I write this while watching the coronation and scoffing scones and jam. It is a legal requirement on such occasions, so I am led to believe. (You’ll note I have gone all-inclusive on the jam-first-or-cream dilemma.) Below, a reflection on this week’s psalm, your liturgy resources as always, and a slightly mad-cap sketch about our … More Hares of God + Psalm 66
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
Yes, it’s Easter 4 and another sheepy set of readings, so here is is a link to a load of ovine resources. Good Shepherd Resources Below is a reflection on one of the oft-overlooked verses from John 10:1-10, and below that your liturgy resources. Enjoy! Between the Sound-Bites John 10:1-10 This passage is a poster … More Between the Sound-Bites Jn 10
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!
Checkout all your lovely Palm Sunday and Easter Resources, plus a reflection on celebrating when the clouds close in, and your hand-crafted liturgy at the bottom. Enjoy! Palm Sunday Sonrise Easter Cross Craft – with video! Together Apart – printable all-age pack Three Special Days and One Big Surprise – felt-board Easter story Puzzle Pages … More Palm Sunday “Hallelujah Anyway, I suppose.”
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
My my my, what a set of passages this week! There are some juicy themes here. Click here for a thoughtful re-examination of the woman at the well – often held to be a sinful outcast. But is that what it says? On that topic, here’s probably the funniest academic essay you’ll read today. It’s … More “Sod Off!” Ex 17, Ps 95, Jn 4
Ash Wednesday Resources Click this link to a mega round-up of Ash Wednesday Resources The gift is not like the trespass (Rom 5:12-19) You will need: A set of balance scales with a pan on one side A set of cardboard ‘coins’ [Click here for PDF] A large feather A very heavy (2 or 5lb … More The Gift is not like the Trespass – Rom 5, Ps 32
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!