Ultimate Festive Fun, and no worry about setting light to someone’s hair or what to do with the left-over oranges afterwards! Make these fabulous edible Christingles as a fun family craft and talk about Jesus, the Light of the World. I suggest that you have make the CakeTingles first, then have a short talk (suggested … More CakeTingles!! + Advent Resources
It’s a bumper crop today (Harvest … Crop … see what I did there?) with your RCL liturgy resources referring to not 1, not 2, not even 3, but FOUR different passages of scripture. OK, I did it by having a choice of two confessions, but its still impressive, yes? So which ever passage you … More Ps 65, Jer 14, Jl 2, Lk 18 + Harvest sketch!
My apologies for an extra post this week, but I did not want you, my lovely subscribers, to miss out on the freebie. In celebration of the launch of not one, not two, but THREE new Nativity Script Books, I’m giving away free (optionally signed) copies. To enter, simply tell someone else about The Reflectionary … More Free Books!
Here’s a bit of festive fun for after Christmas. An instant all-age service for Boxing Day or the first Sunday after Christmas – it’s easy, accessible, and encourages us to rejoice in the ordinary blessings of everyday. It could also be used for American Thanksgiving. I’ve included the words in full so that you don’t … More … and a hat with a bobble on top!
This is the third and final round up of Advent devotionals, this time focussing lovely books just for you. The book suggestions 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 … More Advent Devotionals – 3 – Personal
This fab interactive Christingle is great for a school assembly, all-age worship or Messy Church. Follow the clues to build up the Christingle bit by bit and find out what each part means. As the elements are found and brought up, you can assemble larger versions on a giant Christingle at the front or a … More Christingle Treasure Hunt
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
You may run screaming at the thought, but Advent Sunday is less than 8 weeks away. Now is the time to think about what you’d like to read in the run up the the World’s Biggest Birthday Party. In this first post, I have a bunch of Advent devotionals suitable for small groups, so that … More Advent Devotionals – 1 – Groups
Colouring links are below. Nativity Videos Lots of readers have sent in lovely comments about the Nativity Script ‘God Is With Us – Everywhere!’ It’s been great to read about your events and to watch your videos – thank you so much. 🙂 I particularly liked one which featured the lesser-known Nativity character of the … More Light of the World Colouring and a Festive Nativity Flamingo
But first – InstaWhatsit Yes, I’ve finally succumbed and joined Instagram. I’ll be posting book updates and writing snippets, pictures of my beloved Dwagony and absolutely NO pictures of my lunch! Find me as @fayrowlandauthor And Second – Nativity Video I’ve spent the last two weeks editing together this video for my church’s Christmas Day … More More Relaxing Colouring and Nativity Video (Taa-daa!)