Everyone check out info on all pages by clicking the pages on the left. | Bethlehem Walk at Mountain View United Methodist Church is a tradition since 1992. | Contact Us Bethlehem Walk email. | | This Wikispace is to help persons wishing to learn how to be a part of Bethlehem Walk at Mountain View UMC. You will find links and videos, pictures and text, sound files and more to help you get ready for the best year, yet! | Helpful Sites | Generic Lines | Scribe | Synagogue | Bakery | Baskets | Copper and Brass | Candy | Inn | Blacksmith | Grains | Fabric | Games | Music | Leather | Jewelry | Fruit | Carpenter | Apothecary/Physician | Vegetables/Herbs | Storyteller | Wine | Census I and II | Armory | Taxes | Ropes/Weaver | Doves | Perfume | Farmer /cart | Townspeople | Roman Soldiers | Roman Wife | Camel Lady | Beggar | Old Nativity music and script






Everyone check out info on all pages by clicking the pages on the left.

Parking for cast and crew is on the grass field at the farmhouse behind the church.
there will be dinner only on the Friday night performance. All performances will have hot food and available after each close of the city.
Please be in the Fellowship Hall by 6:15 We need to review safety rules and to pray for the evening's production prior to entering the city. All members of the cast need to come prepared for cold weather.
We cannot provide hand-warmers for the entire cast.
Dress in several light, warm layers including extra socks.
Wear dark shoes or wrap shoes with dark felt or fabric.














Be sure to check out the pages on the bar to the left for more details and sign up forms.


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City at Night Photographer Tim Watkins



Bethlehem Walk at Mountain View United Methodist Church is a tradition since 1992.

Contact Us Bethlehem Walk email.

This Wikispace is to help persons wishing to learn how to be a part of Bethlehem Walk at Mountain View UMC. You will find links and videos, pictures and text, sound files and more to help you get ready for the best year, yet!







Bethlehem Walk 2013


Experience the sights and sounds of the City of Bethlehem 2,000 years ago on the night Jesus was born!
The shops, the townspeople, the census takers,
the Roman soldiers.
All going about their business while an
unnoticed miracle takes place in a small corner of the city.

Shop Info and Scripts
Below you will find pictures, links, and audio scripts for the shops in the city. The scripts are mp3 files so you can download them to your phone, computer or iPod for listening and learning.

Helpful Sites

Hebrew history in Power Point
Ancient Hebrew Research Center
Women in the Bible
Bible History site lots of information about a wide variety of ancient life and customs

Generic Lines

There are pauses between the lines on this audio script.

Fish Shop


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Fresh Fish




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Fish for sale

Fish of Israel

Script Sample for fish shop



Scribe



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scribe shop


Ancient Scribes
Scribes and the Word of God
Making ink
Walnut Ink
Gallic inks
Sample Scripts for scribe

Synagogue



Prophet outside the Synagogue



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synagogue layout



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Rabbi and dove lady outside the synagogue


Sample Script for Synagogue

Prayer Shawl
History of Tallith
Shepherdic Tzitzit
Tying Tzitzit
Rabbi


Bakery


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Bakery -- Bethlehem means the house of bread



Check out this website for ovens used in ancient times. Be sure to click on the English translation tab. Archaelology, bread ovens

Script Sample for bakery

Baskets

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typical shop set up



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Basket Weavers


Basket Weaving
Treating reeds for weaving
Script Sample for basket shop

Copper and Brass



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Copper and Brass

Copper Smelting
Metallurgy
Smelting plant in Edom
Brass in the Bible

Script Sample for copper and brass

Candy



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Candy shop set up


Candy timeline
candy from ancient
Video of how to make date nut ball
Stuffed Dates video
Fig Candy bar recipe




Script Sample for candy shop

Inn



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typical inn set up


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inn version 2

Ancient Inn



Script Sample for Inn

Blacksmith


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layoyt of blacksmith




Script Sample for blacksmith

Ancient Blacksmith

Grains





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grains


Ancient grains Do not use Quinoa as it is not found naturally in the Middle East.
Script Sample for grains

Fabric



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Fabrics for sale


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Ancient clothing
Hebrew apparel
Fabric and clothing

Sample Script for fabric

Games



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Games

Kugalach
Children's games mentioned in the Bible
Royal Game of Ur
Senet

Sample Script for games

Music




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Music



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Ancient instruments link
Shofar
Biblical musical instruments
Sample Script for music

Leather



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Leather Shop


Tanning hides
History of tanning leather
Sample Script for leather

Jewelry



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Jewlery for sale





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Roman Wife shops here


Jewelry making
Earliest jewelry
Ancient jewelry making techniques
Sample Script for jewelry

Fruit



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Friday Morning Sampling fine fruits
Ancient Fuits

Sample Script for fruit

Carpenter



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set up for carpenter shop

Ancient tools
Carpenters in the Bible times

Sample Script for carpenter

Apothecary/Physician


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work table for apothecary

Ancient medicines
Herb medicine of Bible times

Sample Script for apothecary/physician

Vegetables/Herbs



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Cooking at the Vegetable Shop






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Vegetable shop with Olive Press

Vegetables from ancient times
Esau's Potage
Sample Scripts for Vegetables and Herbs

Storyteller




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Sample Scripts for storyteller

Wine



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Wine shop and press

Ancient wine press

Sample Script for Wine

Census I and II



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Census I




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Census II



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Variation on Census

Census in ancient times

Sample Script for Census

Armory


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Armory



Sample Script for Armory

Taxes


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Tax Collector's booth

Tax collector

Sample Script for taxes

Ropes/Weaver


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Ropes



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Sample Script for Ropes/weaver

How to make a drop spindle for spinning yarn
Ancient Egyptian rope making
Ropemaking document
Ancient spinning and weaving
History of weaving

Doves


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Dove Lady at her shop



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Sample Script for doves

Perfume



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Ancient perfume
Oldest perfumes


Sample Script for perfume

Farmer /cart

Ancient farming
Ancient Canaan farming
Sample Script for farmer

Townspeople


Sample Script for townspeople

Roman Soldiers

Roman Army life
Sample Script for soldiers

Roman Wife

Roman Dress
Roman Jewelry
Sample Script for Roman wife KIND MEAN

Camel Lady


Sample Script for camel lady

Beggar

Sample Script for beggar


Old Nativity music and script


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