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.

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Love Life Live Lent Kids

24 Feb 2015

This booklet helps children and adults change the world for the better during Lent one small action at a time. It offers 40 simple child-friendly actions for each day of Lent to make the world a better place - locally, nationally and globally.

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LENT - spell it out

20 Feb 2015

Lent marks Jesus' 40 days of being tempted in the desert. What things tempt you? How do you resist temptation? What can we learn from Jesus' response? Using the four letters L-E-N-T and some simple discussion starters, share together your thoughts, feelings and experiences.

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Valentine's Day for all - say it with the Bible

10 Feb 2015

Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to celebrate love and relationships between family and friends of all ages. The Bible mentions 'love' over 500 times. Use this simple twist on the traditional hide-and-seek game to find out what the Bible actually says.

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Valentine's Day for all - say it from the heart

8 Feb 2015

Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to celebrate love and relationships - not just the romantic celebration between two people but also between family and friends. Celebrate using this simple but fun activity of writing thoughts on hearts.

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Valentine's Day for all - say it with food and fun

6 Feb 2015

Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to celebrate love and relationships - not just the romantic celebration between two people but also between family and friends. Celebrate using these ideas for some fun, family, friends and food!

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Make your own Easter garden

14 Apr 2014

Making an Easter garden is a visual reminder of the setting in which Jesus died and then rose again to new life. Suitable for all ages, it is something that can be an important part for families preparing for Easter.

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Celebrating Lent and Easter with all ages

31 Mar 2014

Godspace, part of Mustard Seed Associates, has brought together a host of ideas from various sources for celebrating Lent and Easter with people of all ages and denomination at home or in church.

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Family Fun for Easter

22 Feb 2012

This book offers 30 interesting ideas for families to use in the home during the season of Lent and Easter.

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Lent and Easter

20 Feb 2012

Over the next few weeks, we will be adding ideas for families as we journey together through the season of Lent and Easter. So let's get started by considering - What is Lent?

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Egg and spoon obstacle course

27 Jan 2012

It's hard to give things up, and very tempting to 'give up' in the wrong way! Here is an obstacle course for Lent to see if you can stay 'on course' or fall off when the going gets tricky. It is both fun and thought-provoking, linking to the story of Jesus' temptation in the wilderness.

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Plaited bread

4 Feb 2011

A way to remember the three temptations Jesus faced in the desert by baking some plaited bread.

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