The latest Children's Ministry newsletter is jammed packed with fun and relevant ideas for Advent and Christmas.
Advent Newsletter 2015 download the pdf below
The following resources were supplied by Lynn Storey who volunteers for the Sunday School Society and has a real depth of experience and love of children’s ministry. Lynn is a member of the Children’s Ministry Network for the church of Ireland.
She writes ” This is a link to a Superhero Christmas Script that can be easily adapted where necessary in parts
Also find below instructions for a hanging CD ornament which is easy and kids love making taken from the Resource Room at http://www.daniellesplace.com/ (yearly subscription but well worth it !)
CD Hanging Ornament Craft download the pdf below
And finally check out our photo of the knitted sheep we are using in our Christmas Nativity Sheep Trail taken from “Messy Nativity” which can be downloaded as a PDF or bought in book form . As well as the sheep trail the book outlines the idea of a Nativity Set Journey with small knitted sheep. A Nativity set is passed from family to family and each family can choose one sheep from the “flock” before passing the set on to the next host family after saying a little prayer. I’m using both these ideas in Rathfarnham all going to plan.