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For such a time as this - the story of Esther

All-ageAll-Age service
The story of Esther, a heroine in the Old Testament. Her courage in speaking up of behalf of the Jewish people in exile is celebrated yearly in the Jewish festival of Purim.

Daniel in the lions' den

All-ageAll-Age service
A retelling of the story of Daniel in the lions' den, which has been used by many people to encourage believers to stay true to their faith even in the face of fierce opposition.

Messy mission: Acts 1-12

8-11 year olds, All-age
The story of the Christian church in the first twelve chapters of the book of Acts. This idea would work for a group session or within an all-age service and includes a group drama.

Speaking in tongues

All-age
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.

Praying with the world

All-age
Ideas for prayer from the worldwide family of the church. Suitable for use with a children's group or as part of an all-age service in church.

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