Tag: meditation

  • Worship at Home – Two activities for all ages

    Fire and stone Materials: Candle and rock Let’s reflect on the picture in 1 Peter of living stones. As you come to him, the living Stone – rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him – you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house. for the construction of a sanctuary vibrant with […]

  • 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 for the people around you? How has Jesus shaped your decisions, the surprises, the joys, […]

  • Three Meditations from two moments in Jacob's life

    Here are three prayer stations we shared in to conclude our Jacob series. They can be visited in any order. They can also be used for personal reflection at home. Meditation 1 Setup: Highlighters, jugs of oil, tray of sand and large river rocks in the centre of room.  Dreams, dust. Genesis 28:10-19 Common English […]

  • the Lord's prayer stations

    Here are four stations for worship and prayer that we enjoyed this week. They are simple and easy to set up and can be decorated more elaborately if you have time and space.   Station 1 Extra set up: the word Father in italic print on the wall and coloured markers or pastels.   Our […]

  • Lent week 5 – All-age meditation

    Lent Week 4 – The Light This fifth week of Lent is one where we reflect on the light that God brings us into. The readings for this week are moments in which God provides a new king for Israel after great disappointment 1 Samuel 16:1-13 and Jesus heals a blind man and causes a big […]

  • Lent week 4 – All-age meditation

    Lent Week 4 – The flow This fourth week of Lent is one where we reflect on life flowing into us and life flowing out from us. The readings for this week are moments in which God provides water in the desert  Exodus 17:1-7 and Jesus offers true refreshment to the Samaritan woman, ‘the first […]

  • 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 he was alone in the desert. Our ‘temptation’ passage to spend time with is Psalm […]

  • A cup garden for your Lent display

    A moment from our dinner service.. 2 Corinthians 3:16-18 And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image..And so we are changed, much like Jesus, our lives gradually becoming brighter and more beautiful as God enters our lives and we become like him. Cup […]

  • 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 more time with God. The word Lent means “Spring” or “springtime”. A time of growing […]

  • 'Taste and See' Meditation

    This meditation leads well into the communion meal. Set up: Platters of fruit, paper plates and markers for the kids. Our senses are such a gift to us. The way we experience the world and our creator God. A big part of worship for our ancestors was offering food to God, the best of what […]