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Trolls: Where Does Happiness Come From?

Assembly Objective:

  • Where does happiness come from? This assembly explores what the Bible teaches about the ultimate source of happiness and links the theme of Trolls to the story of Pentecost.

Film:

  • Trolls (Walt Disney Studios, 2016) certificate U, click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Good Dinosaur: What Makes a Family?

Assembly Objective:

  • What makes a family? There are many different types. This assembly explores the biblical description of the early Church to introduce the idea of Christianity as a worldwide, wholly inclusive, family.

Film:

  • The Good Dinosaur (Pixar, 2015, certificate PG), click here to buy the DVD online.

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Mater and the Ghostlight: Year Round Fools

Assembly Objective:

  • Is it good or bad to be a fool? Particularly suitable for use on April Fool’s Day, this assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about doing good things that may appear foolish to others.

Film: 

  • Mater and the Ghostlight (found on the Pixar Short Films Collection, Disney Pixar, 2006) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Taking a Stand

Assembly Objective:

  • Why should we stand up for the rights of other people? This assembly marks Saint George’s Day by inviting pupils to consider his courageous acts (both mythical and factual).

Film: 

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Twentieth Century Fox, 2010). Click here to buy a copy of the DVD online.

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Rise of the Guardians: Scared Silly

Assembly Objective: 

  • Is there something greater than all evil? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about never needing to feel afraid. (Particularly suitable for Halloween.)

Film: 

  • Rise of the Guardians (DreamWorks, 2013) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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