Creative Ideas for Wild Church
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