(def.) FROM THE FIRST TO THE THIRD DAY – Is our 2021 Easter wknd. gatherings. The FIRST DAY is our Good Friday service. TheSECOND DAY is our night of creative testimonies (see below). The THIRD DAY is our Easter Sunday services.

(4/2) FIRST DAY Good Friday Service (6:30 PM) @ DTLA/Little Tokyo JEMS parking lot (map)

(4/3) SECOND DAY Testimonies Night (6:30 PM) @ DTLA/Little Tokyo JEMS parking lot (map)

(4/4) THIRD DAY Easter Service (10 AM) @ DTLA/Little Tokyo JEMS parking lot (map) + baptism service (2 PM) @ the Belmont Shore beach area of Long Beach (map

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The FIRST DAY is Good Friday, a day of the loss, sacrifice and the atonement of Jesus on the cross. The THIRD DAY is Easter, the day of resurrection of our Lord and the possibilities of new life He offers. The SECOND DAY – the day between Good Friday and Easter – wanders through the spaces between doubt/struggle/questioning/failure in the journey of the Christian faith. It is a night of creative real life testimonies that explores the themes of the SECOND DAY of Easter weekend.

SECOND DAY explores what faith looks like when you are faced with uncertainty. This night will showcase the real life stories and struggles of people whose lives have been ruined, challenged and found in Jesus Christ.

SECOND DAY PROJECT GUIDELINES: Each participant will have 3 – 7 min. to share a “creative testimony” of how you have lived by faith amidst the themes (doubt/struggle/questioning/failure) of the SECOND DAY of Easter weekend. The creative testimony must be both a.) creative and b.) real life testimony i.e. it must use an original creative vehicle (ex. spoken word/fashion/graphic arts/dance/music/vid/photography/etc.) that helps convey a real life theme/story of the person presenting. Within the 3 – 7 min. time frame, the presenter should combine a.) one part creative expression of their chosen theme, b.) one scripture and c.) one part verbal explanation of their theme.

Process:

#1.) chose a SECOND DAY theme (doubt/struggle/questioning/failure) that best relates to the story you want to tell from your life and your journey with Jesus.

#2.) select a scripture that explains your theme.

#3.) identify a creative vehicle to express your theme.

#4.) determine how you will best express creatively your theme v.s. verbally explain your message within the 3 – 7 min. timeframe.

#5.) communicate your chosen theme/creative vehicle to cynthia@citybible.church as soon as you have decided

#6.) (note: non-live submissions under the project guidelines will also be accepted and be displayed the night of as an alternative option)

DATE: SAT. APR. 3rd  

TIME: 6:30 PM

PLACE: DTLA/Little Tokyo JEMS parking lot (map)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: THURS, APR. 1st

CONTACT: cynthia@citybible.church