Episode 9 :: Whose Birthday?-4

967-Nativity OrnamentIn this episode. . .

Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway? A radio adaptation of Alternatives’ best-known resource for Advent and Christmas. This episode features:  10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas + Reflections by Esther Armstrong + The Search for Meaning: Beyond a Commercialized World by Christine Sine

To LISTEN, click the player at the top or the bottom. For previous episodes, see the list at the bottom of these notes.

COMING next episode: Thoughts While NOT Listening to the Christmas Story + Reflection + Real Life Experience

Mentions in this episode:

10 Tips for Simpler, More Meaningful Easter | Celebrations | SPANISH: 10 puntas

Share Simple Living with Home Decorations

The Christmas Game

10 Free, Fun Things to Do with Your Family at Christmas

Carols with Justice TEXT  + Sing-along (text and audio)

Consumo Must Go! (skit)

What Does JESUS Want for Christmas?

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Some of our resources have MEDIA RELEASES and BLOG POSTS that will help you recruit helpers for an event/activity. Then use them in newsletters, web sites, email blasts, etc. to bring people to the activity/event. Media Release Index

For SEASONAL HELPS, including links to AV and Text resources, see episode 6. NEW – Advent/Christmas music from Sing Justice! Do Justice!

SEASONAL HELPS from *Treasury of Celebrations: Create Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth – September-December | ADVENT | CHRISTMAS

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In episode 10, I continue the six-part adaptation of the well-known “Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?” which includes several of Alternatives’ audio shorts.

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To access individual previous episodes: #1: Getting Acquainted | #2: 5 Life Standards | #3: Saga of Simply Enough | #4: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle-1 | #5: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle-2 | #6: Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?-1 | #7: Whose Birthday?-2 | #8: Whose Birthday?-3 (of 6)

Peace, Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist

Click ABOUT for Music and Cover Art Credits. Guest Voices: Rita, Angela and Pete Iversen; Melinda Zobel [post #219]. Carols with Justice: Jill Miller, soprano; DeeEtta Riley, keyboard. The Whose Birthday? radio series, originally produced by Peter Iversen, has been slightly edited to remove dated information. GRAPHIC: Nativity Ornament from Worship Alternatives: Art #967.

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