Growing in God’s love
Sharing it with all
Challenges for young or young at heart.
Sunday 31 January 2021
Today we are looking at a special occasion in the Bible where Jesus is presented in the temple for the very first time. Using the art on the sheet and the words from Luke 2: 22-
You can use any media you like; paint, pens, bricks, Lego, clay -
Sunday 24 January 2021
Today we are looking at Jesus’ very first miracle. We read in John 2: 1-
The challenge is to take something very ordinary like a toilet roll (whole or just the inner) and make it into something extraordinary! If you don’t have a toilet roll or would prefer to use something else you can. Perhaps you could make some clothing, make an ornament, create a wind chime by cutting a spiral, re-
Sunday 17 January 2021
You may want to watch this cartoon before or on a different device during the service.
As part of the service we will be thinking about what it is to hear God. I wonder if you can come up with a new invention to help you listen or perhaps you could make a 'megaphone' or something that will make your voice louder (Sorry parents ☺) or perhaps see if you can make a cup and string talking device.
Sunday Service 3 January 2021
EPIPHANY STAR -
• Epiphany star print out You could look at Matthew 2:1–12 in the Bible and write your own version of the story.
• Think of ‘Star words’ – words that would encourage you or others on a journey as we step into 2021. You could look at the bible and find verses that encourage you. Perhaps you could find a way to share them with others.
Epiphany Star Colouring -
a stick/straw/dowel/popsicle stick/etc.
• Colour and cut out both sides of the star.
• If you want to add embellishments, tape some ribbon to the back side of one of your stars or to the stick.
• Tape a stick (or a straw, dowel, popsicle stick, etc.) to the back side of one of your stars and glue the back sides of both stars together.
Sunday Service 22 November
Remembrance Sunday 8 November
Sunday Service 4 October
In one of our Bible readings today it says
‘Wait for the Lord;
be strong, and let your heart take courage;
wait for the Lord!’
I would love you to think about when it is difficult to wait for something and how difficult it can be to be patient. The activity is to come up with a game or something else that will help you wait patiently.
You could draw it or write about it or even make it. Here are some ideas to get you going: What about Church top trumps, or a Lego challenge or countdown clock.
Let your imaginations go wild! I very much look forward to seeing them later.
Sunday Service 27 September
Please have a conker or something else to remind you of nature that you can hold in your hand.
You may also like to have a pen and paper ready to take part in today’s service activity.
Sunday Service 6 September
Heart Lego Build Challenge -
Summer Fun for the Young and Young at Heart!
Here is a bundle of fun for you to enjoy at your convenience. To make the most out of some of the packs,
you may like to have a bible to hand.
Road Trip Activity Pack (aimed at under 6's) a great pack to use on car journeys.
Exploring Peter Activity Sheets (aimed at 7-
Exploring Paul Activity Sheets (aimed at 7-
Creative Sermon Notes for Children -
Hebrews for beginners! This is appropriate for all ages and could be fun for adults to try.
Sunday Service 9 August
Sunday Service 19 July
Sunday Service 21 June
This week we have some special craft activities and have some craft packs we would love to share with you (most suitable for pre-
us know by completing this request form, that way we can make sure we have enough. You can collect your
pack from outside your chosen church building on Saturday (20th) between 2-
Sunday Service 14 June
The challenge this week is based around Psalm 100. Using any of the imagery seen in the psalm create a drawing, sculpture, lego build or facemask of a sheep thinking about what it means to be one of God's sheep. Or create a noise maker or find something to make a noise with (sorry parents!) or take some time to sit and reflect listing all the things you are grateful for.
Sunday Service 31 May
Please find attached a colouring sheet. There will also be other task options given at the start of the service for those who fancy doing something different.
Sunday Service 24 May
This week’s challenge is to make, paint or draw a place, person or situation that makes you feel safe. In our service we will be hearing about how Jesus prayed to God to keep safe the people that had become Jesus’ friends in this world and had begun to follow him. Jesus knew he was going to be leaving them to go back to God.
Sunday Service 17 May
The challenge today is to build and decorate paper boats (you can build as many as you like). We are using a metaphor that COVID-
Sunday Service 10 May
Sunday Service 3 May
Sunday Service 26 April
This week I would love you to make a lion mask to help us with our King of Me song. You can print out the template or try your hand at crafting or building one.
Sunday Service 19 April
The challenge for the young and young at heart if they wish is to junk model or create out of Lego or other items a flower/tree/garden or something of their choice which helps them think about God's creation and how we can take better care of it.
The Easter Eggs colouring is from www.jacqui-
If you colour in any of your eggs we would all love to see them, you could post them on social media, post them to a friend, put them up in a window for everyone to see, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or you could add them to the notice board by the rectory.
The Easter Worksheet is from www.cartoonchurch.com
Everyone is invited to create a Easter Garden -
Children's Resources -
If you want to hear Rev. Becky read a brilliant story called ‘The Garden, The Curtain and The Cross’ you can watch it on YouTube.
Rev. Becky says ‘I thought I would let you into a secret, when ever I hear someone talk about Zoom (the BRILLIANT means by which we now connect online) I always think about what was one of Noah's favourite nursery rhymes :-
Through Holme CofE academy Rev. Becky is sending resources out to children and their families.
You can find them here.
This colouring page is adapted from the colouring book "Images of Hope". It's based on the verse from Romans 15:13 ‘May the God of hope fill you with joy and peace as you trust in Him’
You are very welcome to download and print this image for your own personal use, but please note the design remains ©Jacqui Grace 2020.
STAYING AT HOME worksheet
Used with kind permission from Dave Walker at CartoonChurch.com.
LENT 5 -
LENT 5 -
Used by kind permission from illustratedministry.com
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