Peter

A lame man is healed at the Beautiful Gate

All-age
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.

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.

Peter and Cornelius

All-age
This is an outline for a group to explore the story of Peter and the Roman officer Cornelius, as found in Acts 10. Here, the Holy Spirit helps Peter to overcome prejudice so that the church can grow.

Exploring forgiveness

8-11 year olds, All-age
We know we should be ready to forgive those who hurt us but sometimes it's not that simple! This is at the heart of the very practical question that Peter put to Jesus in Matthew 18:21-35. The parable of the unforgiving servant is a focus for this idea.

Peter's Story

All-age
A reflective story version of the life of Peter

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