A selection of Christmas readings for children

All-ageSpecial event
This idea contains a variety of readings and poems that could be read by children or children and adults as part of a Christmas carol service, Christingle or special event.

Pentecost: all-age worship

All-age
Pentecost celebrates the birthday of the church: when Jesus fulfilled His promise by sending the Spirit of God to be with his followers. This activity helps a church to celebrate Pentecost together with all ages present.

A call to worship on Mothering Sunday

All-ageAll-Age service
The following idea offers a selection of Bible verses and visuals with which to call everyone to worship at a Mothering Sunday service.

A special event or holiday club for children

How does a church create new opportunities to share the Christian story with the majority of children who are out there in your community. So where do you start? What is involved? Who do you need to help you?

Christmas - presentation of the real meaning of Christmas

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds, All-ageAll-Age service
Here is an idea for a Christmas presentation that can involve a number of people - children and adults - as they help the congregation to explore what Christmas is really about.

Dramatic presentation of Christmas linked to Easter

All-age
This idea for a Christmas presentation links the miracle of Christmas with the mystery of Easter. It tries to put the Christmas story into the context of the bigger picture of God coming down to earth as Jesus, not just to be born but also to die for us.

Praying with ropes

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds
An idea for a prayer activity with a children's group using a variety of coloured ropes