Games

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.

Messy Isaiah

All-age
An outline for a Messy Church session on the book of Isaiah or a resource for children’s groups during Advent. The prophecies in Isaiah are often quoted during Advent and some of its key passages are part of Christmas services.

An all-age Trinity

All-ageAll-Age service
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.

The story of Joseph - the peacock

All-age
Joseph's story is one of the most compelling dramas in the Old Testament. This storytelling outline introduces its main character, who is a spoilt show-off but one who God chooses to become his family's saviour.

The story of Joseph - the prime minister

All-age
Joseph's story is one of the most compelling dramas in the Old Testament. This storytelling outline covers the period when Joseph was second in command to the Pharaoh in Egypt and his reunion with his family.

The story of Joseph - the prisoner

All-age
Joseph's story is one of the most compelling dramas in the Old Testament. This storytelling outline covers the period when Joseph was a slave in Egypt and explores how he discovered that God was with him even through the hard times.

Harvest games

All-age
Harvest services and harvest suppers are among the most attended and popular church events of the Christian year. Here are some suggestions for all-age activities that could be part of a church family celebration.

The shepherd's song: a joy-filled meal

8-11 year olds, All-age
Offering hospitality to strangers is a strong Middle Eastern tradition. In Psalm 23, David sings with joy about the welcome he experiences as a guest of God's generous hospitality.