Like a mustard seed

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds, All-age
The parable of the mustard seed is one of the most memorable and profound stories that Jesus told his followers. This outline explores some of its meaning with reference to three other Bible stories.

Harvest at home

This is a simple harvest fundraising activity for families to do at home in the week leading up to a special Harvest Thanksgiving service at church.

A harvest of compassion

Harvest is an opportunity to thank God for our food and also look outward. This outline draws on Isaiah 58 with ideas for an all-age celebration to help us look outward on the world with compassion at this festival time.

Harvest games

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.

A harvest home - craft idea

Our Christian harvest festival has its biblical roots in the Feast of Tabernacles. Here are some group activity and craft ideas to create a special prayer space linked to the celebration.

Celebrate harvest

All-ageAll-Age service
This is an idea for a short act of worship for all ages at Harvest Thanksgiving.

In the beginning

8-11 year olds, All-age
An outline that explores the story of creation using ideas from the book of Job.

Creation statues

All-ageAll-Age service
A simple activity to help everyone learn, remember and explore the days of creation from Genesis 1.