CHRISTMAS SEASON RELEASESRelated Resource | Podcast Series
"Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?"
Now a CD & Radio Show
The popular annual family Advent/Christmas resource "Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway?" now also comes on an audio CD, as a series of radio programs and in Spanish.
Designed for individuals, families and small groups, the booklet includes reflections, activities, a daily Advent calendar and suggestions for remembering the needy. Providing people with ideas to celebrate responsibly in this Advent-Christmas Resource, all editions of "Whose Birthday?" are available now for free at SimpleLivingWorks.org >> Archives.
The booklet also comes with an audio CD for visually impaired or for folks who prefer to listen, such as while riding in a car.
Two radio programs are now available for broadcast free of charge. "Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?" is a series of six 28-minute programs for weekends. "More-with-Less Christmas" is a series of thirty 90-second spots for weekdays, Nov. 29-Jan.7. Demos of both can be auditioned on-line at SimpleLivingWorks.org >> Archives >> Audio.
The seven new biblical reflections are by Esther Armstrong and Dale Stitt, founders of Journey into Freedom, a non-profit, ecumenical ministry.
It includes articles and worship aids for home and church.
This is Alternatives' most widely read resource. Over 2-1/2 million copies have been distributed nationwide. It's available in Spanish as "Adviento."
The calendar - "Faithful, Gentle Steps Toward a Simpler Christmas" - offers thoughts and actions for each day in Advent and the twelve days of Christmas. The calendar is also appropraite as bulletin inserts. A free copy of the popular "Ten Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas" is available upon request.
Alternatives' successor Simple living Works! provides other resources to reevaluate Christmas and to encourage simpler living all year. Contact SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com. Visit SimpleLivingWorks.org. ###
Editors: For more information and interviews, contact Gerald Iversen.
If you would like to REPRINT any of "Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?" do so under the Creative Commons attribution, non-commercial share-and-share-alike license.
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This page last updated 2 October 2013 (originally 9 September 2004)
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