Welcome to the Docent Training!
June 22 and 29th at 4pm at Gethsemane
August 10th 1pm at Gethsemane – 4 hours.
September 5th and 12th 7-9pm
Week 1 – history and foundation
Week 2 – detailed discovery of the exhibition illuminations
In these two sessions we will work to cover the what, why and how of the Saint John’s Bible (SJB) so that you, the docent, have the knowledge and know-how to:
- Lead tours of the exhibit
- Be a guest resource at the Hjemkomst for those who have questions.
Session 1: The SJB Project
Please review the following videos (about 25 minutes worth) and documents (another half an hour to an hour) and be prepared to answer a quiz on them. The quiz will be easy commonly asked questions.
HCSCC_The Saint Johns Bible Brochure_May 18 Trifold RevisionA high level overview of our exhibit that has good summary info on the show. A good summary of what the exhibit is.
Elevator Speeches about The Saint Johns Bible Quick summary statements about the project
Media Fact Sheet – note there are sub-pages on this web page
https://soundcloud.com/archstl/catholic-gateway-podcast-episode-19 – A great podcast that is an excellent use of your time.
Heritage exhibit video – we will have original pages, not the books but the content is excellent
People at SJU talk about the Bible video
Steamboat article on the Bible
Session 2: Exhibit Details and Illumination Study
SJB Layout Guide
Notes on Setting up a projector for use with Powerpoint
Notes for older laptops