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Category Archives: Kid’s Church
Did you know that Widow Swankey and King Herod used to play together as children, along with Widow Swankey’s sister Mabel (or was that Cabel)?
Or did you know that the donkey got really upset because those humans, Mary and Joseph, didn’t seem to care that there was a baby in his food?
Or that one of the Wise Men thought that a cloud looked like a sheep with no legs and no head?!
Well, this year’s nativity taught us a lot of new things and was fantastic fun. Oh no it wasn’t! Oh yes it was!
Rosa, one of the young people in Kid’s Church wrote and directed the amazing Pantivity, or was a Natomine, and had us rolling around with laughter. The children were absolutely fantastic, the adults didn’t do to badly either and the donkey made a complete ass of himself!
On Sunday we looked at the Transfiguration (Mark 9.2-9) and, as usual, the children had far more interesting insights than we adults! Here are a few of their pieces of work that I managed to catch on camera. If you can’t read the text click on the picture to view a bigger version.
A very different layout this morning with a circle of chairs rather than rows. There were leaves and rocks under the chairs.To add to the suprise some amazing workshops. Craft making creative paper flowers and adding a prayer which was unusual. In the kitchen a very busy chef helping bake some delicious shaped biscuits, the children were in their element and flour everywhere. How good was that? A quiet area to simply meditate and reflect, we never seem to have the time to do this so I took the opportunity and felt my batteries had been charged. The children were so excited with the atmosphere and physically jumping for joy. The best however, was the singing with actions and all adults delighted in behaving like kids. Bending like teapots not Beckham! What!!!!!
It only leaves me to say well done to those who took so much time in preparing such a fun and different Church service. Please can we have more?
(Apologies for the quality of the photos!)
Here are some photos from last Sunday where in Kids Church we learnt more about how God is our shepherd – how he feeds us, guides us and looks after us when things are scary. We made some very cute fluffy sheep, the idea for which was found on – ewetube!
The young people were asked what they liked about Children’s Church. Here are some of their answers.