Children’s Talk: Jesus and Rules

Children’s Talk: Jesus and Rules

Jesus knew that the old rules – that were made up to help people – weren’t working, and were actually hurting people. He tells the religious leaders that it’s time to remember why the rules were there in the first place.

Modern Retelling: If Jesus was born today

Modern Retelling: If Jesus was born today

Mary didn’t usually respond to Facebook contact from strangers, but she assumed Angel Gabriel was that Spanish guy she’d had a thing with in Magaluf last summer and accepted his friend request. As it turned out, Angel wasn’t Spanish at all; he was a well-spoken...
Children’s Sermon: The Power of Believing

Children’s Sermon: The Power of Believing

Children’s Talk: The Power of Believing This was the script I used for a recent children’s talk. I’ve been keen for quite a while to incorporate simple magic tricks. Feel free to use/adapt/make your own. When I was younger I was fascinated by a TV...
Children’s Session – Who is Jesus?

Children’s Session – Who is Jesus?

Children’s Session –  Who is this Jesus? This session helps young people think about the different metaphors that are often applied to Jesus. Introductory Activities Guess Who Game – Ask as many questions as it takes to guess the face Who am I...
Video: The Easter Story

Video: The Easter Story

This is a nicely animated video of the Easter story set to the Adele song ‘Make You Feel My Love’. http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/The-Easter-Story.mp4   You can become a patron of Children & Youth through Patreon. In...
Difficult Questions About Jesus

Difficult Questions About Jesus

This video has quite a few different applications. It could be used as an introduction to a discussion about the questions we all have about faith and religion. Or it could be used to help volunteers consider how children understand the stories in the Bible and how we...
Nativity Animation

Nativity Animation

This is a hand drawn Nativity animation that would could be used as a stand alone video, for reflection,  or as an introduction to a Christmas service. http://www.childrenandyouth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Nativity.mp4 You can become a patron of Children &...