Mothering Sunday is going to be … different … this year. No distributing bunches of daffodils to all the women in church. No visiting our aged mum and grandmums. No kids bouncing happily around giving out hand-made sticky things. And for a lot more folks than usual, Mothering Sunday will have unhappy associations because of … More Mothering Sunday and Holy Week
Matt 22:34-46 – The Greatest Commandments Welcome to Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of us in God’s family. Loads of printable pages jam-packed with great ideas that you can download and use for free. Links for PDFs are below. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of … More Together Apart – Matt 22 – The Greatest Commandments
In a world where even rocks can be eroded or shattered, the Rock stands secure. My hope is founded in building life on “the Rock that doesn’t roll”… and who, instead, rolled away the Stone from the Tomb and shouted “Resurrection!” to the Universe. … More 10 Years? – Look, See, Pray
Exodus 20:1-20 – The Big Ten! News Flash! Keep an eye open for a brand new, Covid-safe Nativity play! Suitable for in-person or virtual performance. Coming out next week with a whole host of other Christmas resources. (Yes, I said the C-word!) Welcome to Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of … More Together Apart – Exodus 20 – The Big Ten!
Engaging This is a fun challenge to help us explore the role of Law – not as a strait-jacket that we blindly follow to earn our salvation, but as a helpful guide to how to please and honour God. You will need: Building bricks, such as Lego A cloth A set of rules (see below) … More Deut, James and Mark – Law and Grace
Elijah had just had a massive battle with the prophets of Baal and he was totally wiped out. It manifested itself in physical exhaustion, spiritual burn out and mental depression. And you know what? It was OK. … More 1 Kings 19:4-8 – Recharging
Ever wondered what a ‘Shrove’ actually is?
Is it a relative of the Haggis or something to eat on pancakes with sardines and custard? … More ‘Shove’ Tuesday – All-Age Script WITH AUDIO!!!
O Lord our God, You set before us choice this day, You set before us life and death, You set before us death and life, And bid us choose life. Write your words upon our hearts, bind your laws upon our hands, fix your statutes on our heads. That our feet may walk your … More Prayer – Now Choose Life
This activity is a well-known illustration of priorities, and has many applications. There is a set of pictures you can use as well. You will need a tray and a glass jar. To fill it find something large, like ping-pong or golf balls; something medium-sized, like dried beans or gravel or nuts; and something small, like … More Activity – First Things First
We are going to illustrate what Jesus said are the greatest commandments. You will need a sheet of paper and a pencil, and some colouring pencils or highlighters. Draw three circles, one inside another, so that it looks like a target. You can cut round the largest circle if you like. In the outer circle write … More Activity – Priority Targets