St. John Youth & Families Ministry
Faith Formation for Youth & Families
Christmas Program Details
We are excited to work with you to create the first ever
Sunday School Online Christmas Program.
All of the information you need is on this page.
If you have any questions, email Dawn MacGregor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember that we are telling the story of God's Greatest Gift, Jesus. We want you to have fun and enjoy creating your videos. Perfection is not required!! As long as we can hear and see you, it's a keeper!
Schedule - Everyone
Monday, November 30 - Receive parts & information
Tuesday, December 1 - Sunday, December 13 - Video recording
ZOOM GROUPS ONLY
Tuesday., December 1st - Sunday December 7th - on your own: go over lines, gather costume & props
Monday, December 8th - Sunday December 13th - Zoom: scheduled recording sessions with Dawn
Sunday, December 13th - All videos are due
Monday, December 14 - Wednesday, December 16 - Editing
Sunday, December 20th - Facebook Watch Party at 7pm
Schedule - Recording Sessions
Family Home Videos
Families will record between December 1st - 13th on their own. Look at the Video Recording & Tech Tips before you start. Please email your finished video on or before December 13th to email@example.com.
Everyone Else Records on Zoom
Parents received role information, script and Doodle Zoom scheduling invitation on Nov. 30th. We will rehearse & record in one 90 min. Zoom Session. Thanks for your flexibility as we work in this new medium!
Please use this checklist before logging on to the Zoom Session:
Test Device camera and mic
Install Zoom app on device through your app store
Device is plugged in
Device on a stable, flat surface and not hand held
Child/ren has used bathroom, had a snack and drink
Child/ren is in costume
Child/ren is in a quiet space with good lighting. Do not sit in front of a window or fireplace.
Child/ren is seated comfortably
Child/ren has script
All props within arms reach
Cast Members & Scenes
2 Narrators - All Scenes
Gabriel, Mary, Joseph - Scene 1, Scene 3
Mary, Joseph, Donkey - Scene 2
Stars, Magi - Scene 5
Zoom Recording Date & Time
Cast & Costumes
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help with your costuming. We have a lot of people who can help with ideas and suggestions. Keep in mind we really want you to use what you have on hand at home. There is no need to purchase anything in person or online.