I’m sure you are familiar with Rublev’s icon showing Abraham’s Three Visitors from Genesis 18. It is a popular depiction of the Trinity, with lots a beautiful symbolism in the details. You can read a post about it here. I have recently discovered this new version (below), from self-taught icon-writer, Kelly Latimore. Read more about … More A Different Image of Trinity
Pentecost Resources Together Apart – printable intergen resource pack. Click here to download the PDF Pente’copters – A fab science-and-faith craft with Praise The Lord in languages from Afrikaans to Zulu (You’ll also find this in Together Apart above) Click here for detailed instructions and languages crib sheet for Pente’copters Click here for downloadable PDF of ‘Praise the Lord’ … More Pentecost Round-Up
You’re going to love this week’s craft! It’s a foldable exploding squash book. Template included below and video demonstration. You can use the template for lots of different events, but here I’m using it to show Jesus’ command that we should take the good news of God’s love “To the ends of the Earth!” Plus … More Ascension + Exploding Squash Book!
After a wonderful two weeks of no lessons, daughters home from uni and my own body-weight in chocolate, it’s back to normality today. But let’s not be like the disciples who returned to fishing after the resurrection, or the un-named pair on the road to Emmaus who thought the wonderful dream was all over. Sure … More Wassup? Lk 24
Welcome to 2023! Your resources for Epiphany are below including two crafts / active worship, a sketch and two version of The Blessing. But first … you know that Shrove Tuesday is only seven weeks tomorrow, right? But panic not, fair reader. I have the perfect pre-Lent prep for you. You may have seen my … More Isa 60, Mt 2 – Epiphany + Lent Workshops
What would you do if I told you that Lent is only 11 weeks away? If someone told me that in the middle of Advent, I’d probably kick their ankles. Nevertheless, it is so. But panic not, fair reader. I have the perfect pre-Lent prep for you. You may have seen my upcoming book, 40 … More Is it too soon to mention Lent?
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
There’s a distinctly poxy feeling about this week’s passages, with Naaman and the Ten Lepers. I hope you’ve had your vaccinations! Checkout the links below for some upfront activities, reflections and even a drama script. Alternatively, you may be Harvest-focussed. See this post for a load of Harvest resources and there’s a great craft below … More Luke 17 – Sozo
A Last-Minute Opportunity to book a children’s, youth and family leaders’ retreat day on 9th Sept. Plus all your lectionary-based resources as usual. Retreat But first, the commercial break: From Becky and Rebecca at The Resources Cupboard: Like many events being organised this summer, we have not yet received enough bookings to make this event … More Last-minute opportunity
Woo Hoo! Summer holidays! Today we have your usual lectionary-linked resources and liturgy, including hymn suggestions and a couple of linked activities suitable for youth groups, Messy Church, all-age events or Bible studies. In addition, you have a video and script of a short talk on ‘I am the Gate’ (slightly longer than anticipated because … More Passing through things eternal? + Sheep Racing!