Lent 2

Sorry that I’m a bit late posting. There has been a lot of extra writing to cram in this last week. Readers in Canada, the US, Mid and South America will see this a day later than normal, but still in good time for your Sunday services, I hope. As usual, you can find liturgy … More Lent 2

The Joy of Exploring- Look, See, Pray

The adult in me immediately worries about losing the littl’un, her having an accident, maybe a rampaging fire-breathing dragon leaping from behind the beech trees, or simply risking sensitising Mary-Jane to pollen and a lifetime of hayfever. I’m a RESPONSIBLE person (who worries too much). My inner child-self says “Go for it, kid! Run, explore, discover bees and bluebells, birdsong and trees to play in!” … More The Joy of Exploring- Look, See, Pray

Simple Liturgies for Advent – Christingle / Advent Candle Prayers

Here are two simple, child-friendly liturgies for making Christingles and for lighting Advent candles. You can use them for all-age worship, for school events, for Messy Church or for regular services. Obviously, the Chocolate Orange Christingle also works with regular oranges. The Advent prayers (below) can be used one each week, or all at once … More Simple Liturgies for Advent – Christingle / Advent Candle Prayers

Advent Devotionals – 2 – Children / Families

This is the second round up of Advent devotionals, this time focussing families, children and all-age. The books come from a post on The Hope Filled Family by my friend and fellow ACW (Association of Christian Writers) member, Lucy Rycroft. She goes into much more detail than I have space for here, so I recommend … More Advent Devotionals – 2 – Children / Families

Book Reviews – for Children and Young People (and for us not-so-young, too!)

Who doesn’t love a beautiful book? Here are some that you might like to consider from my own bookshelves and from the suggestions of friends. Big Mama Makes the World Phyllis Root Illus. Helen Oxenbury My children are all in double figures now, but when I was clearing out some of their baby books, this … More Book Reviews – for Children and Young People (and for us not-so-young, too!)