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Episode 15: The Vine Abides

Episode 15: The Vine Abides

StoryDivine.com is experiencing technical difficulties–so enjoy this week’s podcast here! http://traffic.libsyn.com/storydivine/Episode_15_John_15.mp3 Easter 5B Casey FitzGerald tells John 15:1-11 Find the video story (along with storytelling ideas for all ages) from Acts 8:26-40 at Faith and Wonder (or just scroll down!) Come to the Festival Gathering of the Network of Biblical Storytellers this August! Find Jason Chesnut of The Slate Project HERE Tracy Radosevic, Storyteller, Dean of the Academy for Biblical Storytelling  

The Ethiopian Eunuch

The Ethiopian Eunuch

WATCH and WONDER Acts 8:26-40 as told by Casey FitzGerald   A shorter TALE This is a longer story. You might want to start out with a smaller chunk of it to learn (especially any younger storytellers out there). Consider learning only this section:  As they were going along the road, they came to some water; and the eunuch said, “Look! Water! What would keep me from being baptized?” He commanded the chariot to stop, and both of them, Philip…

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Lent/Holy Week Stories!

Lent/Holy Week Stories!

Don’t forget to tune in to the special Holy Week series at StoryDivine.com! Here are links to the first two episodes! Episode 11.1: Memory Reboot http://traffic.libsyn.com/storydivine/Episode_11.1_Memory_Recovery_Holy_Week.mp3   Episode 11.2: Not I, Lord! http://traffic.libsyn.com/storydivine/Episode_11.2_Holy_Week.mp3   More Kid Videos! Here are our final “kid telling” for Lent…as well as a few previous ones! Thanks to my fabulous church for their telling skills! 🙂 If you’re interested in doing activities around this story, check out my “Family Liturgy” post at Practicing Families. The following videos were created by…

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Nicodemus and the children: Lent 2 Stories and Stations

Nicodemus and the children: Lent 2 Stories and Stations

In case any of you are working on the RCL text this week–here are stations based on the FIRST HALF of Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus along with our kid telling! And check out Story Divine for a telling of the whole story! WATCH and WONDER Kids tell John 3:1-10, 16-17 This is a tricky story to have the kids tell–it’s hard for adults to understand! What I am learning from these experiences of putting the kids on video is that…

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Worship Stations for Lent: Part 2

Worship Stations for Lent: Part 2

Last year I posted information on our worship stations for our Wednesday night Lenten suppers…but I posted them after they occurred. This meant I could tell you about the stations, what went well, what didn’t–and you could see pictures. This year the only pictures will be borrowed from other sites that have done the projects–my own photos to be inserted later! My thanks to my colleague Patty Chamberlain and our Children’s ministry team members for brainstorming with me! One final note–as these…

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Worship Stations for Lent: Part 1

Worship Stations for Lent: Part 1

Last year I posted information on our worship stations for our Wednesday night Lenten suppers…but I posted them after they occurred. This meant I could tell you about the stations, what went well, what didn’t–and you could see pictures. This year the only pictures will be borrowed from other sites that have done the projects–my own photos to be inserted later! My thanks to my colleague Patty Chamberlain and our Children’s ministry team members for brainstorming with me! One final note–as these…

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Too strange NOT to tell: The Transfiguration

Too strange NOT to tell: The Transfiguration

Learn the story of the transfiguration, or simply watch the video and do the “Ways to Wonder” exercises near the end of the post. And be sure to check out Story Divine to hear more stories from the lectionary, along with personal storytelling prompts! WATCH and WONDER Matthew 17:1-9 The Story of the Transfiguration as told by MaryAnn McKibben Dana The transfiguration story is a strange one indeed. Many people have wondered what to make of this story. Storytelling the transfiguration…

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SNEAK PREVIEW: Story Divine

SNEAK PREVIEW: Story Divine

Get ready for Story Divine–the latest ministry from Faith and Wonder! Though the official launch of the podcast and website are a few weeks away, I wanted to give you a sneak preview. Each week will feature a biblical story (taken from the upcoming lectionary* readings for the following Sunday), as well as some reflections and personal storytelling prompts. The site is being tweaked, intro music is being created, and I am getting excited! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls… STORY DIVINE…

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Jesus Gets Baptized!

Jesus Gets Baptized!

Ready to start telling the scriptures by heart in 2015? The story of Jesus’ baptism from Mark is a wonderful place to start! A re-post from 2014… WATCH AND WONDER Hear the story of John the Baptist and Jesus as it unfolds in Mark. Watch the images–they’ll be useful as you learn to tell the story! Mark 1:1-11   WONDER WORDS A brief pitstop to help before you get to story-learning REPENTANCE The story tells us John was “proclaiming a baptism…

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