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The story of Esther, a heroine in the Old Testament. Her courage in speaking up of behalf of the Jewish people in exile is celebrated yearly in the Jewish festival of Purim.View idea
A retelling of the story of Daniel in the lions' den, which has been used by many people to encourage believers to stay true to their faith even in the face of fierce opposition. Just as God was with Daniel and even saved him from death, so Christians can trust in the Lord Jesus to be with them, whatever might happen.View idea
The story of the Christian church in the first twelve chapters of the book of Acts - on fire for mission, as well as trying to work out how best to care for its growing membership. This idea would work for a group session or within an all-age service and includes a group drama.View idea
The story of Naomi and Ruth in the book of Ruth has much to teach us about how God welcomes and cares for those who, as refugees, face the loss of family and familiar surroundings. This simple retelling is suitable for use with a small group or as part of all-age worship.View idea
Ideas for prayer from the worldwide family of the church. Suitable for use with a children's group or as part of an all-age service in church.View idea
A selection of words for 'hello' and 'peace' in several different languages. This activity gives a taste of how the Holy Spirit enabled the praises of God to be heard in every language on the day of Pentecost. Suitable for a children's group or as part of an all-age service.View idea
A fun way to tell the story of the healing of the lame man by Peter and John, using a well-known nursery counting song. It is suitable for a Messy Church celebration, an all-age service, collective worship or a group session with adults and children.View idea
Animal picture clues in both Old and New Testaments help us understand more about what God is like. This presentation is suitable for a special service celebrating pets and the amazing variety of animals in God’s world.View idea