Tag Archives: All-Age

Baby Jesus Rocks!

A brilliant tried and tested idea shared by Becky Speyer at the Bourne Parish: Baby Jesus Rocks is a Christmas treasure hunt. The team at the Bourne Parish painted over 500 stones with an image of baby Jesus, and another team of … Continue reading

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Advent Journey: I Wonder Trail

A great idea from Hannah at Chiddingfold: To help children engage more fully with the prayer stations “On the Advent Journey” which had been placed in the church, she produced a series of I Wonder questions to use along side … Continue reading

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Welly Walk – Building Relationships in Your Parish

There is nothing like walking together to enable conversations to happen and relationships to flourish. Where better to walk than amongst the glorious colours of God’s creation in local woods this Autumn. Thanks to Archie and William, aged 9 and … Continue reading

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All Age Worship Resources

A new website full of All-Age Worship resources to download.  Full All Age services, Seasonal services, shorter services, short talks, puppet scripts, dramas and prayer stations.  See http://www.allageworshipresources.org Looking for some new material for Christmas?  Have a look and see. … Continue reading

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More than poppies for Remembrance

Have a look at these ideas for reflective prayer activities linked to themes of World War One and Remembrance.  They will work in both churches and schools. We put them around the church as part of our WW1 “Burpham Remembers” events … Continue reading

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Toddler Praise service

Our baby and toddler group is a proper toddler praise service each Sunday – they get very cross if anyone uses the word ‘creche’! They have a puppet/toy story from the Bible, songs, a prayer, games, toys and crafts. In … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Back Packs – Great Idea for Start of the School Year

Thanks to Mary Hawes for highlighting this: “With a little bit of adjustment, this could be a good way of blessing families as their children start school/go back to school/transition to a new school. I like the idea of a … Continue reading

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