Tag Archives: Families

How are you observing Lent this year?

Traditionally in the week or so before Lent actually begins Christians confessed their sins and discerned with their confessors what would be fruitful Lenten penances.  We may not want to talk about penance these days; Lenten discipline or Lenten practice … Continue reading

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Easter ‘Faith at Home’ with the family

Here are two ideas for exploring the Easter story at home this weekend. Some of you will have seen the animation The Super Cool Story of Jesus at the Easter Fun Morning in Hardwick.  Following on from The Well Good … Continue reading

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Chalking the door, a new year blessing

Chalking the door is a modern take on an old tradition of praying for God’s blessing on a home and those who live there, remembering the wise men coming to Jesus’ house and looking forward to a new year. Bless … Continue reading

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The following note has just come through from the Diocesan Office The Children’s Ministry Training Course Come and be inspired! Learn new skills and develop your practice for working with children For all children’s leaders and part of the Authorised … Continue reading

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Candlemas with activities and reflection in Dry Drayton

At Candlemas – 31st January – we held just three services across the 11 Lordsbridge villages instead of the usual 10 or so.  We gave people the choice of where to go – to ‘worship with friends or to make … Continue reading

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The ‘no-rehearsal nativity’

Better late than never!  Here are photos of the St Mary’s ‘scratch’ nativity from Christmas 2015. In a new venture for us we used the ‘No-rehearsal-nativity’ by Janine Gillion as the basis for the December All Age service in our small village … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015 at St Mary’s Hardwick

Photos from Christmas with the worshipping community of St Mary’s Hardwick: (left to right from the top) a decorated window sill, carol singing around the fire, Christmas family fun morning (both photos), the donkey from the scratch nativity, candles in the dark … Continue reading

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