Resources - Alphabetical list

 

This is an alphabetical index of the resources that I have on the site.  I trust it is helpful!

There is also a list of ideas sorted by seasons and types.  This is not quite complete yet. 

This page has some general concepts that you may find useful.

There are also some limited copyright issues, which are towards the bottom of that page here. Please do read them. They are not complex!

I also make some comments about the source of material - again please read, especially if you recognise your material! I mean no offense.

There is also an Alphabetical list of resources here

Many of these documents are in the PDF format.

If you do not have a PDF reader, one can be downloaded from these sites:

However if you are running an up to date computer there is likely to be a PDF reader already installed.

 

A

Advent - Jesus is coming again. This is a responsive shout with a PowerPoint presentation to go with it.

Adam and Eve - Powerpoint presentation and the notes (PDF)  and a drama idea (PDF)

All things new: New Beginnings. Luke 19: 1-6,8  See "Bible studies" below.

All things new: A new family. John 1:12  See "Bible studies" below.

All things new: A new commandment.  John 13:34-35  See "Bible studies" below.

All things new: New Life.  John 11:25-26 See "Bible Studies" below

All things new: New Hope. Rev 21:1-4 See "Bible Studies" below

All things new: A new meal. Luke 22:19-20.  See "Bible Studies" below

Ash Wednesday - A "Pass the Parcel" activity that can be adapted for all sorts of occasions.

Ashamed.  Do not be ashamed of Jesus

Ask, seek, knock.  A series on prayer

Ascension.  Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, wordsearches and puzzles to download.  The account of Jesus going back to heaven

Ascension - also see "Bible studies", Eyewitnesses, No.3 Ascension - below under B

 

B

Banquet - the parable of the banquet or party where invitees did not come - Story outlines and pictures to download

Beautiful World - Thank you God for a beautiful world. Using all five senses.

Belief. Come and see Jesus.  A responsive prayer that has as its response, "We believe in Jesus"

Bible Studies.  These simple studies have been kindly supplied by Cambridge Causeway, written by Chrissy Cole. (2021)

All things new

1.  All things new: New Beginnings.  Luke 19: 1-6,8  docx version   PDF version

2.  All things new: A new family.  John 1:12  docx version   PDF version

3.  All things new: A new commandment.  John 13:34-35  docx version   PDF version

4.  All things new: New Life.  John 11:25-26  docx version   PDF version

5.  All things new: New hope. Rev 21:1-4  docx version   PDF version

6.  All things new: A new meal.  Luke 22:19-20  docx version   PDF version

Easter Bible notes.  Including Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Day.  docx version   PDF version

Eyewitnesses!

1.  Eyewitnesses.  What is an eyewitness?  1 Corinthians 15:3-8  docx version   PDF version

2.  Eyewitnesses.  Mary Magdalene.  John 20: 10, 14-18   docx version   PDF version

3.  Eyewitnesses. Ascension.  Acts 1:9-11.  docx version   PDF version

4.  Eyewitnesses. Pentecost.  Acts 1:7-8  docx version   PDF version

5.  Eyewitnesses.  The Road to Emmaus.  Luke 24:30-33, 35  docx version   PDF version

6.  Eyewitnesses.  The story of Thomas.  John 20:24-29  docx version   PDF version

7.  Eyewitnesses.  Jesus forgives Peter.  John 21:15-17  docx version   PDF version

8.  Eyewitnesses.  Paul the last eyewitness.  1 Corinthians 15:3-7   docx version   PDF version

Jesus loves me

1.  Jesus loves me as I am.  Luke 19:1-5   docx version   PDF version

2.  Jesus loves me and forgives me.  Luke 15:20-24  docx version   PDF version

4.  Jesus loves me and gives me friends.  Mark 2:1-5, 11-12  docx version   PDF version

 Harvest Time

Thank you for good food. Psalm 65:9-13  docx version   PDF version

 

Blessings.  A variety of blessings - responsive, led, etc.

Blind man healed by Jesus - A simple one page handout to remind listeners of the story of Jesus healing the blind man (PDF format)

Breaking of Bread - ideas for breaking of bread

 

C

Calling of the Disciples - Account of Jesus calling His disciples.  With simple booklet, things to colour and a word-search or two!

A Candle prayer, reminding us of the Trinity. (See all our prayers here)

Christmas - A Christmas drama. Jesus wants our hearts and love.

Christmas - Angels visit the shepherds - an interactive reading.  The congregation make relevant noises where there are *** in the script! (PDF)

Christmas - Donkey's special Christmas. The story of Christmas told by a donkey! Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, dot-to-dot puzzles, spot the difference, mazes, and word-searches to download.

Christmas - Good News at Christmas - a simple carol service outline (Word)

Christmas - Jesus came to earth as a baby.  A simple black and white handout with Makaton symbols.  (PDF)

Christmas - The Angels discuss Jesus' birth - a simple drama telling the story of Mary and Joseph being told by the angels. (Word)

Christmas - The first Christmas night - Colour booklet, colouring sheets, a colouring booklet, and other activities telling the story of the first Christmas night. (PDF)

Christmas - The wisemen search for a baby King - Colour booklet, colouring sheets and booklet, and other activities.  

Cloth -  using cloth in worship

Creation - A prayer of thanks for creationt.  Thank You (PDF) - A responsive prayer thanking God for Creation. There is no presentation for this but it would be very easy to create a slide show to match the words, or use photos or slides, or even some tangible items to hand around that reinforce the words.

Also see - Thank you God for a beautiful World - using all fives senses

God created the world - Powerpoint and the notes (Word)

Communion - some simple ideas

Communion - also see "Bible studies" above - All things new: A new meal

Computer - ideas on hardware and software, and comments on choice of fonts

Creation - In the beginning - A declaration using a candle, a Bible and a cross. God creates light, talks to us, and died for us. The page has two versions of this.

 

D

David and Goliath - A simple one page handout to remind listeners of the story (PDF format) - 1 Samuel 17

David and Bathsheba - An opportunity to talk about God's amazing foirgiveness

Disciples: Jesus calls His Disciples.  Account of Jesus calling His disciples.  With simple booklet, things to colour and a word-search or two!

Do not Worry - An interactive rendition of Matthew 6:25

 

E

Easter - An Easter Service outline (1) Notes in PDF,  and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation.

Easter - An Easter Service outline (2) - Notes inPDF, and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation.

Easter - Jesus is Alive! - a fun responsive chant reinforcing the fact that Jesus is alive!

Easter - Jesus is Alive - No2 - Another fun responsive chant celebrating the fact that Jesus is alive.

Easter - Jesus is Alive - No3 - Colour booklet, colouring sheets and booklet, and other activities

Easter - The Heartbeat of Jesus. (PDF) - a powerful drama that requires a bit more ability, but can be adapted for all abilities.

Easter - a simple silhouette Easter Card to make

Easter - The Easter Story.   Three downloadable PDF files to print, and one in both Colour and B&W versions to colour yourself. 

Easter studies - See "Bible studies" above

We are equally loved by God - a game of musical chairs with a twist!

Eucharist - Ideas for Eucharist.  Also see "Communion" above.

Eyewitnesses - See "Bible Studies" above

 

F

The Fruit of the Spirit

Part of the family of God - All things new: A new family. John 1:12  See "Bible studies" above.

Fears - see Jesus calms the storm

Jesus says, "Come and follow me" - Account of Jesus calling His disciples.  With simple booklet, things to colour and a word-search or two!

Frankincense - What we can learn about Jesus from the Gifts the wisemen gave.

Friends - Jesus love me and gives me friends.  See Bible study section above

We are forgiven.  A happy responsive prayer saying how great God is to forgive us

Thank you for forgiveness.  A responsive prayer, with actions, recognising that we sin, but thanking God for His forgiveness

Forgiveness.  See the story of David and Bathsheba

Forgiveness.  See 'Jesus forgives Peter' (John 21:15-17) in Bible study section above.

Forgiveness - The Unforgiving servant

Forgiveness - See Jesus loves me and forgives me.  See "Bible studies" above

Father help me. A responsive prayer asking God to help us do what he wants

The Fruit of the spirit.  This was fun!

We are all forgiven

Fonts - Comments on the use and choice of fonts

 

G

Good Friday - a way of telling the story of Good Friday using 10 pictures.

Good Friday and Easter - Downloadable and printable stories.

Good Friday, Maundy Thursday and Easter - See "Bible studies" above.

Gifts from the wisemen - What we can learn about Jesus from the Gifts the wisemen gave.

God created the world - Powerpoint and the notes (Word)

Gold - What we can learn about Jesus from the Gifts the wisemen gave.

The Good Samaritan - Luke 10:25-37

David and Goliath - A simple one page handout to remind listeners of the story (PDF format) - 1 Samuel 17

Guidance and hearing God - learn a bit from the Wisemen about hearing God.

 

H

The Holy Spirit is a bit like a postman 

Harvest - Thanking God for a beautiful world using all five senses

See Bible Studies -  above. "Thank you for good food."

Hearing God - learn a bit from the Wisemen about hearing God.

Heaven - Ascension.  Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, wordsearches and puzzles to download.  The account of Jesus going back to heaven

Holy Spirit - See Pentecost below, and above - Bible studies > Eyewitnessess > 4. Pentecost

Hope - New.  See "Bible studies" above.  

 

I

In the beginning - An introductory Prayer.  (See all our prayers here)

 

J

Jesus is coming again.  Can be used at Advent time.

Jesus calms the storm - Used to talk about our fears and how we Jesus is always with us.

Jesus calms the storm - Simple story booklets, colouring sheets and a prayer card.  This was produced during the coronavirus outbreak.

Jesus calls His disciples - Account of Jesus calling His disciples.  With simple booklet, things to colour and a word-search or two! This was produced during the coronavirus outbreak.

Jesus heals the blind man - A simple one page handout to remind listeners of the story of Jesus healing the blind man (PDF format)

Jesus forgives Peter.  John 21:15-17.  See Bible Study section above.

Jesus is alive - see Easter (above).

Lord Jesus be with us - a simple introductory prayer.

Jesus loves me.  A joyful responsive prayer!

Jesus loves me Bible Study.  See "Bible studies" above.

Jesus' life - a fun simple quiz.  See Quiz below

Jesus meets Zacchaeus who is up a tree!

Jesus saviour and king.  A responsive shout of praise!

Jesus walks on the water and invites Peter to do so as well!

Jesus went back to heaven.  Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, wordsearches and puzzles to download.  The account of Jesus going back to heaven.

John the baptist birth. Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, wordsearches and puzzles to download.  The account of Zacharias meeting the angel in the temple, Mary greeting Elizabeth, and the birth of John the Baptist.

 

K

King Herod - learn a bit from the Wisemen about hearing God.

 

L

A prayer for love based in 1 Corinthians 13.  An interactive bible reading based on 1 Corinthans 13, and an interactive prayer also based on 1 Corinthians 13.

The Lord's prayer

We are equally loved by God - a game of musical chairs with a twist!

The lost sheep - A simple one page handout to remind listeners of the story (PDF format)

Use of language - Some tips we have learned along the way

 

M

Mary Magdalene - See "Bible studies" above.

Maundy Thursday - See "Bible studies" above.

Myrrh - What we can learn about Jesus from the Gifts the wisemen gave.

 

N

New year - An acted prayer using flags for the start of a New Year

Also see "Bible studies" above - All things new:

Nothing is too hard for God.  A responsive prayer

Nothing can separate us from the love of God 

 

P

Palm Sunday - A service outline. (PDF) and an accompanying presentation in PowerPoint

Parable of the Talents - story outlines and pictures to download

Parable of the Banquet or party where invitees did not come - Story outlines and pictures to download

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

Paul saw Jesus.  See "Bible studies" above - Eyewitnesses - Paul the last eyewitness.  1 Corinthians 15:3-7

Paul and Silas in Jail - Paul and Silas are set free from prison

Peter walks on the water - Colour leaflet, colouring sheets, wordsearches, spot the difference simple craft and a prayer card.  Part of our Coronavirus series!

Poppy day or Remembrance Sunday - An outline for part of the service - Presentation in Powerpoint, and Notes (Word)

Pentecost -  an idea and the Fruits of the Holy Spirit and a prayer inviting the Holy Spirit to come

Pentecost.  See above - Bible studies > Eyewitnessess > 4. Pentecost

Praising God - can be used at the start of a meeting. (See all our prayers here)

Prayers - All the prayers that we have developed are listed here.  They are also listed individually on this page where appropriate.  There is also one sermon series on prayer here

Prayer - What we can learn about Jesus from the Gifts the wisemen gave.  This one looks at Frankincense and that we no longer need a priest to talk to Jesus.

Prodigal Son.  See "Bible studies" above

Psalms.  The psalms that we have used are listed here.

 

Q

Quiz! - A simple and fun quiz about Jesus' life.  Some folk may find this a bit hard, but give it a go!  Kindly submitted by Di Gould from the Stevenage group.  docx version   PDF version

 

R

Remembrance Sunday - See Poppy day (Above)

Resurrection - Downloadable and printable Good Friday and Easter stories

Resurrection - See "Bible studies" above.  Eyewitnesses. 

The Road to Emmaus.  See "Bible studies" above.

Rope prayer 

 

S

The Good Samaritan - Luke 10:25-37

Samson and Delilah - Judges 16

Saying sorry.  A responsive prayer in two parts.  Part 1 says sorry and Part 2 takes this on to our behaviour. The Prayers (Word).  The Presentation (Powerpoint)

The lost sheep - A simple one page handout to remind listeners of the story (PDF format)

Paul and Silas in Jail - Paul and Silas are set free from prison

Storm - Jesus calms the storm

Sower - the parable of.  Using the parable of the sower in Luke 8, and Mr. Slob,  to examine what we think about the Bible and what we are going to do about it!

Starting again - All things new: New Beginnings. Luke 19: 1-6,8  See "Bible studies" above.

 

T

Talents - the parable of.  Story outline and pictures to download

Thank you God for a beautiful world - using all five senses

Thomas sees Jesus after the resurrection.  See "Bible studies" above. Eyewitnesses, The story of Thomas

Thank you Jesus.  A responsive prayer of thanks ending with a simple blessing.  The Prayer (PDF) The Presentation (Powerpoint)

Thank You (PDF) - A responsive prayer thanking God for Creation. There is no presentation for this but it would be very easy to create a slide show to match the words, or use photos or slides, or even some tangible items to demonstrate the words.

The Trinity.  Not an easy subject, but we had a go!

Talk to Jesus first - ask, seek, knock. A series on prayer

 

U

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

 

V

Video - Christmas 2020

Video - Easter 2021 - Jesus is Alive!

 

W

Do not Worry - An interactive rendition of Matthew 6:25

Wisemen - Learn a bit about hearing from God from the Wisemen

Wisemen - What we can learn about Jesus from the Gifts the wisemen gave.

Wisemen search for a King - Colour booklet, colouring sheets and booklet, and other activities.

Witnesses - See "Bible studies" above.

Worship - Using Cloth in worship

 

Y

You did that for me! A responsive prayer (PDF) Accompanying Presentation (PowerPoint)

 

Z

Zacharias can't talk - The account of Zacharias meeting the angel in the temple, Mary greeting Elizabeth, and the birth of John the Baptist.  Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, wordsearches and puzzles to download

Zacchaeus climbs a tree to see Jesus - The account of Zacchaeus needing to climb a tree to see Jesus.  Colour booklets, B&W booklets, colouring sheets, wordsearches and puzzles to download.  Also see See "Bible studies" above