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Acts 8.26-40; Psalm 22.25-31; 1 John 4.7-21; John 15.1-8

Send out

A prayer and discipleship action for this coming week

Adult & All Age

Live your faith

 Encourage everyone to put their faith into action.

Reflect prayerfully on your personal life. How might it change your relationship with God, and/or with other people, if you were to stop doing one thing?

Use the suggestion above and/or click on the image below to download a PDF of this week's Live your faith suggestions. Subscribers to Children & Young People can also view their own Live your faith.

Thumbnail of example Live your faith sheet

  • You can download, print and distribute these sheets – you could put your weekly notices on the other side.
  • You could also download and save the pdfs and attach them to weekly email bulletins, or send to people who find it difficult to get to church.
  • You can put them on your church website or Facebook page.

A note on copyright

If you would prefer to create your own mix of materials to add to a weekly notice sheet, for example, you may copy the following resources from the weekly materials:

  • Bible notes
  • Prayers
  • PostScript
  • Live your faith suggestions
  • Children’s Sheet
  • Picture pointers

Please include this acknowledgement to ROOTS:
© ROOTS for Churches Ltd 2002-2018. Reproduced with permission.

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Spiritual styles abbreviations

W Word E Emotion S Symbol A Action
Read our Spiritual Styles articles

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A sending out prayer

Abide in God as God abides in you

Abide in God as God abides in you,
then you will bear much fruit;
for apart from God we can do nothing.

Children & Young People

Live your faith

 Encourage the children and young people to put their faith into action.

For families and children

Invite a friend round this week to enjoy the connection of friendship.

For young people

Actively work on a behaviour that needs to be ‘pruned’ this week. 

Spiritual styles abbreviations
W Word E Emotion S Symbol A Action
Read our Spiritual Styles articles

(Adult & All Age subscribers: Go to Adult & All Age Live your faith.)

The Children’s Sheet (revised from January 2018) and Colouring sheet are available to all subscribers and are also suitable for use at home as well as during services and sessions. Click on the images below to view Children's sheets and Colouring sheets in English and Welsh.



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A sending out prayer for children

Fruit tastes lovely and sweet

Fruit tastes lovely and sweet
and is good for us.
Help us to be like fruit for you
in our world this week.

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