This fab interactive Christingle is great for a school assembly, all-age worship or Messy Church. Follow the clues to build up the Christingle bit by bit and find out what each part means. As the elements are found and brought up, you can assemble larger versions on a giant Christingle at the front or a … More Christingle Treasure Hunt
This is the second round up of Advent devotionals, this time focussing families, children and all-age. The books come from a post on The Hope Filled Family by my friend and fellow ACW (Association of Christian Writers) member, Lucy Rycroft. She goes into much more detail than I have space for here, so I recommend … More Advent Devotionals – 2 – Children / Families
You may run screaming at the thought, but Advent Sunday is less than 8 weeks away. Now is the time to think about what you’d like to read in the run up the the World’s Biggest Birthday Party. In this first post, I have a bunch of Advent devotionals suitable for small groups, so that … More Advent Devotionals – 1 – Groups
I know, I know, it’s still September. Far too early to mention the ‘C’ word, but I’m going to anyway. Christmas is coming. There, I said it. To comfort you in your distress, here is a lovely Christmas resource for you. It’s a book by a fellow-member of the ACW (Association of Christian Writers), which … More Gift Beyond Measure
Tomorrow will see God’s constant Love, touching lives and showing the difference between the selfish and the givers. … More A December Prayer- Look, See, Pray
Straw for a pillow and panting in birth-
Screaming and “Push!”
Then bliss and a Baby, a cry in the dark. … More Blessed are the scruffy- Look, See, Pray
But First! Just time to get your Advent devotions for everyone from tots to wrinklies – my best-selling book is on sale right now (and don’t worry if you miss the 1st. God’s OK with catch-up.) Large format with all-age colouring, crafts, labyrinths (my personal favourite), daily reflections, Bible readings, prayers and music – there’s … More Names of Jesus Christingle / Bauble – plus video!
Free Books! Several folks have contacted me recently about using Walking to Bethlehem as their church’s Advent book, and asking if there are bulk packs available. Sadly, my publisher does not do discounted multi-packs, but I have a solution! I have five signed copies to give away to the first five people to contact me … More Advent Wreath Reflections + Free Books!
Not able to meet in our church buildings at the moment? No reason to miss out on the Advent Wreath – make your own! It’s a great way to mark to season, and you can use many of these as Advent Calendars as well. Here’s selection of ideas for making your own Advent Wreath with … More Advent Wreaths
Print and fold this amazing Advent calendar then flex to find each day’s reading. It’s a perfect for Messy Advent or as a giveaway for your youth and families ministry. For schools this makes a fun Christmas craft, with some mathemagic thrown in for good measure – what more could one want? So what is … More Flexagon Advent Calendar!