Posts by Matt Davis (Page 4)

Posts by Matt Davis (Page 4)

Sunday school – Easter Sunday

What’s today about? Its Easter! Jesus is alive!  I wonders what your favourite part about easter is? Chocolate? Easter eggs? Bunnies?  My favourite part is the story of Jesus death and resurrection. We hear that god loved the world so much that Jesus came to earth Showed us how to live and taught about what god was like but the leaders didn’t like that so they put him to death on a cross he died to beat sin and death…

Good Friday For Families

Introduction Today is Good Friday.  It’s a time to remember Jesus death on the cross.  So why is it “good” if it is about Jesus’ death? It’s because we remember that Jesus loved the world so much he died on the cross to beat death and lead us to life forevermore.  We will follow Jesus to the cross through his story and reflect on the story through different activities and prayers. Things you will need before you start A light…

Online Sunday school Palm Sunday – 5th April

Palm Sunday Have you ever seen a parade or been in a big crowd and wondered what is going on?  Well in our Bible story today Jesus is in a big crowd in fact he is a bit of a celebrity. The whole of Jerusalem is talking about him riding into the city on a donkey just like a king would!  Jesus is now on a journey. A journey to the cross and this is the start of it. Jesus…

Online Sunday School – 29th March

Passion Sunday – Lazarus What’s today about? Today is Passion Sunday it is a time  we get ready for Easter, remembering Jesus entering Jerusalem on a donkey on Palm Sunday; Jesus being put on trial and put to death on the cross on Good Friday and (spoiler alert) him beating death and coming back to life on Easter Sunday!  We are looking at a special story today. It is a story of when Jesus had to comfort his friends and…

Being welcoming

This article is taken from October’s Ministry Area Magazine, available in our churches now. Our toddler group Little Adventurers has now been running for nearly a year! During this time, we have welcomed in many new families with quite a few having no formal connection to the church. If you ask our volunteers you’ll find out that we have a lively time with lots of chances to play, sing, take part in crafts and then bible stories. One of our…

Matt Davis: Introducing Myself

Even though the last three years of my life have been leading up to being ordained and begin as a curate, and I have been diligently studying and preparing for all of this, I have to admit that the reality of it all is now really beginning to sink in. We have lots to do, and lots to pack, and then lots to unpack on our arrival in the Ministry Area! I have lived in Newport for the last 7…