Preparing for Christ in the Passover

A Presentation

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Thank you for partnering with Jews for Jesus and inviting us to share Christ in the Passover: A Presentation. Just like Jesus sent the disciples to prepare for the Passover, we also need your help to prepare!

The speaker will arrive approximately 45 minutes before the service to set up. Though he or she will bring some items along, we’ll need your help in providing some of the materials the speaker can’t transport! We hope this guide is helpful as you pull together what’s needed.

The Service

The presentation takes approximately 30-45 minutes depending on whether it is part of a regularly scheduled service or for a special event.

Unless the room is very small and intimate, make sure the leader has a microphone, preferably hands free.

The Setup

The Table

The speaker’s table should be roughly 6 feet in length. It should be covered in a fabric tablecloth in a solid, neutral color.

Passover Presentation setup

Place a sturdy chair at the end of the table and place a pillow in a white pillowcase on it.

On the table, you’ll need two candlesticks in holders and matches to light them. The candles should be tall, like 10 to 12 inches each so everyone can have a clear view of them.

You’ll need six clear bowls on the table, enabling the contents of each to be easily seen.

In the first bowl, you’ll need a hard-boiled egg with a brown shell.

The next bowl will have saltwater. Add enough salt to the water to make it cloudy.

The third bowl is for parsley. Separate the parsley into small sprigs so they are easy to grab and dip.

The fourth bowl should contain an unpeeled onion.

The fifth is for a diced apple. Allow it to stand so it turns brown and add a little cinnamon to darken the color even more.

The last bowl is for ground horseradish. This is usually sold in a glass jar, available at most large grocery stores, or even here on Amazon.

The table might look a little empty, but don’t worry—the speaker will fill it with other items that he or she will bring along.