It was fantastic to have our Brownies and Guides with us for our worship this morning. Today’s reading from St. Lukes’ Gospel was about Herod whom Jesus described as ‘that Fox’ and about God sheltering us under her wings like a hen with her chicks. We brought to God the times when we had hurt…Continue reading All Age Worship – The Fox and he Hen
BAPTISM OF CHRIST John the Baptist – although a bit weird – is one of us. Sand and gold. Jesus – God in human form. Have made him of brown paper too – but he just needed loads of glitter because people did see his glory. The blue glitter is the water of the Jordan…Continue reading Picture Sermon – Baptism of Christ
For a few years, some time ago, I presented many of my sermons in picture form. These were not great works of art, but rather rough and ready pictures made as I resopondeed to the text (almost always the Gospel). This enabled me to preach with just notes rather than a fully written sermon, and…Continue reading Picture Sermons
I developed this idea last year and now some of my friends are using it too. It works well because it grabs people’s interest as soon as they come into church. It’s up to you whether you let people look straight away or make them wait! At our All age Services, everyone is given a goody…Continue reading All Age Goody Bags
I’ve been planning for an All Age Service in a few weeks and have been thinking about how to convey God’s forgiveness in different ways. The activity is about the Good News, which, of course, includes God’s forgiveness. The activity itself will be straightforward – a picture of someone announcing ‘Good News’ (plenty of options…Continue reading Learning about Forgiveness Visually
This is my sermon for Year a Proper 21. The image is from an icon I painted entitled ‘Extreme Humiity’. I think the issue of our use of power is centrally important in toChristian faith, and something we should talk about more both locally and nationally – and of course, internationally. Some time ago…Continue reading Sermon AProper21
This is an assembly on the text from 2 Corinthians 9: 6-7. I used this at school this morning and we had a really good time. “Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as they have decided in their heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God…Continue reading A school assembly on cheerful giving
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