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Communications Ministry offers Advent resources


The Communications Ministry maintains a library of DVDs available for loan to churches. A variety of titles are available on topics such as Christmas, Lent, John Wesley and books of the Bible. There are also materials available that are suitable for children.
A Different kind of Christmas
Published Nov. 28, 2017
Mike Slaughter inspires viewers to approach Christmas differently and be transformed in the process. About 69 minutes, with guides for children, youth and adults.


Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph
Published Oct. 23, 2017
Four videos featuring Adam Hamilton teaching about Joseph and what we as Christians can learn from him. The videos when combined with the book and leader guide, provide an engaging 4-week group study. Åbout 42 minutes.


Because of Bethlehem/He Chose the Nails
Published Sept. 1, 2016
Two-disc set for Advent and Lent by Max Lucado. Study guides are available for each title.


Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem
Published Oct. 13, 2015
Imagine Jesus from Mary’s point of view – proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. This DVD is meant for group use along with Adam Hamilton’s book of the same name. DVD contains five videos of about 10 minutes each. 1 copy of DVD, Leaders Guide, Youth Leader Guide, Youth Study Guide


Sent: Delivering the Gift of Hope at Christmas
Published Oct. 13, 2015
Dynamic pastor Jorge Acevedo leads a five-week journey to discover how, where, and why we are sent. Joining him on the journey are four young clergy who challenge us through story, art, and Bible study. DVD contains five video sessions for small group use, less than 10 minutes each. Comes with leader guide, youth study book and children’s leader guide.


The Journey
Published Jan. 22, 2015
Take your group on a journey with Adam Hamilton as he travels on video from Nazareth to Bethlehem in this fascinating look at the birth of Jesus Christ. This 5-session DVD was filmed on location in the Holy Land and is an essential companion resource to the (included) book “The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem.” Hamilton is senior pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan.


The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem
Published Oct. 1, 2014
By Rev. Adam Hamilton, with leader’s guide and hardback book. Journey with Hamilton as he travels from Nazareth to Bethlehem. As he did with Jesus’ crucifixion in “24 Hours That Changed the World,” Hamilton once again approaches a world-changing event with thoughtfulness. Using historical information, archaeological data, and Hamilton’s personal look at some of the stories, Jesus’ birth will become more real as you walk this road alongside this United Methodist pastor.


The Nativity Story
Published Oct. 1, 2014
This 2006 feature film stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Mary and Oscar Isaac as Joseph. Follow the drama that focuses on the period in their lives when they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

Materials may be checked out in person or you may contact Tabitha Beckman at tbeckman@okumc.org or at 405-530-2075 for assistance. View the list of resources online at www.okumc.org/dvd_library.


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