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Capture the Flag: Where is God?

Assembly Objective:

  • Where is God? This assembly explores what the Bible teaches about God: his transcendence (the belief that God exists beyond the world that we know and experience) and immanence (the belief that God exists within the world that we know and experience).

Film:

  • Capture the Flag (Paramount Pictures, certificate PG), click here to buy the DVD online.

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Snoopy and Charlie Brown: the Peanuts Movie: Identity

Assembly Objective:

  • Who am I? This assembly explores the issue of identity and considers what the Bible teaches about God’s care for us as individuals.

Film:

  • Snoopy and Charlie Brown: the Peanuts Movie (Blue Sky, 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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The Good Dinosaur: Overcoming Fear

Assembly Objective:

  • How can we overcome our fears? This assembly explores the biblical story of how the first Christians overcame their fears at Pentecost.

Film:

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

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Antz: The Lord’s Prayer: What to pray

Assembly Objective: 

  • What can I do when I feel insignificant? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching that God cares about every aspect of our lives.

Film: 

  • Antz (DreamWorks, 1998) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World: Mum’s the Word

Assembly Objective: 

  • How can we show members of our family how important they are. This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about loving people, even when we find them difficult. (Particularly suitable for Mother’s Day.)

Film: 

  • Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World (Entertainment, 2011) certificate PG. Click here to buy the DVD online.

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Despicable Me 2: Share the love

Assembly Objective:

  • Why do emotions such as fear or happiness spread so readily? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about sharing love. (Particularly suitable for Valentine’s Day).

Film:

  • Despicable Me 2 (Universal, 2013) 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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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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