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The Open the Book team from the Greater Alton Project has been visiting Wootey Infants, Alton Infants, Andrews Endowed and The Butts schools.

The team leads assemblies, presenting Bible Stories in a dramatic way.
This term the team have presented stories from both the Old and the New
Testaments. Children have heard about Elijah, Abigail, the miracles of
Jesus and the events of Holy Week and Easter.

In this photo, two members of the Open the Book team take on the roles
Of the Centurion and his suffering servant, as the children listen to the
story of how Jesus cured the Roman officer's servant in response to the
officer's faith — find the story in Matthew Chapter 8. The story provided ample opportunity for audience participation as the Butts' "Roman Army" were given their marching orders by the centurion.

Open the Book is a means of outreach to our local primary schools and
Is well received by children and staff. The opportunities to bring Bible
stories to life are enjoyed and valued by the members of the Open the
Book team.

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