Together Apart – Gen 32 – I Have Seen God / Matt 14 – Five Loaves and Two Fish

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Genesis 32:22-31 – I have seen God (plus link for Matt 14)

Welcome to  Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of us in God’s family. Ten jam-packed pages of great ideas that you can print off and use for free.

Links for PDFs are below.

Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learning and all ages (not just ‘for the kiddies’). You can use them on your own, over Skype with friends, or on the sofa with your little ones and big ones. There are also links to audio Bible readings from Bible Gateway and links to other resources from The Reflectionary.

Remember you can use the website menus to find different resources on this and other passages. Check out the PDFs for other editions of Together Apart, too (links below). Here’s a preview of this week’s resources.

Jacob wrestles preview


I do the crafts for our (virtual) Messy Church, and over the summer we’re exploring the two greatest commandments. First: Love the Lord your God with all you heart, mind, soul and strength. Here’s a video for a great paper craft (exploding hearts) that you can adapt for a whole range of situations, and the Batty Boffin joins me to help with some heart-shaped science (also makes a tasty sandwich for tea!)

Here’s the video.


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The Reflectionary is free because I believe this stuff is important, but I’m a self-employed writer and still need to make a living.

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Latest PDFs to download:

[Click here to download the PDF for Jacob Wrestles (Gen 32:22-31)]

[Click here to download the PDF for Five Loaves and Two Fish (Matt 14 24-39)]

Earlier editions:

Be safe, dear friends,

(and let’s all keep washing our hands)



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