Week five of lent rolls around pretty quickly and along with it are the words from John. Through death there will be life.
I had the idea of making a cross of people for this week, of showing how the cross is of us, for us and all about us. I showed the kids these pictures of people making the shape of the cross.
the finger cross
the standing cross
the hole in the crowd cross
but, as often happens when you journey in scripture with kids, they showed me a deeper meaning and an image which they felt worked better. They focussed on the cross being about love and protection and that the verses of John tell them about being fathered by God. Here was their choice of image.