Here is a round-up of Lent resources from The Reflectionary, with some Holy Week items as well. Enjoy! (And if you like this post, please share it with others who would find it useful too. If each person reading this passes it on to just one extra, that’s a lot of free resources to help … More Last-minute Lent Resources
I admit it. I get irritated with people who ask the same question over and over. It’s a failing in me, I know. I should be more patient, more understanding of insecurities or the need for reassurance or whatever, but I’m not. I just get irritated. “Yes, I already said you could park there.” (Do … More Questions, questions – John 21:1-19
Walking Home on a Friday Evening Well, that’s it I guess. It’s over. The whole giddy dream is over. I really did think he was The One – I even said it to his face. “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God”, I said. Guess I was wrong. This isn’t like the … More “It Is Finished” – a Good Friday meditation
Peter’s big catch contained all kinds of funny fish, just like God’s family. We can explore the diversity of God’s family with this fun sketch and a very silly game! You could use the sketch at All Age Worship or Messy Church, or for an assembly on inclusion and diversity. What other kinds of funny fish … More Luke 5:1-11 – Funny Fish
Maundy Thursday- a journey into the night. A time for tears, sorrow, a time to reflect, repent, and remember. … More Into the Night – Look, See, Pray.
Some ideas for a Maundy Thursday with more of the punch that it had the first time round. … More Maundy Thursday – What really needs cleaning?
God’s supreme revelation was Jesus, of course, but considering that God is the Omnipotent Lord of the Universe, I have to say that I don’t think that was a particularly efficient way of getting the message across. … More Acts 2:14a, 36-41
[Click here for printable Puzzle Pages (PDF) – Fifth Sunday of Lent] 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 A4 … More Puzzle Pages – Lent 5
Spend some moments looking at this image. Look at the face, the hands, the feet. What do you notice? Look at the light and the dark, the ripples. Where do they come from? Put yourself in the place of Peter. You have left the safety of your boat, striding out at the bidding of your … More Being – The Hand of God
Come, sit a while. Take time to rest and be. Cease your doing. Come, sit a while with me. Take some time to absorb this picture. Hear the buzz of conversation around the table. What is everyone saying? What are they thinking but not saying? Smell the food and the body heat, sense the mood. What … More Being – Being Washed