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Ezekiel 17.22-24; Psalm 92.1-4,12-15; 2 Corinthians 5.6-10(11-13)14-17; Mark 4.26-34

Go with God

Adult & All Age

Go with God

Consider together what you have explored, what that means for you and how you will live your faith this week

All age act of worship Session
  • Invite people to spend a few moments thinking about what they have learned about ways in which God’s nature flourishes, and/or how we can discover more about God’s nature through attention to nature.
  • Working in twos or threes, discuss practical steps that you can take, or habits that you can work on, to create an environment in which God’s kingdom values can flourish.

 

Go with God 24/7

Encourage everyone to put their faith into action

Choose one action or habit to work on this week that will help to create an environment in which God’s kingdom values can flourish in your life and in your patch of planet earth. A

 

Give out the ROOTS at home resource to encourage faith at home.

 

Spiritual styles abbreviations
W Word E Emotion S Symbol A Action
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Children & Youth

Go with God

Activities marked with an asterisk next to the activity title are in addition to the resources in the Ready to go sessions. Suggested timings for these activities are also shown. NB The inclusion of additional activities varies from week to week.

 

FOR CHILDREN

Childrens Session
  • Invite the children to hold a symbol you have used during your session (perhaps a pot of soil, a wooden lolly stick or a seed), and consider:
    - how God helps them to grow and develop
    - how God’s values can grow in them
    - how they might help others to grow.

 

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Encourage the children to put their faith into action

Plant some seeds this week. As you watch them grow, think about how you are growing in faith.  E S

 

Before you finish, give out the ROOTS at home resource to encourage faith at home.

 

Childrens Session
Very young childrens Session

Sing

To the tune: Jesus’ hands were kind hands, doing good to all

Jesus tells us stories, guiding us to live.
Parables are stories, teaching us to give.
Help me be like Jesus, till I’m loving too.
Jesus tell us stories, till I’m kind like you.

 

FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

      Play the track ‘Dimensions’, We Are Leo on The Rush & The Roar.

  • Place a big sheet of paper on the floor. Ask the young people to decorate the middle of the sheet so that it looks like a beautiful garden.
  • Invite them to write/draw around the garden examples of: small actions/words that have helped them to grow; examples they can think of where they have seen God’s values flourishing; anything they could do to help others grow in faith.

 

Go with God 24/7

Read Mark 4.30-32 every morning this week as a reminder that your actions, no matter how small they might seem, have consequences. Will they reveal God’s values or not?  W E A

 

Before you finish, give out the ROOTS at home resource to encourage faith at home.

 

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