Episode 10 :: Whose Birthday?-5

3-A517In this episode. . .

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 JasonThoughts 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)

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

COMING next episode: The Celebration Revolution of Alexander Scrooge +  Reflections  & Real Life Experience

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

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

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 • archives@elca.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

Just Released!
WHOSE Birthday Is It, Anyway? 2013

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For SEASONAL HELPS, including links to AV and Text resources, see episode 6. 

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 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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