Naomi and Ruth

8-11 year olds, All-age
The story of Naomi and Ruth has much to teach us about how God welcomes and cares for those who, as refugees, face the loss of family and familiar surroundings. This simple retelling is could be used with a small group or in all-age worship.

The Cross and the Crib

All-ageAll-Age service
An outline for a presentation for Christmas that links the events of Bethlehem to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus

Zechariah and the angel

8-11 year olds, All-age
This Advent idea unpacks the story of Zechariah and the angel from the beginning of Luke's Gospel and explores what it might teach us about our own response to God.

Acting out the Lord's Prayer

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds, All-ageAll-Age service
Some simple actions to go with the Lord's Prayer for use in worship with children present

Advent Candles

All-ageAll-Age service
Prayers and readings for lighting the Advent Candles

Christmas - Prayer

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds, All-ageAll-Age service
A prayer idea on the theme of Christ the rescuer

For the Lord and for Gideon

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds
Repeatedly in the Bible and in Christian history, God chooses the least, the last and the unlikely to do great things in his name. The story of Gideon teaches us that God is not impressed by size or status but can use any of us to serve him in this life.

Lent - Praying a special prayer for Lent

4-7 year olds, All-ageAll-Age service
The following is an action prayer idea for Lent which could be a regular short feature for each session of the Sundays in Lent.