Set up café- style around tables with projection/sound facilities.
Welcome and play The Big Picture Trailer
Show books and give brief explanation
Consider if you need small group leaders
Small group questions to help discussion;
Who are you? How long have you been in the parish? Experience of parish life?
When people say "Bible" what comes to mind? It will be different for everyone
Have you ever done a CaFE course before? What was it like?
What attracted you to The Big Picture course?
Tea & Coffee, toilet break and hand out books/take monies (background music)
Session 1 THE PLAN - everybody quietly read the overview then show Download or DVD clip
Final announcements - remind those who need to that there is a 'Finding your way around the Bible ' clip on the Download or DVD, Bibles for sale (if you have ordered some in), bring a friend next time and remind them of the date and time
Session 2 will commence with prayer and sharing of the week's learning, and end with the film clip and closing prayer.