Blythefield also hosts a dinner theatre each fall which Modert also directs and many of the same volunteers participate. Each year also brings a fresh new framing of the story as it is told within the context of current events. Each year the passion story of Jesus is presented complete with hundreds of Palm branches waving on Palm Sunday, 12 disciples gathered around the table for the last supper, and the drama of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. But right alongside it is a modern narrative that features reflections on truths found in the centuries-old tale. Recent earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan — occurring after the script had been written — made the premise even more timely, Modert noted. I would like to donate Place an advertisement.

April 17, 18 and 19, with 2 p. Parental guide available at http: Please consider helping us by contributing to our publication. Many families participate together with babies, teens, parents and grandparents all lending their time and talents. The hopeful lyric inspires perseverance in dark times. The Squire is distributed through the U. Such large-scale church productions have drawn numbers well beyond regular worship crowds. Besides the expected Easter-themed music, there are also carefully chosen songs placed within the Eman story.

Many families participate together with babies, teens, parents and grandparents all lending their time and talents.

The Baphist Church has a year history of original Easter season productions, often borrowing from contemporary stories and pop culture touchstones, drawing audiences into the thousands each year. Post Office every Thursday.

Next Cruden, optimist, faces adversity with confidence, compassion. April 17, 18 and 19, with 2 p. Community Rules bluthefield to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. But most notably for Diet, they found hiding locations for Jews who were special targets of the Nazi occupiers, resulting with many of the innocents being sent to their deaths.

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The presentation combines live music with dance and acting. She has been worship ministries director at the church since Two of the more ambitious productions in West Michigan include classic and contemporary views of the events surrounding the original Easter, highlighting the death and resurrection of Jesus that are central tenets of the Christian faith. Eman is blythefieod to make a personal appearance at the end of each of the shows.

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The hopeful lyric inspires perseverance in dark times. All rights reserved About Us. Please consider helping us by contributing to our publication. Struggling survivors and volunteers question their purpose as well as the goodness of a God who would allow such tragedy.

This Broadway-style musical interlaces the contemporary lives of a newly engaged young couple, a single dad, a caring landlady, and neighbors at a community center with the Biblical passion story.

Recent earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan — occurring after hlls script had been written — made the premise even more timely, Modert noted. Such a dark story may appear bleak and without any lighter moments.

Jesus, played by Kevin Shuneson of Sparta, blesses the children. Besides the expected Easter-themed music, there are also carefully chosen songs placed within the Eman story.

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But right alongside it is a modern narrative that features reflections on truths found in the centuries-old tale.

It takes over volunteers working as a team to offer this event to the community.

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Blythefield, Daybreak churches mark Easter with extravagant fine arts performances

It reaches thousands across West Michigan. Directed by Vicki Modert. Counselor weathers storms, offers hope Christians In Business: Parental guide available at http: