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Yes, He lives!

Yes, He lives!

Do we find it harder to accept that God can do great things? We can get dragged down and become negative; things will never change; how do we get out of this rut? Perhaps that’s why getting our heads round Easter and Jesus rising from death is difficult and we doubt, if only within ourselves…

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Craft Ideas for Easter Sunday

Craft Ideas for Easter Sunday

Sunday 12th April is Easter Sunday. Below are a handful of craft ideas for children to do at home which illustrate the story found in all 4 Gospels about Jesus rising again after dying on the cross. There’s also a rainbow for colouring in and putting in the window.

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The miracle book

The miracle book

Easter is on its way and we have been given access to a very exciting resource on the teaching of Easter called ‘Easter Tales’. Schools, Catholic and Church of England dioceses have begun to circulate it to their networks or are streaming it for virtual church services. It comes with free downloadable teaching resources.

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Easter us

Easter us

Easter us – a modern day Psalm written by Walter Brueggemann. You God who terrified the waters, who crashed your thunder, who shook the earth, and scared the wits out of chaos. You God who with strong arm saved your people by miracle and wonder and majestic act…

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Glory of the Risen Lord – S@S

Glory of the Risen Lord – S@S

Our next Sunday@7 service will be on April 28th, meeting together in the hall at Christ Church. In the follow up to Easter, the theme this time is: ‘The Glory of the Risen Lord’.

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.

Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.

They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them.

Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.

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Approaching Easter – S@S

Approaching Easter – S@S

Our next Sunday@Seven service will be on March 31st, meeting together in the Barritt room in St John’s Hall.

The theme this time is: ‘Approaching Easter’ and we will be looking at some of the events leading up to Easter.

Of course the technical term for this period is Lent. As someone once said “Lent is from the Latin word meaning giving stuff up and not banging on about it!”

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