Creative Ideas for Wild Church: Taking All-Age Worship and Learning Outdoors
Creative Ideas for Wild Church: Taking All-Age Worship and Learning Outdoors  -     By: Juno Hollyhock, Mary Jackson
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Canterbury Press / 2016 / Paperback

Expected to ship on or about 07/16/17.
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Canterbury Press
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.75 (inches)
ISBN: 184825881X
ISBN-13: 9781848258815
Series: Creative Ideas

Publisher's Description

This innovative and imaginative resource offers learning and worship activities and whole service outlines to help churches engage with the outside world and increase connectedness with the communities where they are placed, whether rural or urban.

Current trends encourage us to reconnect with nature – schools are building outdoor classrooms, 11,000 organizations belong to the Wild Network which encourages children to get outside, while Forest Church, the Eco-congregation and the rewilding spirituality movements reflect this trend in the church.

Definitely not just for energetic outdoorsy types, it creatively blends the Christian year with the natural seasons – such as an all-age Advent outdoor adventure, creating an outdoor Easter garden, kite flying at Ascension, building life-size David and Goliath, going on a prayer pilgrimage, autumn leaves and tree ribbons for remembrance, and much more.

Also included is practical advice on making the most of your outdoor space, including everyone, health, safety and safeguarding.

Author Bio

Juno Hollyhock is Executive Director of Learning Through Landscapes, a charity dedicated to enhancing outdoor play and learning for children. She was previously Youth and Childrens Ministry Advisor for Portsmouth Diocese. Mary Jackson trained as a teacher and has written Learn and Play Out, a resource for teachers on taking lessons outside. She has run workshops at Greenbelt on taking childrens church activities outside. She lives in Winchester and leads childrens worship at her local church.

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