Open The Book Schools Team

Home » News » Open The Book Schools Team
Schools Open the Book

The GAP Open the Book team recently visited Andrews Endowed School to present the story of 'Stilling the Storm'...all was calm in the photo as Jesus had just said 'Be still'. The 'storm' was provided by the children, who were violently shaking the blue cloth ' sea' and making very loud 'howling gale' noises. The team has recently also been able to present a copy of the Lion Storyteller Bible to each of their schools to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Open the Book.'

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Church Anniversary Bake off
Alton Webteam: Sat 20 Jul 4:52pm

Where there is a celebration there is usually cake! As I write this I am wondering what to do about the Church Anniversary Coffee Morning cake competition this Saturday 13th July. Googling "celebration cakes" is a little demoralising and, given my limited patience and icing skills, definitely elicits the response "not in a million years!"I thought may be the children's...

SIlver service congregation
Alton Webteam: Mon 24 Jun 6:28pm

"The Journey of Life" was the title of this year's annual Silver Service held at the Alton Methodist Church. Organised by the Alton Anna Chaplains — Debbie Thrower and Rachel Sturt — the service is held to value and encourage older people in the community. Debbie introduced the service by reminding everyone that the Anna Chaplaincy started in Alton in 2010. Both Debbie and Rachel...

Alton pilgrimage
Alton Webteam: Mon 24 Jun 5:44pm

Congratulations to the 12 walkers who braved the weather and set off from Rowledge Methodist Church to walk the 10.6 miles to Alton on the last stage of the Circuit Prayer Pilgrimage. In the 9 days between Ascension and Pentecost Rev Chris Blake visited all the churches in the Circuit and was thrilled that 92 people joined him on at least one of the walks. Many others generously provided...