Faith in Homes

Living out the Christian faith at home may not seem easy for families. This website offers both families and church leaders a variety of easy-to-use ideas, resources, events and other websites to help you live out faith together.

Popcorn prayers: giving dry bones life

24 May 2016

Make popcorn from dry, rattly kernels to help you pray together about difficult situations that you'd like to see brought back to life.

Continue reading Food | Prayer | New life

Palm Sunday spinner

9 Mar 2016

Make this creative spinner at home to mark Palm Sunday. When the straw is rolled in the hands, the word ‘Hosanna!’ appears on the palm leaf. Children love watching this trick of the eye happen!

Continue reading Palm Sunday | Craft

Exploring the empty tomb

18 Feb 2016

Ever heard something true that is hard to believe or understand? Ever had to convince someone that something ‘unbelievable’ really has happened? ‘Three things you didn’t know’ is a discussion-based idea that gives the opportunity to explore more about the empty tomb.

Continue reading Easter | Resurrection | Discussion

Britain's families - thriving or surviving?

10 Feb 2016

A new UK-based report from 4Children, 'Britain's families: thriving or surviving?' covers six areas of family life and makes recommendations for future developments.

Continue reading Family life

Eat, pray, talk - the Last Supper

27 Jan 2016

Gather with your family or a group of friends. Learn about the Last Supper, learn more about each other, pray using a fun 'prayer cube' and enjoy food together.

Continue reading Last Supper | Lent | Prayer | All-age

Christmas card Snap (for younger children)

17 Dec 2015

Use packs of Christmas cards to make matching pairs of Christmas pictures, and play a game of Snap.

Continue reading Christmas | Games | Younger children

Christmas card Snap (for older children)

17 Dec 2015

Use packs of Christmas cards to make matching pairs of Christmas pictures, and play a game of Snap.

Continue reading Christmas | Games | Older children

Catch a coin - an edible idea

10 Dec 2015

The Christmas story talks about a number of ‘gifts’ and about Jesus coming to be a ‘light in the darkness’. This all-age activity explores both, using some chocolate coins and a torch.

Continue reading Christmas | Light | All-Age

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