Faith in Homes

Zacchaeus! Fun family prayer time (fellowship)

Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today. Especially we remember that you are also with… (invite everyone to remember people from church, school, extended family, neighbourhood) Thank you, Jesus, light of the world. Amen

The Bible! Fun family prayer time

Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today. Especially we remember that you are also with… (invite everyone to remember people from church, school, extended family, neighbourhood). Thank you, Jesus, light of the world. Amen

Messy Easter at home

Here's the Messy Easter at home session to use with the live story  on Messy Church - BRF Facebook at 5.00 pm on Sunday 12 April 2020. Download PDF

Messy Good Friday at home

A short Messy Church at home for Good Friday that you can simply send out to your families. It's designed to use items available in most homes. Download PDF

Messy Church at home - The Last Supper

Michelle Brown and Reuben Addis have shared this last supper Messy Church at home session from their Portobello and Joppa Messy Church in Edinburgh.  Michelle writes:

Sharing good news - fun family prayer time (making more disciples)

Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today. Especially we remember that you are also with… (invite everyone to remember people from church, school, extended family, neighbourhood) Thank you, Jesus, Light for the world. Amen

Worship - fun family prayer time

1. Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. 2. Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today. Especially we remember that you are also with… (invite everyone to remember people from church, school, extended family, neighbourhood) Thank you, Jesus, light for the world. Amen

Gladness - fun family prayer time

Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. Before you begin, can everyone go and find something they can share with everyone else here today. It could be something to eat, a favourite story, a YouTube clip, a meme, a joke (if you must). You’ve got one minute to bring it back here… Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today.

Eating together - fun family prayer time

Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today. Especially we remember that you are also with…. (invite everyone to remember people from church, school, extended family, neighbourhood) Thank you, Jesus, light for the world. Amen

Serving - fun family prayer time

You might want to collect a few bits and bobs before you start: a candle and matches as usual, a towel, some containers like old ice-cream tubs, paper, a snack, a pen and bridge-building equipment as below. Say you’re going to be a little part of (name your church) church at home today. Light a candle and pray: With the light of this candle, we remember the light of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God, you are here with us now and also with our friends and family in their homes today.