Author: Josh

Cancelled: Beach Club 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we have had to cancel Beach Club this year as we will be unable to have all the insurance and permissions needed to run the event in time for the week. Things are very much not what we’re all used to, and everyone involved in Beach Club would like […]

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Wednesday Toddler Time

For those with little ones, Rob and Jenny (from West Mersea Free Church) have put together a weekly live streamed session containing a story, craft and song time. Past episodes are available online at the West Mersea Free Church website. Each episode is around 15 minutes long. The live stream each week starts at 11am […]

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Beach Club Service 2019

Following our week’s activities on the beach, we held our special Beach Club service at West Mersea Free Church where we reflected on what we learned throughout the week, and how Jesus can be part of our lives moving beyond Beach Club to the year ahead. If you weren’t able to join us for the […]

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What We Learned

It’s the end of the Beach Club week! We look forward to seeing you again on Sunday for our special Beach Club service at West Mersea Free Church. Now we’ve reached the end of the week, here’s a quick summary of what we’ve learned: On Monday as we started looking at some events in the […]

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Jesus and Thomas

On Friday we’re looking at Thomas – someone who doubted that Jesus was alive until he touched Jesus’ wounds. Thomas was confused. He had been a friend of Jesus and had seen him die on the cross. © Good News Productions International and College Press Publishing. © Good News Productions International and College Press Publishing. […]

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Down Through the Roof

Today’s story is told from Anna’s perspective. Anna has lots of guests in her house who have come to listen to Jesus. Anna stuck a finger through the hole in her skirt. “How did that get there?” she wondered. She would have to run to her mother to have it mended, but her mother was […]

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A Loving Father

Today we looked at a story Jesus told about a father and his two sons. Jesus told a story: “There was once a man who had two sons. The younger one said to him, ‘Father, give me my share of the property now.’ So the man divided his property between his two sons. © Good […]

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Let’s Eat Cake!

There is (almost) always cake at a wedding. We’ve been inspired by today’s story to make special butterfly cakes, almost as if we were making them for a wedding! Part 1: The Cake Ingredients 100g (4oz) caster sugar 100g (4oz) soft butter 100g (4oz) self-raising flour 2 level teaspoons of baking powder 2 eggs Equipment […]

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What’s the fish?

Early Christians used a secret symbol of a fish to show each other they were Christian without being caught by the people who were persecuting them (treating them badly) because of their faith. Where does the fish come from? In a lot of stories about Jesus’ life and teaching, there are a lot of fish […]

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Jesus Goes to a Wedding

Tuesday’s story is about Jesus’ first miracle – turning water into wine at a wedding. What a great party! The wedding was over and the bride and groom’s families and friends were enjoying the party food and the wine. Jesus and his motherMary were there too. Mary was watching everything. She saw jugs of wine […]

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