One P’tater, Two P’tater … This sketch is set in a school for potatoes and features Spud, a potato who thinks he is just ordinary and boring. We find out that in God (Creator P’tater, there’s no greater tater) the ordinary can be extraordinary. There’s plenty of audience interaction, and roles for everyone in your … More One P’tater, Two P’tater – A Harvest Drama
Links to resources for next Sunday – [Jeremiah 2] [Luke 14 – First and Last (with chocolate)] New Book! Preaching with All Ages Twelve ways to grow your skills and your confidence by Ally Barrett This is a brand-new book, fresh off the press, by someone who knows the problems and pitfalls, as well as the rich … More New book, free book – what’s not to love?
Our culture is dominated by the Big Names. Some celebrity blows their nose and it hits the headlines. (I mean the news hits the headlines not the … sorry). A Famous Name says, ‘buy this shampoo’ and we all buy it. So it’s a welcome antidote to such idle worship (did I spell that wrong?) that 75% of the … More Betty and The Huge Pimple – 2 Kings 5:1-14
There’s a theme of chains running through today’s readings, and the ‘linked’ (ho ho, pun intended) activity works well with all of the readings. It makes a stunning up-front demo, for services, Collective Worship or holiday clubs, or you can have people make their own version as a memorable take-home for Messy Church, Bible study … More Linked Heart Chains – 1 Kings 19:1-15 Luke 8:26-39 Galatians 3:23-29
The Resurrection told in Chocolate Bars You are a Roman soldier telling what happened on the first Easter morning. Have all the chocolate bars laid out in order and hold them up at the appropriate moments. The egg should be one that comes in two halves so that you can open it to show the … More Easter Resources – 30 Pieces of Chocolate
Need something crisp and fresh for your Christingle? Something with a bit of bite? Then look no further than my lunch! Great for your Collective Worship / All Age / Messy Church / Crib Service. … More CRISP-tingle! – A quirky Christingle for schools and churches
We can have a lot of fun with all types of glow-in-the-dark sciency stuff, while thinking about how God is the source of all light and we can shine his light out. Here are lots of ideas for a light party with a science twist, such as luminous letters, fluorescent food, and glow stick (naturally) … More Light Party does Science! (Part 1) Food and Drink
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
Try this awesome Science-and-Faith demonstration for a memorable Ascension (and it’s something different from helium balloons)
Video included! … More Acts 1:1-11 – Bin-Bag Ascension
John 15:9-17 ‘Chosen’
A mathemagic trick and script to illustrate ‘You did not choose me, but I chose you’.
Try it, you’ll be amazed! … More John 15:9-17 I Chose You