Category Archives for "Reflections"

Dec 02

Advent Calendar 2023: Birds of the Bible

Our annual Advent calendar is back again this year. It has been designed by Anthony Packer, one of our servers and congregation.  Pick click on the link below or scan the QR code on the poster to access it daily to see what is behind the advent doors.  Advent Calendar 2023

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May 20

Thy Kingdom Come 2023

Join in with Thy Kingdom Come prayer journey to Pentecost with the Church of England. Each day there will be a journal page to explore. The website is full of resources for Children, Youth and Adults as well as an app to download. For all the resources to explore and download the app copy and […]

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Nov 30

St Francis Church Advent Calender 2022

Our annual Advent calender is back again this year. It has been designed by Anthony Packer, one of our servers and congregation.    Pick click on the link below and follow the instructions to access it daily to see what is behind the advent doors.  Advent Calender 2022

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Nov 30

The Nativity Story Advent Journey

As we all travel together through this Advent period we can often wonder how Mary, Joseph and their hardworking Donkey travelled on their way to Bethlehem, who they encountered and what they saw.    This Advent calendar has been made by Anthony, one of our servers. He has spent along time putting it together and […]

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Mar 21

Lent Challenge 2021

Welcome to Day 1 of our* Lent Challenge as we count down to Easter. The king needs to get to the capital city. DESIGN A VEHICLE FIT FOR A KING!⁠   Two thousand years ago there were no cars or planes, limousines or spaceships. 2000 years ago in Israel (the country Jesus came from) the […]

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Dec 01

Vintage Church Virtual Advent Calender 2020

Welcome to the St Francis WGC Virtual Advent Calendar 2020. A different type of Advent Calendar for a quite different year. This is our Church Advent Ring.   Every Sunday in Advent an additional red candle is lit, representing: The Jewish Patriarchs The Prophets John the Baptist, who prepared the way  for Jesus’ ministry The […]

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Nov 08

Messy Remembrance

This posts looks at Remembrance and allows us to create a Poppy and reflect, pause and pray as a way of remembering those who have fought and died for us to have peace and justice.  To make your Torn Poppy follow the instructions available: You can make a Poppy lantern using the template below […]

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Nov 02

Light of the World Prayers

Every evening at 7pm the Youth & Children’s team post up a Prayer and light a candle and share it on Facebook with our Church and Community. We know some of you aren’t able to access Facebook so here is a selection of prayers that we used last week in the lead up to our […]

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Jul 16

Vintage Church: 16th July

Messy Vintage   Today’s session is on the bible reading Mark 8 22-25   Mark 8:22-25 New International Version (NIV)Jesus Heals a Blind Man at Bethsaida22 They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. 23 He took the blind man by the hand and led him […]

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Jun 25

Messy Vintage Church: 25th June

Messy Vintage Church   Today we can reflect on The Lord’s Prayer, its significance and what it means to us.   Below is The Lord’s Prayer, a craft and a beautiful worship song that is a favourite at our Women’s group.   Make a Rustic Cross Using Sticks and Twine   Take sticks and wrap […]

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