This idea contains an outline for a Messy Church in Lent with suggestions for crafts and activities, the celebration and the meal. It is based on the story of the temptations of Jesus and it explores the theme of how to be truly strong.
The weeks of Lent are traditionally a time for personal reflection and recommitment to following Jesus. This outline for an all-age service or group session focuses on making the serious decision to become a disciple of Christ and draws on Luke 14:25-33.
Finding a new way to tell the story of Christmas is always a challenge. This charming version with illustrations could be just what you need to share the wonder of Christmas with adults and children at a special festival service.
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.