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Advent & Christmas eResources Jesse Tree Whole Family Event Kit

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Jesse Tree Whole Family Event Kit

Gather your families for a fun, prayerful parish event based on the Jesse Tree, Jesus' family tree.  With this resource from Sr. Janet, families will:

  • Create ornaments for a parish Jesse Tree display
  • Reflect on and create a symbol for their own family
  • Take home materials to make and pray with their own Jesse Tree

This event kit includes everything you need to host this event, including:

  • Event schedule and preparation notes.
  • Leader talking points.
  • Handouts and artwork for each Jesse Tree ornament
  • Take-home handouts

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This is a downloadable, reproducible product sold with a lifetime parish or school license. Please read the full license terms below.

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This reproducible eResource is sold with a lifetime license for use within a parish, school, or diocesan office. You are allowed to make unlimited copies for use within your own community. You may also email these to members of your team or participants in your program. If you serve more than one parish or school, each should purchase its own license. You may not post our eResources to any web site without explicit permission to do so. Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you for cooperating with our honor system regarding our product licenses.

Format: eResource
Product code: JS102
Dimensions: 8½" x 11"
Length: 27 pages
The Pastoral Center
Written by Sr. Janet Schaeffler, OP


Janet Schaeffler, OP—an Adrian Dominican Sister—has spent many years in parish and archdiocesan catechetical ministry (most recently as Director of Adult Faith Formation for the archdiocese of Detroit). The author of hundreds of articles and several publications in catechetical and parish ministry, her articles can be found in The Priest, Catechetical LeaderCatechist, Ministry and Liturgy, etc. Janet currently accompanies others on their faith-journey through days of reflection/retreats, parish missions, workshops, catechist formation opportunities, adult faith formation opportunities, Myers-Briggs explorations, and online courses.

View all resources by Sr. Janet Schaeffler, OP