Puzzle Pages – Shrove Tuesday & Ash Wednesday

[Click here for printable Puzzle Pages (PDF) – Shrove Tuesday & Ash Wednesday] This year I have updated the Puzzle Pages to link more closely with the Lenten Tree Activity. They will still stand on their own, or you can access the original Puzzle Pages via the link in the menu. Puzzle Pages are downloadable … More Puzzle Pages – Shrove Tuesday & Ash Wednesday

Isaiah 1:21-31

This is the text of a pair of essays submitted as part of my course at Spurgeon’s College for the module ‘Reading and Using the Bible’. The first part is an exegesis, the second part has application with children’s activities. The first part was formative (not for credit), the second part was my grade for … More Isaiah 1:21-31

Time Travel TV

Good Friday
Narr: Now we will travel forward in time just one day, to Friday, and our reporter, Rosy Parker is in the town square. (Wobble)
(Rosy enters)
Narr: Rosy, it looks like there’s a riot going on. Is it the crowd with the palm leaves again? … More Time Travel TV

Mothering Sunday

This is the text of my talk for the family service on Mothering Sunday, complete with props and stage directions. Feel free to use / adapt / etc as appropriate. Text is Psalm 103 Mothering Sunday – March 6th 2016 Props: Three large pots with attached flowers. Labelled thus (label covered with post-it note) and containing … More Mothering Sunday

John 1:1-14

Christmas Day – What do you get when you cross a far eastern electronics factory with Google translate? No, it’s not a weird cracker joke, although it sounds like one. The answer is Chinglish. There is the famous sign in the dry-cleaner’s window that says, ‘Gentlemen must drop their trousers here’, for instance. The words are all correct but somehow the meaning has got mangled. … More John 1:1-14