What a Wonderful Sunday!
We had a wonderful Sunday at St Pauls and St. Barnabas Church of Ireland. Seeing so many families come together to worship God and learn about His love was heartwarming.
Play it By Ear
We were incredibly thankful for the Play It by Ear drama group ministry. They shared a powerful message about trusting God and using the gifts He has given us for His Kingdom. The kids were engaged and learned a lot from the presentation.
The Play it by Ear drama group is a Christian drama group based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They have been ministering to children and families for over 20 years. Their mission is to "use drama to bring the gospel to life and inspire people to follow Jesus."
The Play it by Ear drama group shared a powerful message about trusting God and using the gifts He has given us for His Kingdom. They told the story of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Coin, and the lost brothers. They also shared about the water of life and how important it is to drink from that water, who is Jesus. They challenged us to use our gifts, big or small, for the work of God.
The story of the Lost Sheep is a parable that Jesus told about a shepherd with 100 sheep. One of the sheep wandered away, and the shepherd left the other 99 sheep to go and find the lost sheep. When he saw the sheep, he was so happy that he put it on his shoulders and carried it home.
The story of the lost Coin is a parable that Jesus told about a woman who had 10 coins. She lost one of the coins and searched her house until she found it. When she saw the coin, she was so happy to call her friends and neighbours to celebrate.
The story of the lost brothers is a parable that Jesus told about two brothers who were estranged from each other. The older brother was angry with, the younger brother for leaving home, but the father was so happy to have his younger son back that he threw a party for him.
The Play it by Ear drama group used these stories to illustrate the importance of finding the lost and returning them to God. They challenged us to use our gifts, big or small, to help others find their way back to God.
Thankful for our young people
We are so thankful for our young people. They are the future of our church, and we are so excited to see what God has in store for them. They are a joy to be around and always bring positive energy to our services.
We are incredibly thankful for the leaders who work with our young people. They do a fantastic job teaching them about God's Word and helping them grow in their faith. They are investing in the lives of our young people, and we are so grateful for their ministry.
Thankful to everyone who took part
We are thankful to everyone who participated in our children's day service today. Our praise team, our hospitality team, and all the volunteers who helped made it a special day for everyone. We are so grateful for your ministry, and we look forward to seeing you all again next week!
It is a Beautiful Thing to Gather Together
We had such a wonderful Sunday together, and we are so grateful for all the people who made it possible. We are truly blessed to be a part of this amazing church family.
We would like to thank everyone who served throughout the year. Your ministry has made a real difference in the lives of our young people. We are so grateful for your dedication and commitment.
We encourage you to continue to come to worship each Sunday in St Pauls & St Barnabas at 10:30AM. We would love to see you there!
Thankful to God for His Goodness to Us
We want to end this blog by giving thanks to God for everyone who served throughout the year. We are so grateful for your ministry and look forward to seeing what God does next!
Thank you, God, for the gift of our young people. We pray that you continue to bless and grow them in their faith. We also pray that You bless the leaders working with our young people. May they be filled with your wisdom and grace as they minister to our children.
Thank you, God, for the beautiful Sunday we had together. We pray that you will continue to bless our church family as we grow in our love for you and each other. In Jesus' name, amen.
Thank you to everyone who has helped in our worship and ministry over the past year.