WHAT HAVE WE TO OFFER?WHAT HAVE WE TO OFFER?
Souper Bowl of Grace
LOCATION: Outside the Souper Bowl of Grace
PREMISE: Responding to the question, "What have we to offer?" participants point to several things: Coins, Love, Hope, Dreams, Eyes, Truth, and Lives.
Biblical references: Micah 6:8 (Do justice, love kindness, walk humbly) and Matthew 5:1-12 (Beattitudes)
PROPS: Large wicker basket, processional cross, signs depicting poverty, hunger, homelessness, etc.
CHARACTERS: Pastor, Narrator…
Road to the Souper Bowl of Caring
Souper Bowl Skit:
"Road to the Souper Bowl"
SETTING: Wenatchee Bus Station
PREMISE: Passengers hop on a bus and travel through several states on the way to Atlanta, Georgia for the Super Bowl. As the bus travels through each state, passengers will toss out items symbolic of the state nickname, even though people along the way are hungry and asking for food.
Finally, arriving in Georgia (the Peach State), the passengers realize that addressing the hunger needs of people means…
Souper Bowl WorshipThe youth performed the following skit written by Pastor Dave Haven.
Souper Bowl Worship
PROPS: Flashlights, offering plates, football, kettles, bowls, clock, coins, bags of snacks, hotdish
Characters: Narrator, Flashers, Cheerleaders, Referee, Clangers, Snackers, Multitudes
Narrator: Good morning and welcome to Souper Bowl Sunday. In order to better understand this day, we would like you to become familiar with some important terminology.
DISCIPLESHIP: NOT A SPECTATOR SPORTFAN 2: Well, that settles it! I vote we all go down on the field and play the game of helping our neighbor, instead of kicking the can (I mean football) down the road, hoping someone else will do what we're called to do.
FAN3: Yeah, after all, discipleship is not a spectator sport!
BeastmodeThis skit was performed during worship on the day of the actual Super Bowl in which the Seattle Seahawks were participants. The congregation, mostly Seahawk's fans were fully aware of all the subtle inuendos and were able to "read between the lines."
Blitz the MythsThe youth performed a skit during worship entitled, "Blitz the Myths." Characters were football players, cheerleaders, announcers, and a referee. The goal of the Blitz was to debunk common myths regarding hunger.