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Sunday Services

Shore Community Church gathers each Sunday for prayer, worship and learning from God’s word.  Currently we are not gathering in one location on Sunday mornings but we are still gathering.  As a church community, our purpose is to Love God, to Love Others and to Love the World.  Join us online, each Sunday at 10am.  For these services we encourage you to include your children,  young people and any others that you are together with!

Our Sunday services will stream live at 10am each Sunday. These can be accessed on YouTube


Sunday 24th May 

Message from God's Word

This week we continue our  series on "Acts: The Movement Begins".  A church service is available online at 10am on Sunday.  Please join us with your family and friends.  

The service can be found  [here]  and the stream will be available from 9:45am.

The Topic This Week:  Holiness (Acts 5:1-11)

And if you want to listen to previous sermons then click [here]. Resources on the Book Acts are available [here]

Families 

    Before Sunday:

    • Read the Bible passage with your kids in a child’s or regular Bible. Acts 5:1-11. Before you do, check the version and make sure you’re comfortable that the way the story is told is an appropriate fit with your kids ages. It’s a tricky story!

    • Set the scene with a video. Watch it [here]. 
    • Talk with your child about why do you think Ananias & Sapphira didn’t tell the Apostles the truth about the money?

    On Sunday:

    Ideas to engage your kids

    1. ALL KIDS: Use toys to create the scene of Ananias and Sapphira, like in the video. After the service act retell it to your family.

    2. Bounce & Basecamp

    • Coin rubbings
    • Colouring page - click [here]
    3. Boost
    • Draw a scene from the story. Colour it, then cut it into a puzzle for a family member.
    • Colouring page - click [here]

    4. Grapple - Click [here]

    After the sermon:
    • Discuss with your child what they are you heard in the sermon today. What’s one example of what holiness looks like in our lives?
    • Pray together, thanking God that He is holy and through Jesus has made us holy too.
    • Take communion together. “Jesus we take the bread and the wine/juice now and remember that your death was a gift to us to make us right with you again. Thank you that you made us holy and freed us from our sin.”

    If you choose to have your children engaged elsewhere while you watch the live stream, here are a few options of online kids church programmes from LifeKids:

    • Bounce & Early Basecamp - Watch the video [here].
    • Basecamp & Early Boost - Watch the video [here].
    • Boost age - Watch the video [here].
    • Older Boost & Grapple - Watch the video [here


    Sunday 17th May 

    Message from God's Word

    This week we continue our  series on "Acts: The Movement Begins".  A church service is available online at 10am on Sunday.  Please join us with your family and friends.  

    The service can be found  [here]  and the stream will be available from 9:45am.

    The Topic This Week:  The Believers Prayer

    And if you want to listen to previous sermons then click [here]. Resources on the Book Acts are available [here]

    Families 

    Ideas to engage your kids:

    • Decorate a Prayer Jar. Use an empty jar or container. Use whatever craft supplies you have to decorate it up – stickers, paper, vivids, ribbon, buttons etc. Write the name of different family and friends on popsicle sticks or cardboard strips. These can then be drawn out, one or two each night/week during family prayer time.

    • Colouring page – Here are different colouring options depending on age. [Option 1], [Option 2], [Option 3].
    • Grapple - [Here] is your worksheet.

    After the sermon:

    • Discuss with your child what they are you heard in the sermon today. Talk together about a time you prayed and God answered in either the way you were wanting or in a different way.

    • Pray together, thanking God for the gift of prayer to know Him more and asking Him to help you to learn how to pray.

    • Take communion together. “Jesus we take the bread and the wine/juice now to remember that you died for us because you love us. We know that you want a relationship with us and died to make a way for that.”


    If you choose to have your children engaged elsewhere while you watch the live stream, here are a few options of online kids church programmes from LifeKids:

    • Bounce & Early Basecamp.  Watch it [here].
    • Basecamp & Early Boost.  Watch it [here].
    • Boost age.  Watch it [here].
    • Older Boost & Grapple.  Watch it [here]. 


    Sunday 10th May 

    Message from God's Word

    This week we continue our  series on "Acts: The Movement Begins".  A church service is available online at 10am on Sunday.  Please join us with your family and friends.  

    The service can be found  [here]  and the stream will be available from 9:45am.

    The Topic This Week:  Peter & James Heal the Lame Beggar

    And if you want to listen to previous sermons then click [here]. Resources on the Book Acts are available [here]

    Families

    We encourage you to look for ways to engage your children with the rest of the household during the live stream on Sunday mornings. Each week we’ll provide some simple ideas of how to do this that link into the sermon topic.  

    These will be activities that use what you have at home and keep hands busy but ears listening. 

    Before Sunday

    1. Read the Bible passage with your kids in a child’s or regular Bible. Acts 3:1-10


    2. Set the scene with a video:

    • Bounce & Basecamp: Use the Bible App for kids: to watch “No Silver, No Gold” or watch it [here].
    • Basecamp:
Watch it [here
    • Boost:
 Watch it [here]
    3. Talk with your child about ways that your family has shown the love of Jesus to people who don’t know him.


    On Sunday

    Ideas to engage your kids

    1. Bounce/ Basecamp:

    • Make a celebration shaker out of a paper plate folded in half, stapled, filled with something that will make some noise when it’s shaken. Then decorate the outside with colouring, stickers and ribbons. See [here] for an example.
    • Leaping Man Colouring page - click [here].
    • Lame man activity - click [here] for instructions and to download. 
    2. Basecamp/Boost:

    • Colour the story wheel   Click [here] to link to the Bible fun for kids web site and see the ‘Peter and John Heal a Man” page for details and to find the free printable [activity]. 
    • Make a leaping man. Draw a man or use paper to create one and stick onto a black page, but for the legs, concertina fold strips of paper to make him ‘leap’.  Click [here] for an example.
    • Leaping Man Colouring page. Click [here]

    3. Older Boost:

    • Paper cup craft.  Click [here] for an example.

    4. Grapple 

    • Worksheet. Click [here]

    After the Sermon
    • Discuss with your child what they are you heard in the sermon today. Talk together about who you know that doesn’t know God and how you could share Jesus’ love with them.
    • Pray together, asking God to give your family opportunities to show others the love of Jesus.
    • Take communion together. “Jesus we take the bread and the wine now to remember that you died for us because you love us. Thank you. Help us to share your amazing love with people who don’t know you.”
    If you choose to have your children engaged elsewhere while you watch the live stream, here are a few options of online kids church programmes from LifeKids.
    • Bounce & Early Basecamp - Click [here].
    • Basecamp & Early Boost - Click [here].
    • Boost age - Click [here].
    • Older Boost & Grapple - Click [here].

    Sunday 3rd May 

    Message from God's Word

    This week we continue our  series on "Acts: The Movement Begins".  A church service is available online at 10am on Sunday.  Please join us with your family and friends.  

    The service can be found  [here]  and the stream will be available from 9:45am.

    And if you want to listen to previous sermons then click [here]. Acts resources available [here]

    Families

    We encourage you to look for ways to engage your children with the rest of the household during the live stream on Sunday mornings. Each week we’ll provide some simple ideas of how to do this that link into the sermon topic.  

    These will be activities that use what you have at home and keep hands busy but ears listening. 

    Before Sunday

    1. Read the Bible passage with your kids in a child’s or regular Bible. Acts 2:42-47

    2. Set the scene with a video:

    • Basecamp: Click [here]
    • Boost: Click [here]

    3. Talk with your child about what the church is, what the church does, why the church exists. 

    On Sunday

    Ideas to engage your kids

    1. Bounce/ Basecamp:
- 

    • Communion colouring page – colour with crayons, paints (with sponges/brushes/cotton tips), collage, whatever you have.
 Click [here]
    • People colouring page. Click [here]

    • ‘We are the church’ envelope craft. Click [here] and [here]

    2. Basecamp/Boost:


    • Fold a piece of paper in half. On one side draw a church BUILDING. On the other side draw the church PEOPLE. Talk afterwards about which one is the real church.


    3. Boost:


    • Create a word cloud using some of the keys words from the passage. See an example of what a word cloud. Click [here]
.
    • Poster with things done by the early church. Writing or drawing. See an example (done by computer though, rather than by hand!). Click [here].
    4. Grapple 

    • Worksheet. Click [here]

    After the Sermon
    • Discuss with your child what they are you heard in the sermon today. What are the 3 movements of the church that Reub talked about and what do they mean?
    • Pray together, thanking God that even though we’re not ‘going to church’ at the moment, we’re still a part of the church and we can still BE the church.
    • Take communion together. “Jesus we take the bread and the wine now to remember that you died for us so that we could be forgiven. Thank you.”

    If you choose to have your children engaged elsewhere while you watch the live stream, here are a few options of online kids church programmes from LifeKids:

    • Bounce & Early Basecamp. Click [here].
    • Basecamp & Early Boost. Click [here].
    • Boost age. Click [here].
    • Older Boost & Grapple. Click [here].


    Sunday 26th April 

    Message from God's Word

    This week we continue our  series on "Acts: The Movement Begins".  A church service is available online at 10am on Sunday.  Please join us with your family and friends.  

    The service can be found  [here]  and the stream will be available from 9:45am.. 

    And if you want to listen to previous sermons then click [here]. 

    Families

    We encourage you to look for ways to engage your children with the rest of the household during the live stream on Sunday mornings. Each week we’ll provide some simple ideas of how to do this that link into the sermon topic.  

    These will be activities that use what you have at home and keep hands busy but ears listening. 

    Before Sunday

    Ideas to engage your kids:

    1. Any age:

    • Create the Pentecost scene using whatever toys you have.

    2. Bounce/ Basecamp:  Flame crafts

    • Draw a basic flame on paper and colour, or cut out an orange flame to stick onto white paper. Have kids stick orange/red/yellow pieces of paper on top. Use tissue paper/coloured paper/ paper from magazines/packaging/whatever you have! Click [here].
    • Use fingers or plastic fork to paint flames of red/yellow/orange paint. See an example on this website. Click [here].
      For a good mess-free option: put blobs of the paint inside a ziplock bag – seal it then kids can do the same activity without paint getting anywhere!

    3. Basecamp/Boost:

    • Making a dove out of a paper plate. Draw the template onto the paper plate, cut out, assemble and decorate! Click [here].
    • Holy Spirit colouring page. Cick [here].

    4. Boost: 

    • Make a origami pinwheel out of red/orange coloured paper. It uses the ideas of both wind and flames, used to represent the Holy Spirit. Click [here].  Click [here] for a tutorial.
    • Holy Spirit colouring page. Older kids can make their own version of this and colour it. Click [here]

    5. Grapple

    • Click [here] for your worksheet.

    After the Sermon

    • Discuss with your child what they are you heard in the sermon today. Share a time when you’ve known the power of the Holy Spirit working in your own life.
    • Pray together, thanking God that He sent the Holy Spirit to be with us.
    • Take communion together. “Thank you that when you died on the cross you forgave our sins. We take the bread and the wine to remember that now. Thank you that you gave us the Holy Spirit to be with us and He has power in our lives to teach us more of who you are, and help us to love and obey you.”


    If you choose to have your children engaged elsewhere while you watch the live stream, here are a few options of online kids church programmes from LifeKids:

    • Bounce & Early Basecamp. Click [here
    • Basecamp & Early Boost. Click [here].
    • Boost age. Click [here]
    • Older Boost & Grapple. Click [here


    Sunday 19th April 

    Message from God's Word

    This week we continue our  series on "Acts: The Movement Begins".  A church service is available online at 10am on Sunday.  Please join us with your family and friends.  

    The service can be found  [here]  and the stream will be available from 9:45am.. 

    And if you want to listen to previous sermons then click [here]. 

    Families

    We encourage you to look for ways to engage your children with the rest of the household during the live stream on Sunday mornings. Each week we’ll provide some simple ideas of how to do this that link into the sermon topic.  

    These will be activities that use what you have at home and keep hands busy but ears listening. 

    Before Sunday

    1. Read the Bible passage with your kids in a child’s or regular Bible. Acts 1:1-10

    2. Set the scene with a video:


    • Bounce & Basecamp: Use the Bible App for kids:
“Into The Clouds”  or watch it [here]
    • Basecamp & Boost:
 Saddleback Kids - click [here]
    • Boost:
From the movie ‘Risen’- click [here] and the LEGO version - click [here].
    3. Talk with your child about what the ascension might have looked like. Imagine what Jesus’ followers might have seen, heard, done, how they might have felt.

    Sunday Morning

    Ideas to engage your kids:

    1. Any age:

    • Create the ascension scene using whatever toys you have

    2. Bounce/ Basecamp:  Cloud crafts

    • Use Cotton wool/white tissue paper/white paper to create a cloud on a paper plate or cardboard. Click [here]

    3. Basecamp: 

    • An easy colouring and craft activity showing how Jesus ascended up into the sky.  Click [here]

    4. Boost:  

    • A trickier colouring and craft activity showing how Jesus ascended up into the sky by pulling a string. Thread string through the two holes and tie knots at each end. Stick Jesus onto the string. Stick the large cloud onto the picture, leave a gap of unstuck cloud for Jesus to tuck in behind. Click [here] for instructions. Click [here] and [here] for resources.
    • Give your child a paper cup, picture of Jesus (some ideas [here] & [here]), some string, cardboard, whatever else they might think they’ll need and get them to create their own way of demonstrating the ascension of Jesus. 
    • Colouring page/puzzle Click [here]

    5. Grapple - Click [here] for your worksheet.

    After the Service:
    • Discuss with your child what they are you heard in the sermon today. 
    • Pray together, thanking God that Jesus ascended to Heaven, preparing a place for us. 
    • Take communion together. “Thank you Jesus that you died and rose again and ascended to be with the Father. We take this bread and this drink and remember that you have made a way for us to know Your love. 

    If you choose to have your children engaged elsewhere while you watch the live stream, here are a few options of online kids church programmes from LifeKids:
    • Bounce & Early Basecamp - Click [here
    • Basecamp & Early Boost - Click [here]
    • Boost age - Click [here
    • Older Boost & Grapple - Click [here