas Packets | An assortment of Advent/Christmas Calendars| Christmas Anthologies to read alone or aloud | Christmas Campaign Kit, including Gratitude and Alternative Giving Cards | Advent/Christmas Articles Index | Spirit of Simplicity: Quotes & Art: Celebrating Advent/Christmas | Worship Alternatives: Advent/Christmas | Thematic Index: Advent/Christmas/Epiphany | Voluntary Simplicity Study/Action Guide | To Celebrate: Jan.-Feb. (catalog #6).
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