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Mrs. Colalancia’s Faith Story

Let’s hear from one of our school staff members (whom some of you may be familiar with. 😊) Mrs. Colalancia’s Faith Story Can you share the story about the time when you first remember hearing about God? Can you tell us about a time when it was hard to trust God? Can you tell us…
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Mrs Hart’s Faith Story

Let’s hear from one of our teachers! Can you share the story about the time when you first remember hearing about God? Can you tell us about a time when it was hard to trust God? Can you tell us about a bible verse or story that is important to you and why? This week…
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Jesus the Greatest Rebel

During Covid, we had to isolate from each other. It was difficult. In Jesus’ day, people with leprosy were regarded as unclean.  They had to isolate from everyone else.  They had to leave their families and live outside of town.  There were no hugs, no shaking hands, no cuddles, no contact. If someone came near, they had…
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Who Is the Greatest…Shepherd?

There have been millions of shepherds all over the world throughout time… but, really, who is the greatest? Let’s think about the role of a shepherd. They need to provide for and protect their sheep. Among other things, shepherds need to provide adequate food and water. Treatment is necessary if they succumb to parasites or…
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G.O.A.T ~ Greatest Of All Time!

The term “G.O.A.T” stands for “Greatest of All Time,” and it is often used in sports and entertainment to refer to individuals who are considered the best or most exceptional in their respective fields. Here are a few reasons why JESUS is referred to as the “G.O.A.T”: Saviour:  We believe that Jesus is the promised saviour…
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Let Your Light Shine!

Have you ever experienced a blackout? What is one of the first things you reach for? Perhaps a source of light to illuminate your room… Suddenly the darkness disappears, and it is easy to avoid those tripping hazards. You feel safe, comforted, and aware of your surroundings. So, there is something counter intuitive or strange…
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You Aren’t Just ‘Liked’, You Are Loved!

What do you like? Do you like cats? Do you like dogs? Do you like bananas, broccoli, Minecraft, Peppa Pig, spiders, or pineapple on your pizza? These things are all just opinions or preferences. Cats don’t need you to like them. Bananas don’t need you to like them. They are good because God made them…
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Love One Another

A popular game that is played with young people is called ‘Telephone’. This is where one student whispers a sentence to the person next to them and they whisper it to the person next to them etc. until it gets back to the person who said it in the first place. So often the original…
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Influencer

Social media; its influence on popular culture is profound. Even if you aren’t on it, your children probably will be at some stage. When I asked what ‘social media’ was to the students in chapel, one of them said “Seesaw” — and yes, this is the first experience our students have of ‘sharing their life’…
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This Is Your Life

‘I lift my eyes to the hills – from where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.’ (Psalm 121). Psalm 121 The Hills in this Psalm may have looked lovely and inviting to the Pilgrims walking up to Jerusalem each year. But the Psalmist encourages…
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