in the desert – walking, heat, hunger

walking on hard ground

walking on hard ground


A couple of weeks ago in SMP Philip lead the children in exploring the desert experience of the Old Testament times. There was action, there were hot winds, there were desert (not dessert!) foods. When the session was finished everyone was smiling, perhaps not because the desert is pleasant, but they had had an action packed time.
Desert foods

Desert foods

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a saint is someone who…

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We celebrated All Saints Day making stained glass windows and remembering the saying, ‘A saint is someone who the light shines through.’ There are also little spy holes here to keep a look out for saints – you never know where they might pop up, happily for us, imperfect humans can show God’s light!
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In the Children’s Address Carlynne and Julie also talked about making a small shrine or sacred space to remember people we love who have died. Pictured is Julie’s great aunt who lived till she was 99…
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