• Archive: Church of England

Pray

Dec 1

I shamelessly stole this idea. I saw it on the wall of my friend’s church. I am shameless! 400 twinkly lights from B&Q. A handful of tie-wraps and a cat. OK, perhaps you don’t need the cat. Perhaps.

SumUp Stock Photo

Nov 24

I’m trailing the new stand alone app for contactless giving that comes with SumUp.  I realised there was no good stock image to make a poster out of.  Everything looks like a business.  So I took one.  Do with it whatever you like.

Play Church with Toddlers

Nov 14

  This is an idea I have shamelessly stolen from @revleahvs.  Play is such an important part of learning.  One Sunday night I watched a ten year old from Holy Nativity put her arms up in the air and recount the words of invitation I use at the eucharist.  We learn through playing.  So we

The Communion Meal

Sep 19

The communion meal is a service we have held at Holy Nativity for the last three years.  It is a communion service in reverse.  It is a place for all ages to gather together around God’s table, to share bread and wine together, to eat together, to explore the bible together and to pray together. 

Stars in the Sky

Mar 12

The lectionary text this morning was Genesis 12:1-4.  This is the passage where God makes a promise to Abram that he will have descendants as numerous as the stars. So I took a trip to The Range. This is my regular Saturday afternoon haunt when prepping for Church on Sunday morning.  To make our starry

Children’s Bible Stories

Feb 15

  The Works Publisher’s Outlet currently has some really good resources that are ridiculously cheap!  Over the course of the last week or so I’ve been tentatively ordering copies to give them a read.  My experience is that when books like this appear in outlets they often stray far and wide from the source material.  So