Lapwings floated and circled on the wind, dipping onto the mudbanks. Swans glided, moorhens mutely fussed, and the ducks and geese circled round, like new pilots doing “circuit and bumps” to practice takeoff and landings. … More Clearing Fog- Look, See, Pray
Soon enough, the golden leaves will fall, the mighty oaks will bare their arms defiantly against the coming of winter. For a few weeks, we enjoy what poet John Keats called the “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” … More Mellow Fruitfulness – Look, See, Pray
We typically become anxious when we feel helpless, vulnerable, or unable to be in control of our lives and circumstances. This is where faith comes in. Our deepest beliefs and values define our character and influence both attitudes and actions. How can faith help? … More Being Anxious- Look, See, Pray
First Things In response to feedback, I’ve moved these posts to Fridays so that you have time to distribute it to your congregation if that’s what you do. Also, I’m thinking of putting these resources in a book (with the Coronavirus references removed). Would you be interested in buying such? What would you like to … More Together Apart – Matt 13 – The Sower and The Seeds
I’ll let you into a “secret” – the ending is even better than you can imagine. Read on, if you dare. … More The Road goes ever on- Look, See, Pray
Days of sunshine, sandwiches and squash. And wasps. That’s how I remember childhood fun, and I still enjoy a nice picnic. … More Word Forever- Look, See, Pray
A Science Experiment
How can salt lose its saltiness? I mean, Sodium Chloride is Sodium Chloride, right?
In this experiment, we will make some gritty grotty salt and think about what it might be useful for. (Spoiler, it’s not chip butties!) … More Unsalty Salt – Isaiah 58:1-12 & Matthew 5:13-20
This is the second part of a reflection on Epiphany. Check out last week’s post for a meditation about gifts. This part thinks about who may come. Reflecting Three Wise Men? Three Kings? Magi? Every year there is confusion at the nativity play: were they kings or wise men? And what are Magi, anyway*? The … More Isaiah 60:1-6 Matthew 2:1-12 – Epiphany
Festive fun, and the reason for the season.
Printable bingo cards and a talk using the Christingle to give a gentle gospel message. … More Christingle Bingle!
This creative mediation and liturgy for Remembrance Sunday guides us through confession, forgiveness and resolution as we consider the colours of a poppy. Suitable for all ages, not just children! … More Resources for Remembrance Sunday