Engaging Christmas Carol Taboo Have a go at translating the good news into our language – no jargon allowed! In the game Taboo, you have to give clues to a word without using certain ‘taboo’ words. For example, you would try to give clues to the word ‘ring’ without saying phone, wedding, diamond, engagement, circle … More Philippians 4:4-7 God in My Language
The “delight” of shopping grasped me firmly by the throat yesterday. At a big supermarket I won’t name, they were selling everything Christmassy from jumpers to hot cross buns. … More See clearly
Luke 3:1-6 – Road Building and the A14, and it’s OK to use frozen spouts. … More Luke 3:1-6 – Road Building and the A14
Pagham Harbour is a paradise for water birds, and this majestic swan slipped serenely between the reed beds and into a patch of sunlight. It was just what the soul needed. … More Serenity- a Pagham Swan.
Not a very Silent Night! – a Pop-Up Nativity
play suitable for school, all-age worship and Messy Church. It has a few, very simple props and uses the tune of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’ to tell the story of God with us. … More Not a Very Silent Night! – a Pop-Up Nativity
I’m a little oak leaf, learning to rest but still up for a challenge. I hope my “retired” status is a description, not a “sell-by date” – even old leaves have something to offer.
My question to myself is this: if I had been better at self-care over the last thirty years, would I still be on the tree and fully functional? … More Retired – Look, See, Pray
As we come to the end of the church year and start the flurry of Christmas, here is a thought-provoking meditation to help us think through our priorities. Use it for your home groups, or as a personal devotion. It is great for adults and for older children too. Engaging You will need scissors and … More John 18:33-37 – Christ the King