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Doctor Who: Dark Water: Beating Betrayal

Assembly Objective:

  • How should we respond when others betray us? This assembly (particularly suitable for Easter) explores the Bible’s account of the betrayal of Jesus and God’s plan to put things right.

Film:

  • Doctor Who: Dark Water, the episode is available on the DVD Doctor Who the Complete Eighth Series (BBC DVD 2014, certificate 12). Click here to buy the DVD online.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Staying on Track

Assembly Objective:

  • In the midst of challenges and difficulties, how do we find our path through life? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about ‘forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead’.

Film:

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Warner Bros, 2013, certificate 12). 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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Valentine’s Day: Everybody Loves Valentine’s Day

Assembly Objective: 

  • Does Valentine’s Day make you feel loved or lonely? This assembly explores the Bible’s teaching about being sensitive to the feelings of others, however we might feel ourselves.

Film: 

  • Valentine’s Day (Warner Bros, 2010, certificate 12). Click here to buy 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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