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.
Jesus is invited to a dinner party that is interrupted by an outsider who gives him the love and welcome he should have received from his host. This idea is a performance piece for an act of worship or a reflection on welcome, love and forgiveness
The Feast of Trinity comes on the Sunday immediately after Pentecost and celebrates the mystery of God as three in one. This outline is full of lively suggestions for exploring this mystery in an all-age service or special event.
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.