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Entries in this category explore the lighter side of ministry with youth. Can we laugh about it? Sure we can!

Incredible Edible…Nativities!

This week’s theme – Food! For this and other ironic choices (nativity made of …. pork?) visit the Humour Pages        

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Om Nom Nomelluia – Edible Nativities

Fasten your seatbelt…there’s a LOT of them.   And, I thought I had uncovered all the pork-based nativities…I was wrong! Last year’s pork based nativity (with sauerkraut…)                           … Continue reading

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Extraordinary nativities 2011, continued

Scanning the options of Nativities made out of Food, Nativities made out of (un)natural materials, and Nativities Featuring Unusual Characters, I think we’ll go for the latter this week… Read on!   “And suddenly there was with the angel Ezwebbusinessbuilder2 … Continue reading

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Kitschmas is coming

We will rock you   They couldn’t find the LIttle Drummer Boy, so they sent the Big Bagpipe Man instead   Unlikely places to have a baby – In a cob of corn…               … Continue reading

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What Child is THIS? The return of the tacky nativities

This feature first appeared during Advent on ‘generation’ in 2006, and we have featured a few extraordinary nativities in past years (such as, manger scene made out of butter, cupcake creche, and the truly remarkable bacon, sausage and sauerkraut nativity). … Continue reading

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Hallelujah from the North

There have been a lot of videos very similar to this done by static choirs with signs.  This one is fantastic, because it uses scenes from around the community of Quinhagak, Alaska where it was filmed, and probably a significant … Continue reading

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How to get young people in church

From “the owls & the angels” blog, by Tamie Fields Harkins (Arizona). …When I was an Episcopal chaplain–for four years–all the time people in the church would ask me, “Why don’t young people come to church?” or “How do we … Continue reading

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Straight Outta Compline

Written by Anglican Kyle “DJ Cranmer” Wagner (PEI), and Lutheran Peter “Via Media” Reinhardt (BC), this awesome rap was professionally (!??) produced on a macbook. Written, recorded, video filmed and produced at the Ask & Imagine May 2009 program at … Continue reading

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Drive-Thru Church

If you don’t like your church sometimes, just go to the drive-thru and have one made to order…   httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4QFKS4LzS4&feature=related zp8497586rq

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Jesus said “feed my sheep”…or, dress them up in LEDs and…

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2FX9rviEhw Sheep art.  Clever s write essay for me heep dogs and shepherds who have a whole pile of time on their hands! zp8497586rq

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