The Road to Emmaus

Here in the first of our videos for Schools Collective Worship Rev Jo explores the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24:13:35.

Some activities you could do: 

Make a road and go on a journey: you could do paper and pen, chalk on a pavement, make a road of cushions or pebbles or follow a path in the garden. Take someone on a journey: some toy cars, a person, your favourite cuddly toys. What do you notice along the road you are travelling? Is it smooth or bumpy? What is at the end of the road? 

Give thanks for your food. In the story Jesus broke bread with his friends and gave thanks for the food. Before you eat a meal today perhaps say thank you to God for the food you are going to share. 

Take some time to talk to Jesus. Imagine he is with you sitting next to you or walking round the garden with you. What do you need to tell him? We believe that Jesus is with us through his Holy Spirit. We can’t see him, we have faith that he is there.  

Feeling adventurous? Perhaps set up the story with some Lego figures and then take some pictures or create an animation. Or make the Road to Emmaus in Minecraft? 

Do share any pictures of your Road to Emmaus creations – email them to Rev Jo revneary@gmail.com.

External Resources

You can watch another version of the same story here –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndtnZV-5QTo

Help The Prout Bridge Project
Local charity The Prout Bridge Project has launched a drive to raise funds for a community vehicle.
Worship at Home – Easter Day
Join the Beaminster Team for a Worship at Home video for Sunday 4th April March 2021 – Easter Day.
Messy Church Good Friday
Join us online on Good Friday – April 2nd 2021 – for fun activities for all the family. Updated now with the video.
Holy Week Reflection – Wednesday
In the third of our Holy Week reflections The Venerable Patrick Evans explores the apostles praying in the garden.
Holy Week Reflection – Tuesday
In the second of our Holy Week reflections Revd Prebendary Alastair Wheeler explores the events in the Garden of Gethsemane.