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“The Knitted Bible is the
loveltest thing I have
ever seen”
(from one of our fans, in
our comments book)
.
THE KNITTED BIBLE
33 scenes from the Creation to the Resurrection, lovingly created into a 30
table exhibition by St Geo...
In 2012 we borrowed ‘the
Knitted Bible’ from St George’s
URC in Hartlepool.
We organised local primary
schools to see the ...
St Andrew's United ReformedChurch
(corner of Laitwood & Cavendish Roads, Balham)
PRESENTS
THE KNITTED BIBLE
bigger and bet...
In 2013 we knitted some more
stories of our own and in the
next two years a craft group
developed who created our own
‘Kni...
They are njoyed…
…by all ages
“I’m amazed at what I see,
it touches me and helps me
larn”
The stories are written on
‘paddles’ in simple,
straightforward language
“I just love the Knitted Bible
– I wish I could stay all
day”
“I loved the part when
Jesus died then came
back”
“I found some of the Jewish
stories!”
Look – Moses!
In 2014 we added:
The crossing of the Red Sea,
with Egyptians, horses and
chariots….
and ‘rabble”
“I like Escape from Egypt
because its cool”
In 2015 we made the Sermon on
the Mount, with the lost coin,
lost sheep and lost son stories.
“I knew that god didn’t give up even
tho it was only one sheep”.
“A very interesting exhibiton
that had us all asking lots of
questions and wanting to find
out more!”
Henry Cavendish Prim...
“I liked when Josph had a bayby”
“I like Adam and Eve in
the Garden. This is like I
am exsploring the world.”
“I think the knitted bible is
Fantastic, Even thoug it’s my 4th
time. I’m looking forward to next
year!!!”
“What an exstrodaniary
Exhibition, it is so fun to look at
an to learn things from it…
p.S Thank you for my badge”
Next year we are planning the
overturning of the tables in the
Temple, with 100 flying
pigeons,
and the Pool of Bethesda, ...
What the Knitted Bible has done for us
• The local community know us
• Children (and parents) been
introduced to Bible sto...
• A new craft group’s been created
• It’s a resource for other churches
• You’re never short of visual aids
for a children...
So it’s goodbye from him…
…and them
“The Knitted Bible is the
loveltest thing I have
ever seen”
The Knitted Bible Project
The Knitted Bible Project
The Knitted Bible Project
The Knitted Bible Project
The Knitted Bible Project
The Knitted Bible Project
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The Knitted Bible Project

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Since 2013 St Andrew's URC in Balham, SW London, have been putting on an exhibition of Bible stories using knitted figures of about the size of an average nativity scene. The exhibition lasts for a week, when around 1,000 children from local schools visit it, as well as neighbours and friends.

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The Knitted Bible Project

  1. 1. “The Knitted Bible is the loveltest thing I have ever seen” (from one of our fans, in our comments book)
  2. 2. . THE KNITTED BIBLE 33 scenes from the Creation to the Resurrection, lovingly created into a 30 table exhibition by St George’s URC Hartlepool. Jesus fills the nets Joseph & his coat of many colours Jesus rides into Jerusalem The wedding at Cana Noah’s Ark Jonah and the Whale The Garden of Eden The Crucifixion David and Goliath The Empty Garden tomb Jesus and the disciples at The Last Supper
  3. 3. In 2012 we borrowed ‘the Knitted Bible’ from St George’s URC in Hartlepool. We organised local primary schools to see the exhibition, then invited everyone else in the evenings and at the weekend.
  4. 4. St Andrew's United ReformedChurch (corner of Laitwood & Cavendish Roads, Balham) PRESENTS THE KNITTED BIBLE bigger and better this year! As a neighbour, you have a special invitation to see this unique and fascinating exhibition at a CHEESE ANDWINE EVENING on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March, 6-8pm EVERYONE WELCOME
  5. 5. In 2013 we knitted some more stories of our own and in the next two years a craft group developed who created our own ‘Knitted Bible’.
  6. 6. They are njoyed…
  7. 7. …by all ages
  8. 8. “I’m amazed at what I see, it touches me and helps me larn”
  9. 9. The stories are written on ‘paddles’ in simple, straightforward language
  10. 10. “I just love the Knitted Bible – I wish I could stay all day”
  11. 11. “I loved the part when Jesus died then came back”
  12. 12. “I found some of the Jewish stories!”
  13. 13. Look – Moses!
  14. 14. In 2014 we added: The crossing of the Red Sea, with Egyptians, horses and chariots…. and ‘rabble”
  15. 15. “I like Escape from Egypt because its cool”
  16. 16. In 2015 we made the Sermon on the Mount, with the lost coin, lost sheep and lost son stories.
  17. 17. “I knew that god didn’t give up even tho it was only one sheep”.
  18. 18. “A very interesting exhibiton that had us all asking lots of questions and wanting to find out more!” Henry Cavendish Primary School, Streatham
  19. 19. “I liked when Josph had a bayby”
  20. 20. “I like Adam and Eve in the Garden. This is like I am exsploring the world.”
  21. 21. “I think the knitted bible is Fantastic, Even thoug it’s my 4th time. I’m looking forward to next year!!!”
  22. 22. “What an exstrodaniary Exhibition, it is so fun to look at an to learn things from it… p.S Thank you for my badge”
  23. 23. Next year we are planning the overturning of the tables in the Temple, with 100 flying pigeons, and the Pool of Bethesda, with water feature.
  24. 24. What the Knitted Bible has done for us • The local community know us • Children (and parents) been introduced to Bible stories and pondered their meaning • We have a new relationship with local schools
  25. 25. • A new craft group’s been created • It’s a resource for other churches • You’re never short of visual aids for a childrens’ talk! • It’s got the local church engaged in mission
  26. 26. So it’s goodbye from him…
  27. 27. …and them
  28. 28. “The Knitted Bible is the loveltest thing I have ever seen”

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