I’m in the midst of running numerous Messy Christingle afternoons for our local school. I was thinking of ideas to engage slightly older children (Years 5 and 6) so went to my happy place – The Range (UK shop). I came across these empty baubles (£1.99 for 6) which gave rise to this… I cut
Fr Simon has put together a new video. Anyone from Holy Nativity, spoiler alert.
Hat tip to @prescentorsue for bringing it to my attention.
I’ve spent the last four weeks doing activity days with 5-11 year old’s at Holy Nativity. Today we looked at The Good Samaritan and “who is my neighbour”? Two minutes and seventeen seconds of animation isn’t going to fill your four hours up but they all shouted “let’s watch it again” afterwards. I think it
The Church of England has recently published a guide to the “Top Ten Facts About Christenings“. It is a starter for ten for people making enquiries about their local church and “getting little Timmy ‘done’”.It seems to have picked the same scab that The Weddings Project picked for a lot of vicars….. it educates people
I just took this in Plymouth.
Fr Simon Rundell published one of the best idea for Pentecost on his blog whilst I was on holiday. I found myself in a bar in Rhodes looking up popcorn machines on eBay. When the day of Pentecost had arrived, we were gathered in Holy Nativity Church with the scouts and a load of visitors
When I was younger there was a church I used to walk past every day in the center of town. It was called St Thomas’ Church. And as a small boy what an impressive place it was. There were huge vertical lines that were accentuated by the spacing of ornately carved pillars. Each window consisted
Here’s something original that I’ve written. It isn’t meant to be read, it is meant to be orated by someone with a strong Yorkshire accent – Me. If all goes to plan, I will be doing that very thing at this moment in time in church. Hope you like it. It was the end of
It has been a busy few weeks in our house. Beginning a new parish ministry at the start of advent is always going to feel like you are jumping onto a moving conveyor belt. We have also been consciously pressing the brakes and trying to ‘do’ advent without rushing into Christmas. This has involved some