A lame man is healed at the Beautiful Gate

A fun way to tell the story of the healing of the lame man by Peter and John, using a well-known nursery counting song. It is suitable for a Messy Church celebration, an all-age service, collective worship or a group session with adults and children.

Palm Sunday story

4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds, All-age
The story of Palm Sunday, told from a child's point of view. Suitable for all-age worship or a children's group.

A father's prayer

8-11 year olds, All-ageAll-Age service
This outline for a group session focuses on a father who came to Jesus for help because his son was very ill. It can be used for Father's Day or could be adapted as a framework for an all-age celebration in church.

The forgotten story of Christmas

The story of Zechariah and Elizabeth is often overlooked in our eagerness to tell what happened to Mary and Joseph at the first Christmas. The following outline offers a storytelling template to be used in all-age worship and with children's groups.

A mother's best advice

8-11 year olds
This outline explores the story of the miracle of water into wine at Cana with a particular focus on Mary's advice to Jesus. Parts of this outline could be used in the context of Mothering Sunday.

The woman at the well

8-11 year olds, All-ageAll-Age service
As Jesus travelled through Samaria once, he stopped by a well to talk with a woman. The conversation that followed his request for a drink is a master class in how to draw people closer to God and to a living faith of their own.

Celebrate the Last Supper

All-ageAll-Age service
This simple outline offers a lively way to tell one incident from the Last Supper and introduces Jesus as the Saviour King who shows us the way to serve others.

Let there be light

All-ageAll-Age service
An idea for a dramatic presentation by a group to explore different sorts of light and leads into how we can all be part of God's command to let the light shine.