Do you see what I see?

Are you looking for some media or video clips for your Advent and Christmas events or church services? Here are some options to get you started. Some of them are Youtube clips, others are free to download and use. 

Learn more about the Shepherds who feature in the Christmas account. 
This video series 'Drive Thru History' is well worth a watch, for giving you background information, as well as for playing in a church or community service:

The Mystery of the Noisy Neighbour:
From the Bible Society UK. Show this free animation in your church services, children's programmes and community events. Suited for a young audience. Discover who Jesus really is... Emmanuel, Rescuer and King. Click here to find out more and download.

The Bible Project: The Birth of Jesus - Gospel of Luke Ch. 1-2:
If you are looking for an excellent series of clips digging deep into the Bible, these are great! Use them as study material for your Sunday School team or volunteers, before exploring the story with children. Check out this one on the birth of Jesus.

He Came:
This short (1:40mins long) little clip is great for church and community settings. Simple words accompanied by music. 

Max7 The Christmas Story:
What is great about these clips is that the narration is straight from the CEV version of the Bible. Free to download and use. There is one clip that has the whole story, or three separate clips to tell the stories of: Jesus' birth, the shepherds, and the wise men. Click here to find out more and download. 

Christmas according to kids - Southland Christian Church:
What happens when you ask a bunch of kids to tell the story of Christmas? Enjoy this story of Bethle-ha-ha-ham and the magical star that appeared. This is a great option for a community carol evening. It has just the right amount of humour. 

From Aotearoa!
This video from St Paul's has been around for a while, but it is wonderful. 

Let us know if you have any great suggestions to add to our list!


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