Click the image below to download a his-res flyer for my upcoming workshops. Feb mostly full, but dates available in Mar and Apr still. It’s a great resource for Lent or anytime. Look below for your reflections on Isa 9 and your liturgy resources based on the hauntingly beautiful Psalm 27. Blessings, peeps! Lovely? Reflection … More Psalm 27 & Isa 9 – Lovely?
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?
This week in the RCL, we have a ever-popular 23rd Psalm. At the end of this post you’ll find a confessions and absolution, blessings and dismissal based on Jesus, The Good Shepherd and suitable for any week of the year There are also links to LOADS of sheep-based resources. If you have never tried out … More Good Shepherd Resources
A few weeks ago I went for my second Covid jab at a large vaccination hub. I only vaguely remembered the location from my first time. “No problem”, thinks I, “the sat-nav will know the way.” However, this time I was in a borrowed car with a borrowed sat nav and its maps were out … More Mazes vs Labyrinths (2 Samuel 5:1-10)
Many of us will be walking with the disciples on the road to Emmaus this week, smiling indulgently with their confusion and secretly winking at each other ‘cos we know who the stranger is who joins them on their walk. If only hindsight were available at the time, eh? Sadly, nothing on The Reflectionary can provide … More Road to Emmaus – a Finger Labyrinth
I know, I know, the Christmas decorations are barely packed away. But Lent is looming, and I thought you might like a free taster of this year’s devotional for individuals and groups. Here is the (probably final) cover. Many thanks to all those who have commented on the drafts. Called ‘Broken Bits & Weirdness (but … More Lent Devotions – new book preview!
Not able to meet in our church buildings at the moment? No reason to miss out on the Advent Wreath – make your own! It’s a great way to mark to season, and you can use many of these as Advent Calendars as well. Here’s selection of ideas for making your own Advent Wreath with … More Advent Wreaths
Psalm 100 – The Lord is Good Welcome to Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of us in God’s family. Ten jam-packed pages of great ideas that you can print off and use for free. Links for PDFs are below. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of … More Together, Apart – Psalm 100 – Plus Videos!
Advent Devotions – Book Giveaway!
Would you like an Advent calendar filled with more than chocolate?
My new book, Walking to Bethlehem, helps us take a step back and look at the familiar through fresh eyes.
Plus, win a signed copy! … More Advent Devotions – Book Giveaway!