Webteam: October 2020
The Vine at Home plus news from OneSound and NMCGB
The Vine at Home
Please find attached this week's Vine at Home. Kevin Dobson helps us to reflect on the set readings "...As we read the Gospel stories, there is always a sense that the Messiah the people were expecting was a little bit like the Genie in Aladdin's lamp — and he could simply make their wishes come true, whereas the truth was something altogether more uncomfortable and challenging. Jesus was offering an invitation which demanded a way of life that was humbling, a lifestyle of service rather than being served..."
The National Methodist Choir of Great Britain are inviting young singers aged under 13 to take part in their Christmas Virtual Choir recording of Love Shone Down. No registration is required, just watch the video, and all the details you need are in the description. Click here
A OneSound Christmas: Hope is Here!
Join OneSound this Christmas, as we celebrate that even in the unknown, Hope is Here!
OneSound Christmas: 'Hope is Here' is a free resource pack that includes everything you need for an online contemporary carol service, with small group discussion. Made for young people, by young people.
Available as both a 40 minute film, and individual resources, the pack includes: contemporary versions of well-known carols, captivating videos, and food for thought from Action for Children & the Methodist Youth President. All wrapped up with discussion questions to help your church & young people explore how 'hope is here' this Christmas.
Young people aged under 26 are welcome to get involved, and add their voice, too. But move quickly, as time is running out to take part!
Sign up here
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