The Joy of Exploring- Look, See, Pray

The adult in me immediately worries about losing the littl’un, her having an accident, maybe a rampaging fire-breathing dragon leaping from behind the beech trees, or simply risking sensitising Mary-Jane to pollen and a lifetime of hayfever. I’m a RESPONSIBLE person (who worries too much). My inner child-self says “Go for it, kid! Run, explore, discover bees and bluebells, birdsong and trees to play in!” … More The Joy of Exploring- Look, See, Pray

Names of Jesus Christingle / Bauble – plus video!

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!

Bert Is My Shepherd – New Script (and hilarious if I do say so myself!)

I’m on holiday with my girlies this week, but just to keep things ticking over, enjoy this script written for my church’s recent all-age worship. It’s great for Messy Church or regular services, a youth group activity or Collective Worship when schools are back. Bert Is My Shepherd Meet Bert, the not-so-good shepherd of Psalm … More Bert Is My Shepherd – New Script (and hilarious if I do say so myself!)

The Lamb becomes the Shepherd – John 10:22-30 & Revelation 7:9-17

Activity / Meditation You will need Labyrinth [click to download] Large paper or card (optional) Silver foil Blue / green permanent markers Glue Cotton wool balls Sand and pebbles (optional) For a floor-sized labyrinth Chalk, rice or tape to mark the walls blue cloth You can simply print out the labyrinth and use it as … More The Lamb becomes the Shepherd – John 10:22-30 & Revelation 7:9-17

John 10: 7-10 … and the life everlasting. Amen

This is the text of my contribution to the URC’s daily devotional for last Thursday. It is the final installment of a series on the Apostle’s Creed. You can subscribe to the URC’s free daily devotionals by email by clicking here. Reading John 10:7-10 (NRSV) So again Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly, I tell … More John 10: 7-10 … and the life everlasting. Amen