Finding a new way to tell the story of Christmas is always a challenge. This charming version with illustrations could be just what you need to share the wonder of Christmas with adults and children at a special festival service.
Paul never planned to evangelise Malta. He was there because of a storm at sea and a series of bad decisions by others; however this setback turned into an opportunity, because the story of Jesus was proclaimed on this Mediterranean Island.
Jesus is invited to a dinner party that is interrupted by an outsider who gives him the love and welcome he should have received from his host. This idea is a performance piece for an act of worship or a reflection on welcome, love and forgiveness
It's no accident that we begin each New Year by reminding ourselves of the story of Jesus being baptised in the River Jordan. This storytelling idea could be used in a all-age worship service or with a children's group at the start of the year or a term.