What on earth is “The Adventures of Flat Jesus?”
FLAT JESUS was created by the fine folks at an Episcopal Church in Birmingham, MI as a way to keep their parishioners connected over the summer. It quickly blossomed into an international sensation with hundreds of FLAT JESUS being sent to disciples around the world. Folks loved taking FLAT JESUS out to dinner with them, to the beach, to hang with their grandchildren, and ended up meeting new friends all over town! It’s an amazing adventure. Take FLAT JESUS with you and see what happens!
How to create your very own Flat Jesus
- Take home the Flat Jesus you received at church (or print one here)
- Be creative! Decorate Flat Jesus. Think about what color (or colors!) his robe should be. What color and type of hair does your Flat Jesus have? What color skin tone? Any accessories?
- Make one for yourself and one for a friend!
- Place a reminder on the back of your Flat Jesus on how and where to upload pictures … don’t forget to tell us where your Flat Jesus is in the picture! You can upload your pictures in two ways:
- Send an email to the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Upload it to the United Methodist Church of Monroe Facebook page
- If you have access to a laminating machine, laminate your Flat Jesus or ask one of the ladies at church for help doing it here. This way if he attempts to walk on water or spills a lot of wine, he’ll be protected!
- Take your Flat Jesus everywhere with you and take lots of pictures and then share them in a post!
Talk with family and friends about what you and Flat Jesus experienced.