Reflections on Hosea 5:15-6:6 I don’t know about you, but sometimes the language of the Old Testament can seem a bit … brutal? “God has torn us,” the people say, “he has struck us down.” And God agrees: “ I have hewn them,” “I have killed them.” It all sounds very Old-Testament-Angry-God, doesn’t it? Part … More Every Viewpoint is a View from Point
Pentecost Resources Together Apart – printable intergen resource pack. Click here to download the PDF Pente’copters – A fab science-and-faith craft with Praise The Lord in languages from Afrikaans to Zulu (You’ll also find this in Together Apart above) Click here for detailed instructions and languages crib sheet for Pente’copters Click here for downloadable PDF of ‘Praise the Lord’ … More Pentecost Round-Up
Your liturgy resources are at the bottom and links to other items here. I did have a razzle-dazzle drama script and video to post, but that seemed inappropriate given the tone of this week’s reflection, so I’ll leave those to another time. Peace be with you. Fay xx My Way Home – Look, See, Pray … More My times are in your hand – Psalm 31
After a wonderful two weeks of no lessons, daughters home from uni and my own body-weight in chocolate, it’s back to normality today. But let’s not be like the disciples who returned to fishing after the resurrection, or the un-named pair on the road to Emmaus who thought the wonderful dream was all over. Sure … More Wassup? Lk 24
Waaaaaa Hoooooo! I’m guessing you have your Easter sorted, but if not check out this bumper list of stuff. Your Easter Day confession, absolution, blessing and dismissal are at the bottom as usual. And for a fab Easter tradition, see below for how to give the Paschal Greeting* in Greek, English and BSL. In addition, … More Χριστός ἀνέστη – Christ is Risen!
I am away at a writer’s conference in Cumbernauld, Scotland this weekend. You can see me being smug about the food over on my Instagram feed, but here’s a sample, just to make you jel. (That’s Gen-Z speak for jealous.) Yes, I’m sitting on the top table, feeling very under-dressed and wondering a) which of … More Good, Better, Best (Acts 3) + Eze 37, Ps 130, Rom 8
All-Age Pack Did you remember a while ago there was a lock-down and no-one could go our or see anyone? During that time I produced all-age resource packs called ‘Together Apart’. Here’s the one for Psalm 23. Click on the link below for a printable 10-page PDF, and remember that ‘All-Age’ does not mean ‘just … More Psalm 23, Eph 5
Liturgy resources at the bottom, Links to Lenten posts here, and a reflection on Abraham, Nicodemus and Antoni Gaudi following. Enjoy! Lent Links Lenten Tree ‘Fast’ Food – Isa 58 – Fresh ideas for a Lent fast There’s still time to get your copy of The Big Story, Lent devotions that take you through the Bible … More “My client isn’t in any hurry.” Gen 12, John 3
The weather forecast is, “Cloudy, with a chance of glory over high ground.” (Click image to download larger version.) This week’s readings have a lot of clouds. Moses and the cloud, Jesus and the cloud, Peter and his big mouth and the cloud. Following the theme you could add the ascension, the pillar of cloud … More Cloudy with a Chance of Glory + Making a Prophet (script)
Just before we get into the good stuff, here’s the latest stop on the blog tour: Liz Manning’s The Stuff Life is Made Of Plus, hear me on the radio (from 3h12) And (last one, promise) me on the URC’s daily Devotions (6th Feb) Now choose life! “This day I call the heavens and the … More Dt 30, Ps 119 – and a life choices machine!