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Children’s and Family Ministries Hand in Hand Conference 2013

1-3 February
BIG Ministries, once again, had the pleasure of attending and being involved in the annual Hand in Hand Conference down in Eastbourne. Each year the conference attracts 100’s...
Posted at 08:16am on 26th February 2013
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Welcome to the BIG Academy - 12 BIG Questions

To go alongside the new album, we have written a brand new resource for use in 7-11's Church children's groups, called 12 BIG Questions.

James and Jo have been working hard...
Posted at 16:24pm on 16th January 2013
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Welcome to the BIG Academy - the brand new album (out Feb) by BIG Ministries

We have been busy busy getting the new album of 13 exciting new tracks done. It has finally gone off to the manufacturers, and we wait for a few weeks...
Posted at 16:14pm on 16th January 2013
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ONE BiG DAY 2013

2013 is shaping up to be a ONE BiG DAY filled year for BIG Ministries. So far we have four ONE BiG DAY events taking place in four different locations...
Posted at 15:57pm on 1st January 2013
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Training Day - Huddersfield

We travelled all the way up to a rather chilly Huddersfield on Friday and stayed in a nice new Travelodge (after visiting Huddersfield's other, not so nice Travelodge first… oops!)...
Posted at 17:03pm on 10th October 2012
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Assembly & Workshops - Lapworth Primary School

It was our first time in a school for a while and we were in for the day! First, leading an assembly based around the theme of respect and then...
Posted at 16:37pm on 8th October 2012
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Big Bash Holiday Club - St Luke’s Methodist Church, Hoylake

Over the summer, we once again visited St Luke’s Methodist Church in Hoylake. St Luke’s is host to an annual summer holiday club called, The Big Bash. After a few...
Posted at 16:14pm on 20th August 2012
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Year 6 School Leavers Service - Birmingham Cathedral

2, 3 & 5 July 2012

Each year, the people at Birmingham Cathedral put on a service for the Church of England Schools in the Birmingham area. They are a way...
Posted at 13:10pm on 2nd July 2012
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Big Church Day Out 2012 - Wiston House (West Sussex)

2-3 June 2012

After travelling far, far away across land, seas, oceans and mountains, by motorised vehicle and by foot, with only a pack of triangular shaped crisps and some jelly...
Posted at 13:00pm on 2nd June 2012
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ONE BiG DAY - Stoke On Trent

19 May 2012

This was our second ONE BiG DAY event - One of many events that will be taking place across the country. To read more on the vision for...
Posted at 12:42pm on 19th May 2012
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ONE BiG DAY - Birmingham

10 March 2012

Well, we’ve done it: our first ONE BiG DAY event! It was super and great, and we had a lot of fun celebrating God with our friends in Birmingham (and...
Posted at 16:25pm on 10th March 2012
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Advent Day - Swan Bank

26 November 2011

BIG Ministries were very pleased to be invited back to Swan Bank in Stoke to run an advent celebration afternoon. This was to be BIG Ministries' first event...
Posted at 15:09pm on 26th November 2011
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ECG North East

5-6 November 2011



So, here's what happened... We drove up to Gateshead! Do you know how far away that is from Birmingham? It’s not as far as places that are further...
Posted at 11:44am on 5th November 2011
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Training Day - Bethel Church, Coventry

29 October 2011

BIG Ministries were privileged to go back to Bethel Church in Coventry, where myself and Jo grew up, to deliver some training. The day was a ‘taster session’...
Posted at 12:40pm on 29th October 2011
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BIG Party - Warfield Churches Together

16 October 2011

Here we were again, in Warfield... But this time we didn’t get caught up in a triathlon on the journey there. I for one preferred not travelling at...
Posted at 12:34pm on 16th October 2011
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Training Day - Huddersfield Methodist Circuit

1 October 2011

This was a fairly pleasant event... aside from the atrocious drive to Huddersfield on the Friday night, which put everyone off Burger King and included chaotic traffic on...
Posted at 12:14pm on 1st October 2011
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Weekend Away - St John's Harborne, Birmingham (But in Swanwick)

23-25 September 2011

It was two years ago when when we last joined St John’s Church for their weekend away at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick and I remember it...
Posted at 12:23pm on 25th September 2011
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All-age Service - Barnt Green Baptist Church

11 September 2011

We were once again back at Barnt Green Baptist Church to lead their all-age service. We had set everything up the previous evening, which meant we could have...
Posted at 14:26pm on 11th September 2011
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Holiday Club - Holcombe Brooke Methodist Church

30 August - 2 September 2011

After completing one holiday club in Hoylake, we thought to ourselves, ‘What better way of spending the end of summer, than doing another holiday club?’...
Posted at 12:16pm on 2nd September 2011
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Holiday Club - St Luke’s Methodist Church, Hoylake

22-26 August 2011

BIG Ministries once again had the pleasure of being part of the BIG Bash holiday club at St Luke’s Methodist Church in Hoylake. It was the fourth year...
Posted at 14:29pm on 26th August 2011
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Detling Summer Celebration

6-11 August 2011

The mission: Get to Detling

The means: Via the M25

The problem: It was CLOSED!

Yes, it was the day (6 August) that the M25 was closed (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-14429928) that the BIG...
Posted at 13:50pm on 11th August 2011
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Sheffield - BIG Party

30 July 2011

Hi everyone. We went to Sheffield the other day to do a BIG Party - which was lucky because it was really REALLY hot and sunny outside and...
Posted at 14:13pm on 30th July 2011
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Birmingham - Year 6 School leavers, Cathedral Services

4-8 July 2011

Here we were once again. Back in Birmingham Cathedral. Sshhh people are praying... It wasn’t actually that quiet. After we moved every holy item we could find out...
Posted at 11:27am on 8th July 2011
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BIG Strategy Day

25 June 2011

Saturday 25 June was a very exciting day for BIG Ministries as we had our first ever official Strategy Day!

We decided to have a ‘Strategy Day’ as this...
Posted at 13:48pm on 25th June 2011
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Wellingborough - BIG Party

24 June 2011

It was great to be a part of the BIG team again for another exciting event.

This one has to go down in history as being 'the one with...
Posted at 10:38am on 24th June 2011
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BIG Party & All-age service - Cambray Baptist Church

18-19 June

So, rather unusually we were doing a relatively local event, which was nice as it didn't mean another really early start!

So we set off, had a relatively uneventful journey...
Posted at 14:23pm on 19th June 2011
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BIG Party - Warfield Churches Together

12 June 2011

This event goes down in history as BIG Ministries’ earliest start, with many of us waking up at around 5:30am to leave Birmingham at around 6:00am to get...
Posted at 13:40pm on 12th June 2011
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Holiday Club - Christ Church, Bedford

31 May - 5 June

We all just stayed in a MASSIVE house! I had a pool table in my bedroom. There was a music room with an organ in it....
Posted at 13:31pm on 5th June 2011
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Big Church Day Out 2011 - Wiston House (West Sussex)

28-29 May 2011

BIG Ministries had once again been invited to the Big Church Day Out, but this time at Wiston House in West Sussex. Also, we were there for more...
Posted at 13:14pm on 29th May 2011
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ECG Conference 2011 - Llandudno

28 April - 2 May 2011

And so, up in North Wales (that’s 'up' from Birmingham), just past that Subway and Costa establishment that we religiously stop at, and just under...
Posted at 11:47am on 28th April 2011
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Spring Harvest - Week 1 (Skegness)

9-14 April 2011

So this year BIG Ministries made their all-age debut at Spring Harvest - Week 1 (Skegness). Has anyone ever been to Skegness? It’s lovely.

On arrival at Spring Harvest...
Posted at 11:12am on 9th April 2011
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BIG Weekend - Holcombe Brook Methodist Church, Lancashire

6-7 November 2010

So, Saturday morning we left Birmingham behind and 2 and a bit hours later (and then a bit more due to a faulty sat-nav), we had all arrived...
Posted at 09:56am on 7th November 2010
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The BIG Run - Dublin Marathon 2010

Monday 25 October 2010

Well, we did it. 4 'non-runners' - Damian, Jo, Lou & Pete - completed a marathon (which is a very long run if you weren't sure!) OH...
Posted at 14:09pm on 3rd November 2010
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BIG Light Party, Queens Road Church, Wimbledon

Sunday 31 October 2010

The second event over this particular weekend saw us travel down to Queens Road Church in Wimbledon. It was the second time we’d ran a BIG Light...
Posted at 14:11pm on 31st October 2010
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BIG Light Party - Catshill Baptist Church

Saturday 30 October 2010

The first of two BIG Light Parties over the weekend saw us at Catshill Baptist Church in Catshill, Bromsgrove. It was great to be doing a local...
Posted at 15:38pm on 30th October 2010
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ECG Midlands Conference, Swan Bank Centre, Stoke

Saturday 16 October 2010

It was cold, dark and before the time that anyone is supposed to be up and driving around on a Saturday morning. It was at this early...
Posted at 15:25pm on 16th October 2010
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Party in the Park - Bethel Church, Coventry

Saturday 11 September 2010

Every year, Bethel Church in Coventry put on a fun community event for all ages. There’s bouncy castles, barbecues, games, face painting, a load of other fun...
Posted at 13:49pm on 11th September 2010
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All-age Service, Barnt Green Baptist Church

Sunday 29 August 2010

For the 5th time, or is it the 6th... actually it might be the 7th time... who knows? Anyway, however many times it was, we were once...
Posted at 12:30pm on 29th August 2010
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BIG Party - All Saint's, Marcham

Thursday 26 August 2010

This event was actually a BIG Party that coincided with the end of a four day holiday club at All Saint's Church in Marcham. They’d had loads...
Posted at 12:09pm on 26th August 2010
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BIG Bash 2010 - Hoylake & Meols

Monday to Friday 16-20 August

It was a pleasure to be invited back up to Hoylake, for a third year to help run their holiday club. We had been told before...
Posted at 12:01pm on 20th August 2010
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BIG Weekend - Failsworth Salvation Army Community Church

Saturday & Sunday 17-18 July 2010

We had a great weekend with the Salvation Army Community Church in Failsworth. Arriving on the Saturday morning we set up for the BIG Party...
Posted at 11:59am on 18th July 2010
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Cathedral Services - Birmingham

5-9 July 2010

Once again it was a pleasure to be involved in the primary school leavers services held at Birmingham Cathedral. The services, which are held each year in the...
Posted at 14:45pm on 9th July 2010
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BIG Weekend - Bramhall

Saturday & Sunday 26-27 June 2010

Photo by Matthew Couper (thanks!)

It was great to be on team again for a full weekend of BIG Ministries fun in Bramhall. We were greeted...
Posted at 16:21pm on 26th June 2010
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All-age Service - Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

Sunday 20 June 2010

BIG Ministries arrived at Brighton Road Baptist Church in Horsham on Saturday ready to do another event at the church. BIG Ministries has been there quite a...
Posted at 13:00pm on 20th June 2010
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Kid's Zone - Big Church Day Out, Stanford Hall

Saturday 29 May

As we drove up to the site early in the morning, seeing everything being set up for the day, it was not the glorious sunshine we'd hoped for....
Posted at 21:20pm on 29th May 2010
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BIG Party – St. Peter’s Baptist, Worcester

Monday 17 May 2010



Once again we were very happy to be invited back to St Peter’s to do a BIG Party. Having been there back in November to do a...
Posted at 11:07am on 17th May 2010
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BIG Party & Training – Salford

Saturday 15 May 2010



Travelling up to Salford at a reasonable time on a Saturday morning would have been nice. Maybe leaving at 9am or even 8am would have been fine......
Posted at 11:03am on 15th May 2010
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ECG 2010

Tuesday 6 to Sunday 11 April 2010

Grab yourself a cup of tea. Pete went a bit overboard on this one...

New and old team members met for an early start on...
Posted at 16:46pm on 11th April 2010
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Barrow Baptist Church

Sunday 7 February 2010
It was an early start for the BIG team as we set off from Birmingham at 7.30am to head to Barrow-upon-Soar in Leicestershire. Still, it was nice...
Posted at 14:55pm on 7th February 2010
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