Knitted Bible Launch Evening

Home » News » Knitted Bible Launch Evening
launch event - 4
launch event - 1
launch event - 3

A wonderful entertaining evening was a good start to the "knitted bible"event at Emmanuel. The 33 bible scenes around the room gave plenty of food for thought and are well worth a visit.

The evening opened with the Circuit choir "Joyful noise"(;not news) telling us how the stories from the Bible brought music to the air before Bob Hartman launched into his non stop story telling marathon.

Anyone who expected to sit back and listen to a story would have been disappointed as Bob encouraged us to join him as chickens, elephants, flowers and trees while seeking "volunteers"to portray Adam and Eve and the twinkling stars. The highlight of the evening, for me, however was his telling of the wise and foolish men building their houses. While Alec Olsen perfected his constipated rock impression, Cameron 'shifty' Stirk did his best impression of shifting sand while both were soaked by raining Rochnia.

Repetition, rhyme and interaction made sure that no two stories were the same making this a lively evening for all ages.

You may also be interested in

Victorian Tea Party Buckley
Webteam: Wed 14 Aug 1:17pm

Celebrating 150 Years of Methodism at BuckleyThis year we have been celebrating our 150th anniversary at Buckley.Back in 1869 our first Chapel building, the one we now call our schoolroom, was opened. Originally the building consisted of just one room with 5 windows and a door. Mr Henry Lodge was the man who gave the land and also helped financially to enable the project to go ahead in what...

Jennys Field 2019 (9)
Webteam: Wed 24 Jul 12:54pm

On Sunday 14th July the Circuit gathered for our Annual Summer Celebration. We met at Jenny's Field and began by celebrating the story of Pentecost through the musical "Saints Alive" written by Roger Jones. Towards the end of the presentation the the bread and wine was blessed for Communion which was the taken to the Still Centre to be available throughout the day as people felt...

New Hope Tea Party 2019
Webteam: Wed 10 Jul 3:25pm

Members of New Hope enjoying tea and birthday cake to celebrate Raymond Horsley's 90th...