Listen to all six WHOSE Birthday? episodes during the 12 Days of Christmas, from Christmas Day to Epiphany Day — privately or with your family.
In this episode. . .
Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway? part 6 – a radio adaptation of Alternatives’ best-known resource for Advent and Christmas. This episode features:
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This Advent and Christmas Resource for Families, Individuals and Churches is for your personal inspiration, community education and sharing. This online-only edition for 2013 is a work-in-progress. You can still submit ART or an ARTICLE.
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Table of Contents
Reflections & Activities
- What Happened to Christmas?
- Why a Simpler Christmas?
- Weekly Family Time: How to Use These Reflections & Activities
- Top 10 Uses of Whose Birthday?
- Going Beyond Whose Birthday?
- Alternative Giving
- Advent Conspiracy
- Mustard Seed Associates (GodSpace)
Advent/Christmas music from Sing Justice! Do Justice!
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 episodes:
The Story of Jason + Thoughts While NOT Listening to the Christmas Story +10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas + The Search for Meaning: Beyond a Commercialized World by Christine Sine + Share Simple Living with Home Decorations + The Christmas Game + 10 Free, Fun Family Things to Do at Christmas + Carols with Justice TEXT + Sing-along (text and audio) + Consumo Must Go! (skit) + What Does JESUS Want for Christmas?
For SEASONAL HELPS, including links to AV and Text resources, see episode 6.
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Peace, Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist
Click ABOUT for Music and Cover Art Credits. Guest Voice: Rita Iversen. Carols with Justice: Jill Miller, vocals; DeeEtta Riley, keyboard. The Whose Birthday? radio series, originally produced by Peter Iversen, has been slightly edited to remove dated information.
*GRAPHIC: Celebration Revolution of Alexander Scrooge, Executive Producer, Bob Kochtitzky, founder of Alternatives
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*Treasury of Celebrations: published by Northstone, a division of Wood Lake Publications, BC, Canada, best known for its Seasons of the Spirit curriculum.