Junior Church and Family resources for Sunday 24 May 2020 – Easter 7

Church at Home

Streamed Worship this Sunday from 10:30am on Facebook & Youtube. Use the links below.

You can watch previous services via these links as well.


Zoom Coffee & Chat

After church tea & coffee will be on Zoom
from around 11:45am – come and join us virtually, it would be lovely to see each other again, the details are below.

After Church Tea, Coffee & Chat
Meeting ID: 750 2131 3429

We have now implemented a waiting room for extra security – please wait to be let in!

Next Sunday is the birthday of the church!
Join us online for worship on Pentecost Sunday.
See below for an activity of how you can be involved in next week’s service by colouring in a dove window hanger.

Here are some events that you may be interested in.

Click on More Details for further information.

21 – 31 May 2020

Join in the prayer..

Thy Kingdom Come 2020

“In praying ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ we all commit to playing our part in the renewal of the nations and the transformation of communities.” Archbishop Justin Welby

There are some fantastic resources for personal use including apps and prayer journals.

This Weekend Sat 23 & Sun 24 May

Join the Big Church Day Out (In) online for a virtual Festival – why not camp out for the full experience?

The Big Church Day In

Click on More Details to see how you can join in!

Pentecost Sunday – next Sunday 31 May


As we prepare to celebrate the church’s birthday on Pentecost Sunday why not download and colour in this window hanger? Please send me photos of any you do and we’ll have a gallery for our Pentecost service next week – you can download it from HERE

Thanks to Howard Barker for sharing the idea!

Roots on the Web

Once again, Roots on the Web have made their resources available to us for free – Click  Here to view


Sheets to use at home this week

Resources for adults

Resources for Children & Young People

Virtual Prom Praise 2020 – A Festival of Hope

Catherine Gallagher shared this with us – it looks like a great watch & sing!!


If you haven’t done so already, please take a look at our News & Information Blog which is updated each week with the latest info for our church and beyond! 


All Stars Sunday Kid’s Club

This is a fantastic resource website to use at home with younger children, it has music, bible stories and live shows. You have to register to use it but it is totally free. You can find the website here: https://go.allstarskidsclub.com

Faith at Home from the Church of England

Faith at Home is a national campaign that builds on the work of Growing Faith and Everyday Faith to support the faith development and pastoral care of children and young people.

Cartoons by Dave Walker – cartoonchurch.com

Mitres – Uses during a pandemic. Another cartoon by the fantastic Dave Walker.

The Midweek
Get Together Wednesdays at 7.30pm

Each week Revd Mike invites you to join with him on Zoom for a get-together.
Each week there will be something different including a Bible Book Club, a Prayer Meeting, a topical chat or a discussion. Details will be posted on our Facebook Page on the Monday of each week. All you need to do is click on the link  below to register.

This week 27 May:

Thy Kingdom Come (TKC) – Join Mike for Prayer and Worship during the TKC initiative and let’s light up the world with prayer.

TKC is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus – find out more here: https://www.thykingdomcome.global

Please register by clicking  here

Daily Hope

THE Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a free telephone line, Daily Hope, to give more people access to worship, prayer, and reflections while churches are closed.

Daily Hope has been available since Sunday and runs for 24 hours a day. It provides Church of England prayers, hymns, and reflections for those who dial in. The number is 0800 8048044.



Our Magazine has now moved online for the foreseeable future and you can access it
or at any time via the front page of our website

The May edition is available now!

Please send any articles of interest for future editions to editor@magazine.stmaryswistaston.blog



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