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Hosanna Prayers: A Creative Prayer approach for Palm Sunday
On Palm Sunday, the crowd went wild when Jesus rode into Jerusalem and they shouted Hosanna which means save. Often prayers in church are quiet and calm but Palm Sunday reminds us that a Prayer can be loud, emotional and … Continue reading
The One About Star Prayers
We used a star prayer activity at church last week. Every person was given a paper star and we were all invited to write a prayer on each side of it On one side we were to write something about God, … Continue reading
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 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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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
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
Posted in Being honest about our faith, creative communication, Faith, Life experiences, self worth Tagged church fun day stall, communicating God loves you through activities, communicating the good news in creative ways, creative communication, creative prayer, everyone is valuable, God loves us, learning through fun, loved by God, self worth, you are unique, you are valuable 4 Comments
The one where I beat a bunny with my Bible
It is time for me to confess that I once beat up a bunny. I had intended to hit it with a hammer but unfortunately I couldn’t find one and so I hit that poor little bunny with my Bible until it was … Continue reading
The one about candles, the Holy Spirit and Pentecost
As a part of our celebration of Pentecost Sunday at Orchard Baptist we finished the service with a prayer response using candles. People were invited to pray a prayer asking to be filled with the Spirit before writing their name on a … Continue reading
Posted in creative communication, Faith, God is with us, Holy Spirit, Relationship with God Tagged all age service, candles in prayer, creative communication, creative prayer, day of pentecost, filled with the spirit, holy spirit, pentecost, prayer response, receive the Holy Spirit, rely on God 2 Comments