A selection of words for 'hello' and 'peace' in several different languages. This activity gives a taste of how the Holy Spirit enabled the praises of God to be heard in every language on the day of Pentecost.
A fun way to tell the story of the healing of the lame man by Peter and John, using a well-known nursery counting song. It is suitable for a Messy Church celebration, an all-age service, collective worship or a group session with adults and children.
Paul's first missionary journey was the island of Cyprus. It was the scene of conversions and a dramatic confrontation as the gospel took root. This outline explores the story with ideas to use for a small group or within an all-age celebration.
Paul never planned to evangelise Malta. He was there because of a storm at sea and a series of bad decisions by others; however this setback turned into an opportunity, because the story of Jesus was proclaimed on this Mediterranean Island.
Pentecost is the next festival after Easter but it often gets overlooked. Just as God breathed into Adam at creation, we need the breath of God's Spirit to bring us to new life in Christ. This is a reflective story suitable for an all-age service.