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Winners announced! A good home for Chris and Selah


After winning Mennonite Church Canada’s draw for Chris and Selah action figures Rebecca Stoesz and her brother Andrew place them in the family worship centre. The action figures are based upon Mennonite Church Canada’s “At Home” family worship resources, written by Elsie Rempel and designed by Megan Kamei. The action figures were sewn by Rempel’s sister, Mary Funk.

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June 8, 2012
-Deborah Froese

Winnipeg, MAN. — Chris and Selah have found a new home. The action figures, based upon Mennonite Church Canada’s Advent and Lent-at-Home resources, were awarded to Rebecca Stoesz (age 8) and her brother Andrew (age 10) after a draw held on May 1.

Michelle Stoesz, the children’s mother, entered the draw by responding to an online survey about the material.

The Stoesz family are avid users of the at-home worship resources and keep them in their family worship centre, located in their dining room.

When Rebecca and Andrew were asked what they planned to do with Chris and Selah, they were quick to respond that they would use them in that worship center along with the Advent-at-Home book for 2012—as soon as the season arrived.

The children have collected and coloured a stack of Chris and Selah colouring pages, available for download with related resources on the Mennonite Church Canada website

Elsie Rempel, author of the At Home resources, delivered the prize to the Stoesz home on May 30, 2012. “I’m happy to know that these carefully crafted action figures have found such a faith centered home,” she says.

The figures were designed by Mennonite Church Canada graphic designer, Megan Kamei, and sewn by Rempel’s sister, Mary Funk.