St Paul’s Church, St Albans church brings the Bible to life
17th January 2019
St Paul’s Church, St Albans will be hosting an exhibition that brings the Bible to life for people of all ages. The free ‘Bible comes to life’ exhibition will be at the church over the weekend Friday February 1st to Monday February 4th. It features interactive and multi-sensory displays, with large models, fascinating artefacts and talks delivered by experts in Biblical costumes.
Prominent will be a three-metre by two-metre model of the Temple in Jerusalem at the time of Jesus, complete with smoking altar! Other exhibits include a large scale model of the desert tabernacle where worship took place during the Jewish people’s wanderings after their exodus from Egypt.
The exhibition will also feature objects from Jewish life, including Sabbath candlesticks and bread, Jewish prayer shawls, a Passover plate and a collection of Middle Eastern clothing with some items dating back 150 years. Parties from several local schools will be visiting the exhibition at St Paul’s
Exhibition organiser Helen Chilton said: “It’s great that we’ve been able to host this important exhibition. We want to help local people understand the Jewish roots of the Christian faith, and to see something of the world that Jesus would have known and seen around him. After coming to the exhibition, we hope visitors will read the Bible with renewed interest. They will have seen and experienced so many important places and objects described in the Old and New Testaments.”
The Bible Comes to Life exhibition is open:
Friday February 1st, 7-9pm
Saturday February 2nd, 10am to 4pm
Sunday February 3rd, 3-5pm
Monday February 4th, 3.30-5pm.
Admission is free.
The exhibition is being provided by Anglican Church mission society The Church’s Ministry Among Jewish People.
More information from St Paul’s Church via their website or on 01727 846281.