Here are some lovely ways to use poppies for your Remembrance Day Service, or for Messy Church or a school assembly, plus links to other resources. Links first: Here is a service outline from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (from which the Bible verses below are taken). Here is a huge round up of … More Poppies for Remembrance
This creative mediation and liturgy for Remembrance Sunday guides us through confession, forgiveness and resolution as we consider the colours of a poppy. Suitable for all ages, not just children! … More Resources for Remembrance Sunday
This creative mediation and liturgy for Remembrance Sunday guides us through confession, forgiveness and resolution as we consider the colours of a poppy. Suitable for all ages, not just children! … More The Colours of a Poppy – Craft, Meditation and Prayers for Remembrance Sunday
One day, says the prophet, “Swords will be beaten to make ploughs.” Until then we must remember in gratitude the many who gave us a gift of their present: and we honour them most truly when we become peacemakers and seek righteousness. … More Strong enough to let go – Look, See, Pray
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
Make a Poppy Cross as an Act of Worship.
How to make a free-standing wire cross, and simple flowers to place on it, with reflections. … More Make a Poppy Cross as an Act of Worship
Name aloud victims of sin that comes from darkness – those killed or injured in wars and acts of terror; those who mourn them; victims of racial aggression; refugees … dip your fingers in the red water and let it drip onto the paper around the black mark. … More Amos 5:18-24 – A Meditation for Remembrance Day