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Peter Cranch
April 24, 2017

The Wise and Foolish Builders

The Wise and Foolish Builders

This month we did the well-known parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders. (Matthew 7:24-29, Luke 6:46-49). Jesus’ point is that the one who listens to his words and does them will be safe from the judgement to come. Our activities featured house-building, storms and listening. Sand Pictures The children drew a design with PVA glue on […]

April 24, 2017

The Workers in the Vineyard

The Workers in the Vineyard

This month we heard the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16) and learnt about God’s amazing generosity to everyone who comes to him – however undeserving. Time is a big a factor in the story so we made clocks out of old CDs. We painted them with acrylic paint and decorated them. […]

February 14, 2017

The Parable of the Sower

The Parable of the Sower

This month we were teaching the Parable of the Sower (or the Parable of the Soils) from Mark 4:1-20.  Jesus teaches that only one response brings life – hearing and accepting God’s word about him. We had at least one activity for each of the four soils. Celebration We learnt ‘The Ballad of Farmer Phil’ by […]

January 25, 2017

The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

This month our Messy Church was on the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). It’s a very famous story which Jesus tells in answer to the question, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” (Luke 10:25) None of us make the grade (Luke 10:27). We need Jesus, the true Good Samaritan, to come and […]

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