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Mapping your week with God

A reflection for home or in a worship gathering that we shared in last Sunday. Materials: Paper and marker. How has being a Christ follower or someone who loves and respects Jesus shaped your week? What has his love meant… Continue Reading →

Joy-Filled Advent Calendar – Begins this Wednesday!

Ideas for Living Joyfully into this Season 4o days of Celtic Advent and 12 days of Christmas 2017 In the 6th century, the Celtic Christians celebrated Advent during the 40 days before Christmas, as a mirror to the period of… Continue Reading →

A simple Ash service

Set-up: Bowl of Ash. The ‘wisdom of ash’ poem printed on the wall. (below) Native white flowers in basket. Communion. Psalm pages for each person. Optional Kids package – pretzels – remind us of praying arms and some plasticine to make… Continue Reading →

Lent Week 2 – All-age meditation & action

Lent Week 2 – Listening and not listening This second week of Lent is one where we face up to the temptations that surround us without and within. The texts for this week include Jesus’ own time of temptation when… Continue Reading →

Lent Week 1 – All-age meditation & action

Lent Lent is the time from this coming Wednesday that goes until Easter. It’s a special time when we get ready for Easter. A time when God’s people all over the world really think about our friendship with God and spend… Continue Reading →

Paper Plane Intercession

Materials: Paper squares for each person, pens, blu tac. Opening Prayer Creator, source of our life, We come to you. May this time together be for the welcome of your tenderness and strength in and through our lives. (Silence) In… Continue Reading →

World Communion Sunday Communion Liturgy

Prayers we shared yesterday at our World Communion service. Today is world communion Sunday. On this first Sunday of October, we celebrate with churches all around the world our family of faith in all it’s rich diversity. We celebrate our… Continue Reading →

Blessings of Peace and Welcome for your Doorway

In a time where violence, fighting, stress and loneliness enters our homes in so many ways, we want to pray peace, protection and welcome on the places we live. When Jesus sent his friends into towns and villages to stay… Continue Reading →

Greening of the Cross Liturgy

Greening of the Cross   Play dvd clip ‘God’s Wonderful Surprise’ from the Jesus Storybook Bible    What a wonderful mystery is this God, this power, this life beyond death. Jesus, the first of the sleepers has risen. Power is… Continue Reading →

Palm Sunday Resources

Photograph by Matthew Wiebe Intro to Palm Sunday Today we remember the special journey Jesus took into Jerusalem the week before he was killed. Like a king Jesus rode into the city and Jesus’ followers started getting excited, they thought… Continue Reading →

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