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Sticking Pins in the Cross: A Creative Prayer Activity

This simple activity explores the meaning of the cross and why Jesus died. At a family event last Easter, we stuck a paper cross on a pin-board and wrote some random negative things on to it. We invited the people taking … Continue reading

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A Creative Communion Service Inspired by John 8.1-12

At the end of our service last Sunday, our Communion table looked like this. We started the service thinking about the parable of the lost sheep (Luke 15.1-7). We watched a short video animation of the story (see below) and then … Continue reading

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The Power of Good Communication

A few days ago I wrote about the power of chocolate; how chocolate had motivated my girls to get ready for school on time. Since then we have come up with a much better way to encourage our children to get … Continue reading

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The One About Bringing People to God

At church today we were thinking about bringing people to God and we used this simple activity to pray for people in a creative way. Everyone was given two connected paper people, one represented them and the other one represented … Continue reading

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Explaining the Christmas Story Using a Quiz

If you are looking for an alternative to a talk/sermon at a Christmas event then you could use this Christmas – who wants to be a millionaire quiz. As well as being fun, the quiz is designed to explain some of what … Continue reading

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We Are Family, Right?

I was looking through some old pictures and I came across this photo of an activity we did at church. Everyone was invited to put their fingerprint onto the canvas as a sign that our individuality makes up a united … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus?

I wonder if I asked you to draw a frog if you could do it? What if I asked you to draw this particular frog, could you replicate it exactly? I can guarantee that you can draw an identical one and … Continue reading

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Who or what is the most valuable to you?

Yesterday I started the service at OBC by auctioning of this bundle of 16 £20’s Disappointingly for me the top offer was £30 and even worse than that, it turned out that the 12 year old who made the bid didn’t … Continue reading

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Giving our worries to God

This is an activity using stones to help us to think about handing over our worries to God. You will ideally need to use fairly large stones for this to be effective. Hand the stones out and let people hold … Continue reading

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A fun day stall that reminded people they were special and valuable

This was our church stall at a recent community fun day. Our aim was for people to have a good time but we  also wanted to remind them that they were special and valuable. There is so much in life that … Continue reading

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