Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway? part 5 – a radio adaptation of Alternatives’ best-known resource for Advent and Christmas. This episode features:
The Story of Jason + Thoughts While NOT Listening to the Christmas Story + Carols with Justice: New versions of Once in Royal David’s City, Silent Night + Reflections + Real Life Experiences (Spanish version)
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MENTIONS in this episode:
Till Justice is Done: A true story in search of the truth – by Diana Eiranova Kyle
Alternatives’ SPANISH resources for Advent/Christmas, Lent/Easter, weddings
Earth Mama’s new music CD A Sense of Place
Hard copies of Alternatives’ resources — paper, CD, DVD — will be available soon at nominal cost from ELCA Archives (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), 321 Bonnie Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 • (847) 690-9410 • firstname.lastname@example.org • 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F. An appointment in advance of visit is advised. NOTE: This is not the ELCA headquarters bldg.
MENTIONS in recent episode:
Share Simple Living with Home Decorations | The Christmas Game | 10 Free, Fun Things to Do with Your Family at Christmas | 10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas | The Search for Meaning: Beyond a Commercialized World by Christine Sine | Consumo Must Go! (skit) | What Does JESUS Want for Christmas? | Advent/Christmas music from Sing Justice! Do Justice!
Carols with Justice TEXT + Sing-along (text and audio) – New Versions of Away in a Manger, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, Angels from the Realms of Glory, What Child Is This, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, others
WHOSE Birthday Is It, Anyway? 2013
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In episode 11, I conclude the six-part adaptation of the well-known “Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?” which includes several of Alternatives’ audio shorts.
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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: Whose Birthday? from Spirit of Simplicity: Quotes and Art for Simpler Living and Global Justice: Chap. 3: Celebrating Advent & Christmas #517
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