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The Incredibles: Three in One

Assembly Objective:

  • Why do some Christians celebrate St Patrick’s Day? This assembly explores the life of St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, considering his teaching on the Christian concept of God as Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Film:

  • The Incredibles (Disney Pixar, 2004) Certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Up: Power to Live

Assembly Objective:

  • Why do we celebrate Pentecost?  This assembly looks at this Christian festival, examining the idea of the unexpected power of the Holy Spirit demonstrated on the day of Pentecost.

Film: 

  • Up (Disney Pixar, 2009) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2: A Bully Turned Friend

Assembly Objective: 

  • Can bullies become friends? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about how to treat our enemies.

Film: 

  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013, Sony Pictures Animation) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Hugo: A Child Has To Belong Somewhere

Assembly Objective:

  • What would it be like to feel all alone in the world? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about what it means to ‘belong’.

Film:

  • Hugo (Entertainment Film Distributors, 2011) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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WALL-E: It’s the Little Things

Assembly Objective: 

  • What can we learn from the life of St. David, the patron saint of Wales? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about how little things can make a big difference. This assembly is particularly suitable for use on St. David’s Day (1 March).

Film:

  • WALL-E (Disney Pixar, 2008) certificate U. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Lego Movie: Love is all

Assembly Objective: 

  • What should we do when we worry about fitting in, being liked by people and being happy? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about the most important things in life, which can be summed up in one word: love.

Film:

  • The Lego Movie (Warner Bros, 2014, certificate U), click here to buy the DVD online.

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Frozen: Fixer-upper Families

Assembly Objective:

  • Why is it that we don’t always show love to those with whom we live most closely, in whatever form of family is our experience? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about ‘fixing-up’ our relationships by showing love to the people with whom we share our lives.

Film:

  • Frozen (Walt Disney, 2013) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Lego Movie: Part of a team

Assembly Objective:

  • How can we make the most of our lives? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching that everyone has been given abilities that they can use to serve others, and we can do so much more if we work together.

Film:

  • The Lego Movie (Warner Bros, 2014, certificate U). Click here to buy the DVD online.

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