This is a fun trick to illustrate how we may think that we have chosen God, but in fact, he chose us, before the creation of the world. It’s great as an attention-grabber for a sermon, youth groups, All-Age Worship, Messy church or school assembly. Prepare this trick by writing a large 9 on a … More John 15:9-17, Eph 1:4 – ” I Chose You”
In Case You Missed It Check out this hilarious drama about forgiveness and ‘Shove’ Tuesday (with all apologies to Sir David Attenborough) Click here to get the script Lent Devotions Out now in Kindle for instant download, in paperback and from me (possibly even signed copies if you ask!) here’s a look at these hot-off-the-press … More ICYMI – ‘Shove’ Tuesday drama with free audio plus printable Lent resources
Pancake Olympics Here are some great ideas for family / youth group fun for Pancake Day (Feb 16th in 2021), adapted for Zoom meetings. Also, Ash Wednesday at home – how do do your own ashing, with lots of links and resources. There’s still time to get your copy of The Big Story, Lent devotions … More Zoomable Pancake Olympics + Ash Wednesday at Home Resources
Blessing Boxes Join the wise men this Epiphany, bringing gifts and finding God’s blessing. This origami gift box has a blessing in the base (and not just the sweets). When you have finished the sweet treats, you will find words of blessing and peace written in the base, for example Aaron’s blessing from Numbers … More Epiphany Blessing Boxes – a gift to give and receive
Colouring links are below. Nativity Videos Lots of readers have sent in lovely comments about the Nativity Script ‘God Is With Us – Everywhere!’ It’s been great to read about your events and to watch your videos – thank you so much. 🙂 I particularly liked one which featured the lesser-known Nativity character of the … More Light of the World Colouring and a Festive Nativity Flamingo
But first – InstaWhatsit Yes, I’ve finally succumbed and joined Instagram. I’ll be posting book updates and writing snippets, pictures of my beloved Dwagony and absolutely NO pictures of my lunch! Find me as @fayrowlandauthor And Second – Nativity Video I’ve spent the last two weeks editing together this video for my church’s Christmas Day … More More Relaxing Colouring and Nativity Video (Taa-daa!)
Bible Verse Colouring Cards – Some Christmas Down-Time for All Ages Put on some relaxing music, grab your cosiest fluffy socks and a warm drink and forget about hand sanitiser and face masks for a while. Colouring is not just for kids. It’s a great way for all of us – old and young, on your … More Relax, and Fend Off Christmas Frazzle
Not able to meet in our church buildings at the moment? No reason to miss out on the Advent Wreath – make your own! It’s a great way to mark to season, and you can use many of these as Advent Calendars as well. Here’s selection of ideas for making your own Advent Wreath with … More Advent Wreaths
Print and fold this amazing Advent calendar then flex to find each day’s reading. It’s a perfect for Messy Advent or as a giveaway for your youth and families ministry. For schools this makes a fun Christmas craft, with some mathemagic thrown in for good measure – what more could one want? So what is … More Flexagon Advent Calendar!
Need a new talk for Christingle? Yup, it’s hard to get something fresh each year, so here’s an idea for you. If we look at the word CHRISTINGLE, we see it spells Christ In GLE. Hmmn, so what’s a G-L-E? Good question. I came up with 29 different answers. You may have more. Here is … More Christ In GLE?