With this November marking 100 years since the guns fell silent on ‘The War to End All Wars’, I have compiled a list of resources for you to use in churches, schools, and for acts of remembrance. Reflectionary Resources A Meditation for Remembrance Day A water-colour poppy that is bleached white as snow. Make a Poppy … More Resources for Armistice Day
Here are some ideas you could use for intercessions in Messy Church, All-Age Worship, assemblies, youth clubs etc. Salt Prayers Following Jesus’ instruction to be salt in our world, have map of the world or of your country or your town and a bowl of salt. Invite folks to come forward and sprinkle salt on … More Active Intercessions – Some Ideas
Take the piece of cloth (dampened with solvent if using permanent markers) and wipe your picture clean. The cloth now has the stain of sin, just as Jesus took our sins upon himself on the first Good Friday. He became sin for us, to make us clean and restore us in the image of God. … More We Have Marred Your Image in Us
God’s Revelation Let us sing to the Lord; Let us praise him with a joyful noise. He made the universe and the stars and galaxies So that we could hardly imagine how big they are. He made atoms and molecules So that we could hardly imagine how small they are. He made the world, and … More Introduction to All Age Service
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
Oh dear – I don’t have any to hand. (Send children to find something like red tape) What about gaffer tape? That will go round it.
But that’s for mending things!
Yes, I know. There are a lot of broken things on the earth. … More Cabbage Christingle