Gentle Reader, Please forgive a slight departure from today’s lectionary texts, but this post from fellow ACW member Steve Dawson smacked me round the chops like a damp haddock, and I felt it right to repost her, in its entirety. You’ll find plenty of Advent links below and your liturgy resources at the the bottom. … More Advent 2 & Lullaby
It became a matter of trust- would I hold still and believe the falconer who said “They never miss” with a twinkling eye and smile… … More Piercing Eyes – Look, See, Pray
Ultimate Festive Fun, and no worry about setting light to someone’s hair or what to do with the left-over oranges afterwards! Make these fabulous edible Christingles as a fun family craft and talk about Jesus, the Light of the World. I suggest that you have make the CakeTingles first, then have a short talk (suggested … More CakeTingles!! + Advent Resources
Preparing for this week’s post I was struck by the confluence of the triumphal reading in Colossians, and the crucifixion account in Luke. Superficially, these seem at odds, until you remember what Jesus had been banging on about for three years: “When I am lifted up, I will draw all people to me.” He wasn’t … More Christ the King – Luke 23 & Col 1
“Just over the ridge,” they said.
So we went. … More Just Over the Ridge- Look, See, Pray
Liturgy linked to the week’s readings below, and a reflection on Isaiah 65, but before all that … Saturday Morning Swap Shop! No, not Noel Edmonds (joke for Brits of a certain age), but a place to recycle and restock your Sunday School / Messy Church / youth work resources cupboard. (Gosh, doesn’t he look … More Isa 65 + Swap Shop (no, not Noel Edmonds)
May we be thankful, rejoicing in the Source of all grace and Love.
May Your living waters restore our souls and satisfy our thirst for You.
In You is our delight- and You delight in us. … More Fountains- Look, See, Pray
With Remembrance Day coming up soon, here is a reminder of some of the resources available for adults and for children. Plus your lectionary resources and a fun video about servanthood. What does it mean ‘to be like the angels, in Luke 20? Ian Paul Remembrance Resources Resources for Remembrance Day from The Reflectionary (here!) … More Queen Poshyposh (Jn 13) + Remembrance
Being powerless to influence or control our circumstances is a serious cause of angst. This may be the constant antics and follies of politicians- or the endless question “Why?” by a three year old. … More Proper fed up… Look, See, Pray
Zacchaeus is on the menu today, along with some blunt speaking from Isaiah and Psalm 32. Resources for other texts are available through the search boxes on the side menu or the menus at the top. Or via the links below. And of course, your liturgy resources based on lectionary texts. Your Nativity and Advent … More Ps 32, Isa 1, 2 Thess 1,Lk 19 – Zaccheaus