Alternative pumpkin carving

Alternative pumpkins

Have fun with some pumpkins in October by celebrating the light of Jesus. Instead of carving scary faces, create a positive image such as a cross or the letters of the word ‘Jesus’. (I’ve tried to do an angel but haven’t managed so if you do, please send me a photo!) Look up some Bible verses … Read more

Emptying pumpkin reflection

If you’re doing a pumpkin carving, the first job is to cut off the ‘lid’ and scoop out the inners. I came across this idea by Sharon Ely on how to use the scooping as a reflection. As you empty your pumpkin, reflect on Jesus who emptied himself by being human. This is also translated … Read more