Talk N faith story simon birch 1 by akgame

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									                                        N                     Name: ________________
                                                              Number: ___________
                                 Family Faith Talk
                                 January 6, 2010

Use this sheet to take notes from the movie, and the after the movie discussion. On a
separate sheet of paper:
   • List the characters in the movie
   • Tell what issues each one has in their life.
   • How do they “relate” to Simon Birch.
   • What do they think of him?
   • How do they treat him?
   • How do they react to him when he talks about his faith and the purpose God has for
      him.
   • What do you think their faith is like?
          1. Do they have an active growing faith?
          2. Faith, but it needs to mature and be used?
          3. A “take it for granted” faith?
          4. A weak faith?
          5. No faith?

Characters:
Simon Birch -
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Pastor Reverend Russell -
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Ms. Leavy (the Sunday School Teacher) -
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The Sunday School Class in general -
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Mr. & Mrs. Birch (Simon’s parents) -
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The Townspeople in general (kids & adults) -
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Ms. Wentworth-Rebecca (Joe’s mom) -
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Joe (Simon’s best friend) -
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Majorie -
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Joe’s Grandmother -
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Ben Goodwritch (Rebecca’s new boyfriend) -
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2. How about you?
        • Do you have a lot of issues in your life?
        • How would you have treated Simon Birch if he was in your class?
        • What do you think you would have said to him when he talked about his faith
           and his purpose?
        • What is your faith like right now?

3. Ask your parents to tell you their faith story. (No written response needed)
     When did it start and how did they get to where they are today?


Memory Work: “Anyone who believes in the Son of God, has this testimony in their heart.”
1 John 5:10a


Parent signature: ____________________________ The Family Faith Talk is a good effort from my child.


Parent signature: ______________________________ Memory work- I have heard my child say the
memory work from memory.

								
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